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).

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.

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”.

The best of THE FACE. Straight to your inbox. 

00:00 / 00:00