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Books about jazz you need to read
Books

Books about jazz you need to read

Deb Grant shares her top picks that are a must for anyone who loves jazz – and especially everyone who doesn’t

Lucy Sweet: Glastonbury – ‘the maddest masterclass of sensory overload’
Music

Lucy Sweet: Glastonbury – ‘the maddest masterclass of sensory overload’

The BBC’s televised coverage of Glastonbury reminded Lucy Sweet how much she loves a festival – just as long as the cameras are not on her

Life as a midwife aid worker: ‘Plagued by vivid dreams of the patients I felt I had failed’
Books

Life as a midwife aid worker: ‘Plagued by vivid dreams of the patients I felt I had failed’

For Anna Kent, writing was a way of processing the emotional burden of frontline aid work – the lives she saved and the ones she couldn’t.

The Odd Throuple: Only Murders In The Building is back with a triumphant second season
TV

The Odd Throuple: Only Murders In The Building is back with a triumphant second season

Why I created a book full of weird and wonderful images I found in online archives
Books

Why I created a book full of weird and wonderful images I found in online archives

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Darren McGarvey: ‘Austerity was class war. I want to hit back’
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Darren McGarvey: ‘Austerity was class war. I want to hit back’

‘I hope young activists will take heart’: Sir Nick Partridge on Aids: The Unheard Tapes
TV

‘I hope young activists will take heart’: Sir Nick Partridge on Aids: The Unheard Tapes

Rainn Wilson on the time Bryan Cranston almost killed the cast of The Office
TV

Rainn Wilson on the time Bryan Cranston almost killed the cast of The Office

Being deaf is no tragedy – it’s one of my greatest strengths
Books

Being deaf is no tragedy – it’s one of my greatest strengths

‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’
TV

‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’

Aids: The Unheard Tapes – stories from the heart of a crisis
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Aids: The Unheard Tapes – stories from the heart of a crisis

I was an Old Bailey judge. Here’s what really goes on in court
Books

I was an Old Bailey judge. Here’s what really goes on in court

Lauren Layfield: ‘Normal men, innocent men’ and me
TV

Lauren Layfield: ‘Normal men, innocent men’ and me

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Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career
Music

Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career

David Harbour would rather grow up in the time of Stranger Things than be a kid today
TV

David Harbour would rather grow up in the time of Stranger Things than be a kid today

Six things we learned from Phoebe Bridgers live at Glasgow Barrowland
Music

Six things we learned from Phoebe Bridgers live at Glasgow Barrowland

Rainn Wilson emailed Star Trek: Strange New Worlds to say Harry Mudd would ‘fit right in’
TV

Rainn Wilson emailed Star Trek: Strange New Worlds to say Harry Mudd would ‘fit right in’

Elvis review: The paradox of American myth-making
Film

Elvis review: The paradox of American myth-making

‘A landmark moment’: Arthur Hughes on being the first disabled actor to play Richard III at the RSC
Theatre

‘A landmark moment’: Arthur Hughes on being the first disabled actor to play Richard III at the RSC

Rowan Atkinson: ‘I always liked the definition of art as the rejection of the status quo’
Comedy

Rowan Atkinson: ‘I always liked the definition of art as the rejection of the status quo’

Yoga by Emmanuel Carrère review: An intriguing journey with a uniquely inventive writer
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Yoga by Emmanuel Carrère review: An intriguing journey with a uniquely inventive writer

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O-T Fagbenle: ‘I’m wary of being involved in the soap opera of politics’
TV

O-T Fagbenle: ‘I’m wary of being involved in the soap opera of politics’

Mr Bean meets Breaking Bad – why Man vs Bee is a comedy masterpiece
TV

Mr Bean meets Breaking Bad – why Man vs Bee is a comedy masterpiece

‘Glastonbury is like Disneyland – when you’re there, you don’t really think of the outside world’ 
Culture

‘Glastonbury is like Disneyland – when you’re there, you don’t really think of the outside world’ 

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies
Film

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies

The Lost Girls: ‘This movie represents my own process of growing up’
Film

The Lost Girls: ‘This movie represents my own process of growing up’

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is a radical reminder that older women are sexual beings
Film

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is a radical reminder that older women are sexual beings

Lightyear: Astronaut Tim Peake reveals five things films get right about space
Space

Lightyear: Astronaut Tim Peake reveals five things films get right about space

Calum Scott: ‘Pouring my heart out is the only way I can write’
Music

Calum Scott: ‘Pouring my heart out is the only way I can write’

Everything Went Fine: A right-to-die story that’s strangely life-affirming 
film

Everything Went Fine: A right-to-die story that’s strangely life-affirming 

The Lazarus Project is about the near misses we’ve had with the end of the world, says writer Joe Barton
TV

The Lazarus Project is about the near misses we’ve had with the end of the world, says writer Joe Barton

Can design solve homelessness, the climate crisis and racism?
BetterPod

Can design solve homelessness, the climate crisis and racism?

Everything we know about Squid Game season two, now that it’s official
Squid Game

Everything we know about Squid Game season two, now that it’s official

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