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Rising Actress Chloe Pirrie on Storytelling, Sacrifice and Being an Introvert in an Extrovert World

“As an actor you’re confronted with your appearance all the time in a very real way – and you have…

Back to School: the Enduring Fascination With the School-Set Novel

Whether it’s a childhood classic or contemporary adult fiction, why do we love novels that evoke our school years?

The Top 6 Things to Do at Lost Village Festival

This daytime-centric festival is about more than just the music (although the lineup looks epic)

From Jai Paul’s Sun-Dappled Grooves to Techno Bangers, Welcome to the Music Editor’s Essential August Playlist

Part Ibiza madness, part park lazing, in one blissful sonic package

Are These the Worst Blockbusters of All Time?

Films so bad they don’t even qualify as popcorn fodder

Feminist Embroidery, Jazz Festivals and Fashion Freak Shows: What To Do This August

Take a tour of Posy Simmons’ sharply satirical illustrations, then catch a film under the stars at Somerset House

Dance-Pop Singer RAYE on Gospel Inspirations, New Releases and Ending Girl Hate

“Women are making an effort to look out for each other. God, do we need it in this industry!”

Anatomy of a Juggernaut: What Makes a Book a Summer Smash Hit?

From Gone Girl to The Underground Railroad, Books Editor Sarah Shaffi attempts to unravel the alchemy behind ‘big’ holiday reads

Musician, Performance Artist and Anarchic Trailblazer Amanda Palmer Shares Her Rules For Living Well

“We live in a strange society that simultaneously over-worships and undervalues artists. That’s a long-standing disease in our poor culture.”

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