Ben Whishaw

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Emily Blunt in Disney’s musical Mary Poppins Returns, a sequel to the 1964 Mary Poppins

Disney chose its telecast of the 90th Academy Awards to introduce a teaser trailer for the much-anticipated sequel to one of its most beloved films: M(...)

'I like watching The Crown, it’s fun to imagine how the Royal family behave. I suppose anything about the Royal family is fascinating to us, it’s very weird.'

Current favourite book? A book I’ll take with me everywhere is The Darling Buds of May by HE Bates. They made it into a TV series which was okay, but (...)

The Young Offenders

It’s still so young as a medium: not even a century old. But so much has happened to television recently, it’s hard to say how we’ll be watching it by(...)

Clockwise from left: Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Teeter, Ashlei Sharpe-Chestnut, Erin Wilhelmi and Saoirse Ronan (foreground) in The Crucible at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York/ Photograph: Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

Walter Kerr Theatre, New York **** Broadway took Ivo van Hove into its glittering heart for his production of A View From The Bridge, so returning (...)

London Spy: Ben Whishaw is determined to discover the truth

As an espionage thriller London Spy (BBC Two, Monday) reveals itself slowly. We get the London bit from the first scene – beautiful blue-grey shots of(...)

Daniel Craig (James Bond). SPECTRE is released in the UK and Ireland on 26 October. The film will be released in the US on 6 November.

Since it was announced that Léa Seydoux was to play a character named Madeleine Swann in the 24th Bond film something has been nagging at this writ(...)

John C Reilly, Ben Whishaw and Colin Farrell in The Lobster.

Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Lobster, an Irish co-production, is to play in the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival next month. Produced by Element(...)

Nun of the above: Agata Kulesza in Ida

It’s Poland in the early 1960s. Ida (Agata Trzebuchowska), a young orphan raised by Catholic nuns, leaves the convent so that she might meet her es(...)

Is it cheap to suggest that the folk behind this polite drama have their eyes on both the gay pound and the grey pound? Perhaps. But it’s too late to (...)

The Zero Theorem 2:26

Gifted “entity-cruncher” Qohen Leth (Christoph Waltz) is reassigned by Management (Matt Damon) to work from home on solving the near-impossible Zer(...)

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