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Glastonbury 2024: There’s a place for everyone on Worthy Farm
Music

Glastonbury 2024: There’s a place for everyone on Worthy Farm

Electronica and jazz fans were well catered for at this year’s Glastonbury festival
The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers
Books

The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers

Jenna Coleman on policing the town that MeToo forgot in The Jetty
TV

Jenna Coleman on policing the town that MeToo forgot in The Jetty

Top Stories

Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism
Books

Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’
Letter to my younger self

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’

Letter To My Younger Self

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Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’
Malorie Blackman speaking at the Merky Books Literature Festival in 2023
Letter to my younger self

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’

Rowan Williams: ‘The challenge is whether religion is part of the solution or part of the problem’
Letter To My Younger Self

Rowan Williams: ‘The challenge is whether religion is part of the solution or part of the problem’

Line of Duty’s Martin Compston: ‘I was a wee bit of wide-o. But I don’t think there was any malice’
Martin Compston at the Waterfront Cinema in Greenock ahead of the preview of his new series, Martin Compston's Scottish Fling. Picture date: Monday September 5, 2022.
Letter To My Younger Self

Line of Duty’s Martin Compston: ‘I was a wee bit of wide-o. But I don’t think there was any malice’

CBeebies star George Webster: ‘If we were all the same the world would be very boring’
Letter To My Younger Self

CBeebies star George Webster: ‘If we were all the same the world would be very boring’

TV

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Jenna Coleman on policing the town that MeToo forgot in The Jetty
TV

Jenna Coleman on policing the town that MeToo forgot in The Jetty

Spent star Michelle de Swarte: ‘Someone had to tell me I was homeless – I was in such denial’
Michelle de Swarte
TV

Spent star Michelle de Swarte: ‘Someone had to tell me I was homeless – I was in such denial’

Karen Gillan: ‘It’s better to tell the story of Douglas is Cancelled than not tell the story’
TV

Karen Gillan: ‘It’s better to tell the story of Douglas is Cancelled than not tell the story’

Supacell star Calvin Demba on race, male bravado and breaking the modern superhero formula
Calvin Demba, star of Netflix's Supacell
TV

Supacell star Calvin Demba on race, male bravado and breaking the modern superhero formula

Books

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The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers
Books

The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers

Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism
Books

Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’
Malorie Blackman speaking at the Merky Books Literature Festival in 2023
Letter to my younger self

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’

Top 5 books by Latin American writers, chosen by poet and author Richard Gwyn
Books

Top 5 books by Latin American writers, chosen by poet and author Richard Gwyn

Interviews

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Jenna Coleman on policing the town that MeToo forgot in The Jetty
TV

Jenna Coleman on policing the town that MeToo forgot in The Jetty

Jenna Coleman undergoes a great unravelling in The Jetty – BBC One’s new police drama, created by Cat Jones
Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism
Books

Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’
Malorie Blackman speaking at the Merky Books Literature Festival in 2023
Letter to my younger self

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’

Film

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Why watching the news can be like watching a horror film – literally
Film

Why watching the news can be like watching a horror film – literally

Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation is an eerie prediction of our surveillance age
Film

Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation is an eerie prediction of our surveillance age

Kinds of Kindness show it’s not enough to accept alienation under capitalism – we must love it too
Margaret Qualley, Jesse Plemons and Willem Dafoe in Yorgos Lanthimos' 'Kinds of Kindness'
Film

Kinds of Kindness show it’s not enough to accept alienation under capitalism – we must love it too

Jeff Nichols on The Bikeriders, punk rock and what makes Austin Butler a ‘stone cold movie star’
Jodie Comer and Austin Butler in The Bikeriders
Film

Jeff Nichols on The Bikeriders, punk rock and what makes Austin Butler a ‘stone cold movie star’

Music

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Glastonbury 2024: There’s a place for everyone on Worthy Farm
Music

Glastonbury 2024: There’s a place for everyone on Worthy Farm

Travis frontman Fran Healy on unfinished business and why being working class is a superpower
Travis (l-r) Andy Dunlop, Fran Healy, Dougie Payne and Neil Primrose
Music

Travis frontman Fran Healy on unfinished business and why being working class is a superpower

‘The Jazz Bar is too important to fail’ says the couple who saved an Edinburgh institution
Venue Watch

‘The Jazz Bar is too important to fail’ says the couple who saved an Edinburgh institution

RuPaul’s Drag Race star Thorgy Thor on injecting stuffy symphony orchestras with big queer energy
RuPaul's Drag Race star Thorgy Thor
Music

RuPaul’s Drag Race star Thorgy Thor on injecting stuffy symphony orchestras with big queer energy

Art

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Superstar Arts: This charity gives people with learning disabilities the chance to create
Art

Superstar Arts: This charity gives people with learning disabilities the chance to create

‘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’

Theatre

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Can the story of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol show us a way through the climate crisis?
The cast of new play Kyoto in rehearsals
Theatre

Can the story of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol show us a way through the climate crisis?

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

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’

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