Craig McLean

Culture

Making a murderer: Freddie Fox on his new role as Jeremy Bamber

The White House Farm killings – which saw Bamber convicted of shooting dead his family at the age of 24 – were one of the most notorious British crimes of the Eighties. How does an actor prepare for that kind of role – especially when, 34 years later, the murderer still insists he’s innocent?

Life

Inside Hackney’s secret CCTV bunker

Volume 4 Issue 002: The Face spent a night in the hub where the London borough’s dealers, flashers and murderers are caught on camera. But is CCTV really “Caring for the Community Through Vigilance”?

Society

Crisis at Christmas

Hundreds of turkey crowns, buckets of cranberry sauce, bacon sarnies, football tournaments, haircuts, eye tests, showers, tellies and a warm, dry bed for a night or two: how the homelessness charity is helping thousands of rough sleepers this festive season.

Music

The Tao of Pharrell

The Face met with legendary hitman Pharrell Williams and Beats by Dre president Luke Wood for a special recording studio sit-down in Miami.

Music

Who the hell is Gerry Cinnamon?

He’s the biggest, most secretive British musician you’ve possibly never heard of. And, after breaking records, he’s now breaking his interview silence here.

Archive

Godspeed you black emperor!

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?

Culture

Heeeere’s Ewan!

Starring in a sequel to The Shining, one of the greatest horror films of all time? Or going back to Scotland to shoot the follow-up to Trainspotting? Ewan McGregor reveals which scared him most. (Clue: it was the one with all the drugs.)

Music

An encounter with Mr Noel Gallagher

On the agenda: his spacey new direction, the need for a live scissors player, the importance of Vossi Bop, milking dry the Oasis cash cow and no questions about Liam (but we asked anyway).

Life

Eaglewatch

Volume 4 Issue 001: Tagging birds of prey and retrieving dead bodies: in Scotland on the trail of the raptor harassers.

Culture

Rebel. Hero. Hustler. God.

So goes the tagline to Diego Maradona, the new documentary about the legendary – and legendarily complicated – Argentine footballer directed by Asif Kapadia.

Music

Liam Gallagher: As It Was

Review: From the head-spinning heights of the Champagne Supernova years to the collapse of Beady Eye, As It Was follows the comeback of the decade.

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