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Michael Palin will be appearing in a virtual pub chat. Photograph: Tom Jamieson/The New York Times

A Night in with Robert Webb Thursday, April 29th, 6.30pm, £8-£15, https://www.fane.co.uk Comedian and author Robert Webb. File photograph: (...)

Thin stuff: Alison Steadman and Dave Johns in 23 Walks

 Here is a film that asks a lot of the audience’s affection for two much-loved British actors. A sort of low-key concept film, 23 Walks imagines (...)

Some of the Hollywood cast, from left, Jeremy Pope as Archie Coleman, Darren Criss as Raymond Ainsley, and David Corenswet as Jack Castello.

Netflix’s Hollywood is being pitched in some quarters as being perfect for fans of La La Land and Glee. But be warned: instead of musical numbers Ryan(...)

We can safely assume that Ken Loach wouldn’t like to be thought of as any sort of institution. For more than 50 years, he’s been poking the British es(...)

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(...)

Look, Godmother, no hands: Nora O’Mahony  and Eugene Lambert  with Judge the dog in Wanderly Wagon.

This week came the sad news that “Stewart”, the canine actor who played Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s resident corgi Cheddar, had died. Stewart had a quiet, fl(...)

Marianne Jean-Baptiste: ‘I remember dressing up to go to Oxford Street because we were going to a big department store’

Marianne Jean-Baptiste is a laugh. I don’t suppose that will come as a huge surprise. In the 23 years since her Oscar-nominated turn in Mike Leigh’s (...)

Louise Bourgoin at the opening ceremony and screening of The Dead Don’t Die in Cannes, France. Photograph: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

Covering the Cannes Festival is a lot harder than you ungrateful people think. It can get awfully hot and some of the screenings are rather early in t(...)

Madonna: she will reach more than 180 million viewers when she takes to the stage in Tel Aviv on May 18th. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Pop superstar Madonna will perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month. The singer is expected to take to the stage in Tel Aviv on May(...)

The Girl In The Spider’s Web: Claire Foy. Photograph: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty

To the Rome Film Festival for the world premiere of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. You picture limousines jockeying for position on the Via Veneto. You(...)

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