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No Time to Die: wouldn’t you rather watch No Time to Dine, in which James Bond is perpetually thwarted in his efforts to go out for a curry?

It has been a long road to get to the title of Bond 25. For a while the film was variously rumoured to be Eclipse (too generic), A Reason to Die (too (...)

A scene from Mike Leigh’s 2018 film, Peterloo. Photograph: Entertainment One

Thousands of people are to take part in a huge re-enactment of the Peterloo massacre to mark the 200th anniversary of one of the defining moments in B(...)

Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris and Lashana Lynch at the Bond 25 film launch in Jamaica. Photograph: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures

Anybody who doubts the continuing appeal of James Bond need only look to the furore generated by even the flimsiest snippet of gossip. The Daily Mail (...)

 Boris Johnson leaving his London home. To become the unifying Churchillian figure he so craves to be he will have to adopt the policies of Clement Attlee on the left and Enoch Powell on the right. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Great political parties can and do disappear. It is a fact of history. The Irish Home Rule Party disappeared in 1918. Around the same time the Liberal(...)

‘THE SCREAMING GIRLS CHANGED THE WORLD,’ THE FILM DIRECTOR SAYS ABOUT BEATLEMANIA. BUT IN YESTERDAY, HIS DELIGHTFUL NEW ROMCOM WRITTEN BY RICHARD C(...)

Andie MacDowell and Hugh Grant. They wanted Alan Rickman as male lead

Twenty-five years ago this, um, ah… month, one of the most… I suppose, erm, influential British films ever was… well, not to put to fine a point on it(...)

Family: Ballymun was chosen ‘because it’s an internationally recognisable landscape’ for a story that could happen in any city

Twenty-five years ago this month something significant happened on Irish television that wasn’t Riverdance. Over four weeks in May 1994, the country w(...)

007: Rami Malek will star alongside Daniel Craig in the 25th official Bond film. Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/NYT

The 25th James Bond film will star Rami Malek alongside Daniel Craig, its producers have confirmed. The widely anticipated news was announced at Ian (...)

Daniel Craig: Bond 25 is expected to be the last time he play the spy. Photograph: PA

The title and cast of the forthcoming James Bond film will be announced on Thursday. A tweet from the official 007 account on Wednesday said: “Coming(...)

The old country: performers during a scene showing a pre-industrial rural England as part of  the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

In his very funny and very sad novel about the years leading up to Brexit, entitled Middle England, Jonathan Coe captures a moment that now seems stra(...)

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