One per cent: that’s how many teenage footballers signed to club youth squads make it. What happens to the other 99 per cent? Harvey, 16, knows how hard the journey can be.
Emerald Fennell and Carey Mulligan, the director and star of 2021’s smartest, sharpest, darkest thriller, discuss rape, romcoms, revenge and how a Britney banger put the Toxic in toxic masculinity.
Jessie Buckley and Josh O’Connor, the doomed lovers in the National Theatre’s disruptive new play-as-a-TV-film, explain why their Shakespeare adaptation is the right drama for right now.
In the second of a week-long series, figures from music, art, food, sex work and education look back on a year that shook their fields. Here, Louise Hall, President of the Arts University Bournemouth Students’ Union, reflects on a year on – and off – campus.
After EastEnders, Roots and Small Axe, the Londoner now stars in super-slick banking thriller Devils. But he does it all while championing the ethos learned alongside drama school mates Letitia Wright and John Boyega.
The star of the Scream films was also an improbable wrestling star – too improbable even for wrestling. A new documentary chronicles the actor’s attempts at a comeback in the so-called sport. But does it have the ring of truth?
2020 in review: As Wonder Woman 1984 opens in cinemas – only the second major film this entire year – we ask: is the collapse of moviegoing all the fault of 007?
With her second surprise release of the year, the singer-songwriter has come to fix, well, whatever she can.
The photographer who shot our New World Biking magazine feature on the challenges of keeping up with a gang of superfit city cyclists.
Actor Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù on the terrifying demons in his new Netflix film, and the responsibility he had to amplify the voices of refugees.
August 2001: They’ve been banged up, shot at, knifed, adored, ripped off, sampled and mobbed. There’s 30 of them and the youngest is eight. They’ve brought mob rule to the charts and rebuilt pop for the 21st century. This is So Solid Crew: get UR streets on to the future sound of young Britain.
Black History Month: It's September 1999. He is Napoleon in Pumas. In LA, he brokers peace for Biggie and Tupac. In London, he buys champagne for 700 friends. In Paris, he parties with George Lucas. And back in New York, there are the Spanish and rock markets to conquer… Has Puff Daddy come to save hip-hop, or to bury it?
Syd Minsky-Sargeant is on a teenage mission from Todmorden: to make hometown music that reaches up and out of the Calder Valley – and it’s electrifying the UK indie scene.
The Saint Maud actress is about to hit the big time in a billion-dollar TV reboot of Lord of the Rings.
The superfly spy leads from the front in Tehran, an addictive Israeli TV thriller series.
If ever there’s a time to call up Chuck D, it’s in this burning trash can of a moment. The leader of legendary rap group Public Enemy is as politically and socially conscious as ever on the eve of their 15th studio album, What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down?.
Christopher Nolan’s long-awaited blockbuster is finally in cinemas. We speak to his leading man about preventing a future apocalypse now, the importance of a Travis Scott soundtrack and why co-star R-Patz will make a great Batman (it’s all in the chin, apparently).
Shuggie Bain is a Glasgow-set tale of crumbling families, ruinous addiction and blossoming sexuality. It’s also the Booker-longlisted best book of the summer. Its author, New York-based Scotsman Douglas Stuart, explains his hard road to publication, both on and off-the-page.
Songs and ideas pour out of the prolific Yorkshire musician. No wonder FKA twigs, Jockstrap and Young Turks can’t get enough of him. Now, at last, he’s sharing them with us, too.
Jarvis Cocker has been a frankly towering figure in British music for almost 30 years, and not just ’cause he’s tall. Now the one-time Pulp man is back with new band Jarv Is… and a brilliant debut album – one whose lyrics are eerily of the moment. All together now: “This is one nation under a roof…”