Heartbreak, Fabric and Brexit: the frontman of Britain’s chirpiest electropop band on why he’s started writing piano ballads.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie, The Divine Comedy’s Foreverland album and tour, and the “Two Swords” episode of Game of Thrones.
When The X Factor claims that Little Mix are the biggest and best girl band in the world, you actually believe them.
The Sixties icon took poetry off the bookshelves and put it on the jukebox.
A misremembered anecdote about James Joyce is at the centre of this wittily-revived play.
The Nobel Laureate has died at the age of 90. His play The Accidental Death of an Anarchist is known for its takedown of police corruption. But for me, his power lies in his love for humanity’s failings.
No Man’s Land reminds us of Harold Pinter's enduring genius – these two actors bring a new richness to it.
“He’s like an invisible shadow over the whole music business, the whole culture.”
On the pop culture podcast this week: the Netflix documentary Amanda Knox, Solange Knowles’ album A Seat at the Table and ITV drama The Bletchley Circle.
Artists react to the news that their subcultural music streaming service may be heading for a commercial future.
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