Game, set, match: Arum Akom is on a mission to diversify tennis
A recent US study found that fewer than 20 per cent of professional tennis players come from non-white backgrounds. Here in South London, the 22-year-old wants to give a new generation of players their break.
From Virgin Marys to vibrators: the new dawn of glass-staining
Artists like Harry Duddridge and Esme Blegvad turn the traditional medium of stained glass on its head, creating sexy, pop culture-inspired pieces that look good enough to eat.
13 gloriously gory slasher movies to watch right now
From Scream to Psycho, here are 13 slasher flicks to get you in the mood for Netflix's upcoming Fear Street series.
Achtung! England are playing Germany – again
A German football fan who lives in – and loves – England explains her complex emotions in the countdown to the teams' big Euros showdown.
Simon Amstell is a funghi fun guy
Simon Amstell’s new stand-up show, Spirit Hole, explores the therapeutic powers of magic mushrooms. The comedian talks trips, quips and ripping the ego out of musicians on Popworld.
Love Island is hot people Christmas
...And unlike actual Christmas, the government can’t cancel it this year. Praise be to the return of the UK’s favourite dating reality TV show (sorry, Too Hot To Handle).
In The Heights’ Gregory Diaz IV on the New York Yankees and Matilda memories
Five Things: The In The Heights triple threat opens up about his most treasured items that will never be flogged off at a car boot sale.
Meet the people making bangers for kids TV shows
With millions of streams and a nostalgic TikTok audience eager to relive their childhoods, music from kid’s TV shows is having a viral moment. From Teen Titans Go! to The Backyardigans, THE FACE meets the creators behind the magic.
Primal screams: did A24 save horror?
From Midsommar to Hereditary, A24 has been revitalising the horror genre over the past few years, with prestige projects that tap into our most basic fears. With the release of False Positive this Friday, the studio’s reign of terror over cinema shows no signs of slowing down.
Clive Martin’s Hypnic Jerk embraces the doom of millennial dread
The 32-year-old British writer’s new podcast tackles everything from the cult of journalism to Britain’s relationship with Europe, one honest conversation at a time.
A proper guide to East London with Sef Kombo & Kitty Amor
A locals guide to Bristol with Shanti Celeste
A bouncing guide to Manchester with Swing Ting
A raw guide to South London with FLOHIO
Emily Alyn Lind has Hollywood in her blood
The actress grew up on the set of One Tree Hill and is about to go stratospheric in the upcoming reboot of Gossip Girl. She’s got teen drama in her veins, folks, and is a force of irrepressible cool, you’d better believe it…
Young, British and Muslim in the North of England
Over the past seven years, 41-year old photographer Nik Hartley has documented Sharaz Ali, a teenager living in a small Lancashire town. What have they taught one another? Not to be a “miserable old git”.
If You Were There by Francisco Garcia – what it means to be missing
When Francisco Garcia was just seven, his father, Christobal, went missing. Now, his new book, If You Were There, attempts to unravel the tense and ambiguous nature of estrangement.
Nollywood or bust: How social media is revitalising Nigeria’s film industry
Known for its hyperbolic drama, clips from old Nollywood films have become a mainstay in online meme culture. Now, companies like Netflix are catching on.
C.P. Company marks 50 years of seminal fashion with first ever book
C.P. Company 971 - 021. An informal history of Italian sportswear is an homage to Massimo Osti’s cult sportswear brand, through the eyes of those to whom it means the most.
Capturing the joy, glory and thrill of British streets
Streethearts is an on-going project by British photographer Cieron Magat, taken in Hackney, where he lives, and Reading, where he was born, between the years of 2016 and 2020.
When is a rug not a rug? When it’s art
With an adidas collab and a solo exhibition at London's Truman Brewery under her belt, 23-year-old Daisy Tortuga makes rugs to process the chaos of life.
Loki’s Wunmi Mosaku on imposter syndrome and wrestling Tom Hiddleston
Marvel’s most popular villain gets his own TV series and a journey to redemption – unless the British-Nigerian actress can stop him.
There’s more to the opioid epidemic than Mare of Easttown shows
The HBO limited series’ depiction of the opioid crisis is thin, but it’s not wrong. Its major blindspot? The fact that addicts are worthy of redemption.