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Why Sasquatch Sunset is so much more than just a gross-out comedy in Chewbacca drag
Jesse Eisenberg and Christophe Zajac-Denek in Sasquatch Sunset
Film

Why Sasquatch Sunset is so much more than just a gross-out comedy in Chewbacca drag

Though it initially seems like a gross-out comedy, Sasquatch Sunset interrogates the effect we are having on our planet
After the pandemic years, audience are more appreciative of intimate musical experiences than ever
Aurora Orchestra
Music

After the pandemic years, audience are more appreciative of intimate musical experiences than ever

Emilia Clarke feared being fired from Game of Thrones after brain injury
emilia clarke
Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke feared being fired from Game of Thrones after brain injury

Top Stories

Furiosa star Tom Burke: ‘It stung when someone said I didn’t have a face for TV’
Letter to my younger self

Furiosa star Tom Burke: ‘It stung when someone said I didn’t have a face for TV’

I wondered why Western media called the Yemen conflict an ‘invisible war’. Then I saw it for myself
Photography

I wondered why Western media called the Yemen conflict an ‘invisible war’. Then I saw it for myself

Letter To My Younger Self

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Furiosa star Tom Burke: ‘It stung when someone said I didn’t have a face for TV’
Tom Burke.
Letter to my younger self

Furiosa star Tom Burke: ‘It stung when someone said I didn’t have a face for TV’

Author Alexander McCall Smith: ‘At 16 I took myself terrifically seriously. And no one else did’
Alexander McCall Smith
Letter To My Younger Self

Author Alexander McCall Smith: ‘At 16 I took myself terrifically seriously. And no one else did’

Bikini Kill star and riot grrrl legend Kathleen Hanna: ‘I was singing to my younger self on Bikini Kill’s early songs’
Kathleen Hanna
Letter to my Younger Self

Bikini Kill star and riot grrrl legend Kathleen Hanna: ‘I was singing to my younger self on Bikini Kill’s early songs’

Liz Carr: ‘I was told all the time I wouldn’t live to be old – and I believed it’
Liz Carr
Letter To My Younger Self

Liz Carr: ‘I was told all the time I wouldn’t live to be old – and I believed it’

TV

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Furiosa star Tom Burke: ‘It stung when someone said I didn’t have a face for TV’
Tom Burke.
Letter to my younger self

Furiosa star Tom Burke: ‘It stung when someone said I didn’t have a face for TV’

Anjana Vasan on We Are Lady Parts season two, Malala and why UK must open its doors to immigrants
Anjana Vasan
TV

Anjana Vasan on We Are Lady Parts season two, Malala and why UK must open its doors to immigrants

Benedict Cumberbatch: ‘History judges us on how we treat those who are most vulnerable’
Benedict Cumberbatch in Netflix series Eric with his monster pal
TV

Benedict Cumberbatch: ‘History judges us on how we treat those who are most vulnerable’

Benedict Cumberbatch warns history is repeating itself as streethomelessness soars
Benedict Cumberbatch in Netflix series Eric with his monster pal
Film

Benedict Cumberbatch warns history is repeating itself as streethomelessness soars

Books

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I wondered why Western media called the Yemen conflict an ‘invisible war’. Then I saw it for myself
A child joins his father at a tribal meeting in Hasaba, where pro-Houthi tribes gather to show their allegiance
Photography

I wondered why Western media called the Yemen conflict an ‘invisible war’. Then I saw it for myself

Top 5 empowering teen novels, chosen by YA author Rebecca Westcott
Empowered teen
Books

Top 5 empowering teen novels, chosen by YA author Rebecca Westcott

All Fours by Miranda July review – a shockingly original voice and a story for our times
All Fours by Miranda July
Books

All Fours by Miranda July review – a shockingly original voice and a story for our times

The Horse by Willy Vlautin review – funny, shocking and heartfelt contender for book of the year
The Horse by Willy Vlautin
Books

The Horse by Willy Vlautin review – funny, shocking and heartfelt contender for book of the year

Interviews

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Inside the Big Issue: Game of Throne’s star Emilia Clarke and her fight back from brain injuries
Inside the Big Issue

Inside the Big Issue: Game of Throne’s star Emilia Clarke and her fight back from brain injuries

Inside this week’s issue, read our exclusive interview with Emilia Clarke – and much, much more
Bradley Riches on Heartstopper, new musical Babies and how coming out helped him embrace his autism
Theatre

Bradley Riches on Heartstopper, new musical Babies and how coming out helped him embrace his autism

Rory Stewart: ‘The Conservative Party is being punished for Boris Johnson and Liz Truss’
Politics

Rory Stewart: ‘The Conservative Party is being punished for Boris Johnson and Liz Truss’

Film

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Why Sasquatch Sunset is so much more than just a gross-out comedy in Chewbacca drag
Jesse Eisenberg and Christophe Zajac-Denek in Sasquatch Sunset
Film

Why Sasquatch Sunset is so much more than just a gross-out comedy in Chewbacca drag

Netflix’s Hit Man is what we used to call ‘a good time at the movies’ – but times have changed
Glen Powell in Hit Man
Film

Netflix’s Hit Man is what we used to call ‘a good time at the movies’ – but times have changed

Viggo Mortensen on Trump, corruption and why classic Westerns are like the best poetry
Viggo Mortensen in The Dead Don't Hurt
Film

Viggo Mortensen on Trump, corruption and why classic Westerns are like the best poetry

Furiosa director George Miller on the function of stories and why Mad Max is a ‘cautionary tale’
Furiosa
Film

Furiosa director George Miller on the function of stories and why Mad Max is a ‘cautionary tale’

Music

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After the pandemic years, audience are more appreciative of intimate musical experiences than ever
Aurora Orchestra
Music

After the pandemic years, audience are more appreciative of intimate musical experiences than ever

‘This country is run by idiots and fools’: Paul Weller on politics, God and the state of everything
Paul Weller and Johnny Harris
Music

‘This country is run by idiots and fools’: Paul Weller on politics, God and the state of everything

This is what happens to a local economy when Taylor Swift comes to town
Music

This is what happens to a local economy when Taylor Swift comes to town

How the UK’s jazz explosion led to a rebirth of cool
Ezra Collective after winning the 2023 Mercury Prize.
Music

How the UK’s jazz explosion led to a rebirth of cool

Art

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‘Each brush tells a story of hope’: Homeless artist hosts exhibition to help himself off the streets
homeless artist David Bedford
Homelessness

‘Each brush tells a story of hope’: Homeless artist hosts exhibition to help himself off the streets

Those wounded by the Troubles still walk among us. Their pain is as relevant today as ever
Art

Those wounded by the Troubles still walk among us. Their pain is as relevant today as ever

Artist Aasen Stephenson turns leaves into astounding works of art: ‘Nothing beats what nature makes’
The Leaf Man at work in his studio
Art

Artist Aasen Stephenson turns leaves into astounding works of art: ‘Nothing beats what nature makes’

Artist Ray Young: ‘Our government is threatening disabled people’s rights – there’s no compassion’
Theatre

Artist Ray Young: ‘Our government is threatening disabled people’s rights – there’s no compassion’

Theatre

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Bradley Riches on Heartstopper, new musical Babies and how coming out helped him embrace his autism
Theatre

Bradley Riches on Heartstopper, new musical Babies and how coming out helped him embrace his autism

Maggie & Me author Damian Barr: ‘Today’s Tories are far beyond Thatcher’s darkest dreams’
Theatre

Maggie & Me author Damian Barr: ‘Today’s Tories are far beyond Thatcher’s darkest dreams’

‘Whose voices have the right to be heard?’: Censorship of Black culture has existed for decades
Theatre

‘Whose voices have the right to be heard?’: Censorship of Black culture has existed for decades

Liz Carr: ‘I was told all the time I wouldn’t live to be old – and I believed it’
Liz Carr
Letter To My Younger Self

Liz Carr: ‘I was told all the time I wouldn’t live to be old – and I believed it’

Radio

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Uncanny USA podcast host Danny Robins on Bigfoot, UFOs and why Americans scare differently to Brits
Danny Robins on set for Uncanny USA sitting on a rusty car
Podcasts

Uncanny USA podcast host Danny Robins on Bigfoot, UFOs and why Americans scare differently to Brits

Rick Edwards: ‘I assumed I’d embrace being famous. I quickly realised that wasn’t the case’
Rick Edwards
Letter To My Younger Self

Rick Edwards: ‘I assumed I’d embrace being famous. I quickly realised that wasn’t the case’

BBC cuts to local radio are a cost we cannot afford: ‘Vulnerable people rely on radio’
A 1970s radio
Radio

BBC cuts to local radio are a cost we cannot afford: ‘Vulnerable people rely on radio’

Shaun Keaveny: ‘I was burnt out by the callousness and cruelty of this government’
Shaun Keaveny in a white t-shirt, smiling
Interview

Shaun Keaveny: ‘I was burnt out by the callousness and cruelty of this government’