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Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag

A couple of months ago, I found myself in a packed cinema to see a live theatre performance of one of the best shows on television. That came with the(...)

Artistic director of Irish Baroque Orchestra Peter Whelan: ‘I’m living in London, but it’s all about Dublin for me.’
Peter Whelan: On My Culture Radar

Current favourite book  I’m a big fan of the American author David Sedaris and I’m currently reading Calypso. I adore it. Like much of his work, (...)

Katy Davis: ‘To live a big life, you have to take big leaps.’ Photograph: Yasmine Kateb

When Katy Davis took her first professional pay cheque at the age of 12, it was playing the orphan Annie opposite Twink’s Miss Hannigan at the Olympia(...)

Tania Rodrigues and Clare Corbett, who have narrated hundreds of audiobooks. Photograph: Fabio De Paola/Guardian

Bill Bryson is sitting before a lectern in Audible’s London headquarters, narrating his latest book, a disquisition on human biology called The Body: (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan during a symposium on defamation law reform, at the Royal Irish Academy,  Dublin, on Thursday.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Removing juries from determining defamation cases and the size of awards was among the proposals suggested at a Department of Justice conference to co(...)

Amazon deal: Phoebe Waller-Bridge will work exclusively for Amazon Studios. Photograph: Jerod Harris/Getty

Phoebe Waller-Bridge will create and produce new television content exclusively for Amazon Prime Video after signing an overall deal with Amazon Studi(...)

Fleabag: the Irish Film Institute hosted a live screening of the sell-out West End play. Photograph: Joan Marcus

On Thursday evening, a long queue had formed outside Cinema 1 in the foyer of the Irish Film Institute. People weren’t lining up to attend a film prem(...)

From left: actor Alejandro Patino, filmmaker John Butler and actor Matt Bomer from the film ‘Papi Chulo’ pose for a portrait during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

What is the greatest challenge you have faced in your life?  My life has been an avalanche of privilege, but refusing to answer this question on (...)

“The idea was to create something finite and ephemeral that could exist and be a shared experience.”

The artistic response to the divided times in which we’ve found ourselves has been nothing if not varied. Slow-mo enough to reflect and respond as it’(...)

The friendship between Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anthony Mackie is measured out in violent video games

How much more does Black Mirror (Netflix, now streaming) have to reflect on? When Charlie Brooker’s brilliantly unsettling tech-fi began, late in 2011(...)

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