Bryan Adams photographs Saweetie for the 2022 Pirelli calendar. Photograph: Alessandro Scotti/Pirelli/PA Wire

Images of recording artists including Cher, Iggy Pop, Jennifer Hudson and Grimes will feature in one of the world’s best-known photographic commission(...)

A homecoming: Orla Tinsley. Photograph: Laura Hutton

After six years living in New York City, where she had a double lung transplant, Orla Tinsley moved back to Ireland in August. she reflects on the (...)

Angel Di Maria of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates victory with fans outside the stadium after last Wednesday’s Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund in Paris, played behind closed doors. Photograph: Getty

There’s no business like show business, only now there’s no show business either, and precious little sport. Our shared distractions have been sacrifi(...)

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson amid racism row controversy. File photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson in the wake of a controversy over racially charged comments made by the Irish actor. The star of Sister Act (...)

Cellar Door: ‘It’s as if Darren Aronofsky made a film about the Magdalene Laundries.’

We should have seen Cellar Door coming. Focusing on a young woman as she searches for the child who may have been taken by the Catholic Church, Viko N(...)

Penny Marshall: the first woman to direct a movie that grossed more than $100m. Photograph: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Penny Marshall, the nasal-voiced co-star of the slapstick sitcom Laverne & Shirley and later the chronically self-deprecating director of hit film(...)

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart ‘I’m sorry that I hurt people’. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Comedian Kevin Hart has stepped down as host of the 2019 Academy Awards amid controversy over alleged homophobic tweets he posted nearly a decade ago.(...)

The Simpsons character Apu in the Kwik-E-Mart. Photograph: Fox

The Simpsons is not going to include Indian character Apu in future episodes after a backlash against alleged racial stereotyping, a producer has said(...)

Tiffany Haddish has been working her way up through various sitcoms since 2005. Photograph: Maarten de Boer/NBC/NBC via Getty Images
Tiffany Haddish: Our New VBF

There are some people who, no matter what they do, are just entertaining. They can turn the most mundane task into something comical, without even try(...)

Viola Davis on race and TV: “Things have changed in TV, certainly, because you now have 400 television shows on the air. There are stations you’ve never heard of. Because of the sheer volume you have more opportunity for actors in general.”

We have rarely had an Oscar favourite as unassailable as Viola Davis. At time of writing, one particularly mean bookmaker has her at 1/66 to win best (...)

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