Benny Drama’s unholiest internet habits

My Media Diet: The comedian has just released his new podcast, Ride, and has his own TV show in the pipeline. Here, he recommends Pedro Pascal TikToks and cures for perioral dermatitis.

How cinema is giving a voice to queer children

While the lives of queer young people are used as a political football, a wave of films are offering a counter-narrative, giving them agency onscreen while standing up to institutionalised homophobia.

Ewan Mitchell, master of reality

Ewan Mitchell plays Aemond Targaryen, the power-hungry prince in Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon. Aemond’s no one-eyed jester. Yet the actor’s first shoot and print interview are all a bit... what’s the word?... bonkers. And brilliant. A peeper-popping example of an actor, high on the possibilities of the only job he ever wanted. And half a kilo of sugar.

Halle Bailey is ready to stand

Halle Bailey knew that, as a Black woman, her presence would add extra significance to her role in The Little Mermaid. What she didn’t expect was the way in which her and Ariel's journeys would run parallel.

Meet our spring introducing talent

Every issue, we compile the rising stars to watch. From actors to musicians, designers to writers, these are the up-and-coming names you need to know.

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