The talented Matt Damon

Issue 1473

The talented Matt Damon

Good will ambassador

He hit the heights of the Hollywood A-list this week, speaking to Matt Damon in Cannes about finding a new identity and his new film Stillwater.

Guy Pearce

From Home and Away to Mare of Easttown, Aussie actor (and former teen bodybuilder) Guy Pearce is our Letter To My Younger Self.

Film festivals

If you can’t jet off this summer we bring a guide to film festivals closer to home so there’s still some escapism possible

Also inside:

  • Aisling Bea and hundreds more have already supported our petition to Stop Mass Homelessness – don’t forget to sign too!
  • We look at how revoking the £20 Universal Credit lift will devastate families
  • John Bird takes an Old Testament perspective on how we tackle homelessness
  • Author Onjali Q Raúf on her new book attempting to de-normalise the concept of kids’ holiday hunger
  • A trillion new trees would bring great benefit for the planet, but we should allow mother nature to do the planting, says Fred Pearce
  • Lesley Sharp on her long-awaited return to stage in Kae Tempest’s new play
  • Why Zippy from Rainbow is the most complex character in the history of television
  • And we discover the dirty truth about dishwashing
  • Plus Cambridge vendor Eamonn Kelly’s plans to adopt a cocker-spaniel