Hospital, filmed inside St. Mary's hospital, makes you feel intensely proud of the NHS, but furious at its structural problems. Plus: Taboo .
The musical note of Neeson’s baritone was a tuba, a double bass, the left end of a piano, containing the suggestion of a hinterland within.
La La Land is at its most convincing in those intimate exchanges between Gosling, with his melted eyes, and Stone, with her anime face.
The Sun's sources, Irish passports, and Corbyn in leather – maybe.
Did we ignore the warning signs?
The Worst Witch is, essentially, a story aimed at bookish young women that deals with imposter syndrome.
The bizarre collaboration of maverick filmmaker Lindsay Anderson and Wham! in China ended in a fallout and a forgotten documentary.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Tom Hardy’s period drama Taboo, the musical delights of La La Land and a children’s TV throwback with The Box of Delights.
The comic hero has always responded to US politics – even ditching his identity briefly after Watergate. Watch out for his reaction to the new President.
Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman and Tom Hiddleston won awards for the BBC’s The Night Manager, while Claire Foy was celebrated for her turn in Netflix’s The Crown.
Manet and Degas, Matisse and Picasso – The Art of Rivalry by Sebastian Smee reminds us that who we meet can change who we are.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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