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Cardi B rejects plea deal over alleged 2018 strip club fight

19/04/2019 • 19:29 Culture The Independent  

Cardi B, whose legal name is Belcalis Almanzar, allegedly threw bottles, a hookah pipe, and chairs at club bartenders in the summer of …

Mick Jagger makes first appearance post 'heart surgery' at premiere of partner Melanie Hamrick's ballet

19/04/2019 • 17:50 Culture The Independent  

Hamrick says Jagger is 'doing great – thank …

From prison to the stage and back to Tottenham

19/04/2019 • 14:52 Culture The Guardian  

Gina Moffatt’s remarkable story inspired Emma Dennis-Edwards to write Funeral Flowers, a hit at last year’s Edinburgh fringe. Now, the story has come …

Pirouettes like Jagger: inside the unlikely Rolling Stones ballet

19/04/2019 • 14:49 Culture The Guardian  

Mick Jagger and his ballerina girlfriend Melanie Hamrick hosted the US premiere of their ballet, soundtracked by Rolling Stones songs “I hope you’re …

Game of Thrones season 8: Richard Madden shares throwback photo with co-stars Kit Harington and Alfie Allen

19/04/2019 • 14:07 Culture The Independent  

All three actors are pictured in Madden's photo after their first read-through for the show's …

Hillary and Clinton review – Laurie Metcalf on winning form in solid drama

19/04/2019 • 13:07 Culture The Guardian  

The Golden Theatre, New York The Tony award winner dominates as the politician in a 2008-set work of speculative stage drama with John Lithgow as her …

Sean McLoughlin: ‘If I was as funny as my girlfriend I’d be a millionaire by now’

19/04/2019 • 13:00 Culture The Guardian  

The writer, standup and ‘the best comedian you haven’t heard of yet’ on the things that make him laugh the most Brian Gittins . Gruff, absurd and …

Beyoncé brings it home: why concert films are big again

19/04/2019 • 11:53 Culture The Guardian  

The genre makes financial sense for Netflix and artists, as well as offering stars the control they crave As a camera makes its way through a sea of …

The National review – self-scrutiny gives way to slapstick and selfies

19/04/2019 • 11:32 Culture The Guardian  

Royal Festival Hall, London Debuting their new album, I Am Easy to Find, the Ohio band herald a new phase as lead singer Matt Berninger mellows out …

Lunatics review – thankfully no blackface, but still painfully unfunny

19/04/2019 • 11:01 Culture The Guardian  

Chris Lilley’s latest comedy lacks the offensiveness of his past work. But a sigh of relief is still some distance from laughter Santa Clarita Diet …

Slavoj Zizek says 'the dream of universal liberal democracy is over'

19/04/2019 • 10:50 Culture The Independent  

Arjun Neil Alim speaks to the west's most dangerous philosopher on how to resist radical right, Jordan Peterson and the digital surveillance …

Tumulus review – chemsex, murder and social satire in 'queer noir' thriller

19/04/2019 • 10:21 Culture The Guardian  

Soho theatre, London There’s comedy and mystery but darker themes are under-explored in this original but tricksy meta-theatre production Anthony …

Theresa Lola named young people's laureate for London

19/04/2019 • 10:20 Culture The Guardian  

The 24-year-old from Bromley hopes to help young people use poetry to ‘celebrate themselves’, as under-34s drive sales to record high Poet Theresa …

Dave review – dark, deep and emotionally driven

19/04/2019 • 09:35 Culture The Guardian  

Manchester Academy With a No 1 debut album under his belt, the rapper puts his audience through the wringer in a mass catharsis Twenty-year-old …

The Goonies: Inside the 1980s treasure hunt adventure whose cult appeal will never die

19/04/2019 • 09:30 Culture The Independent  

As the Steven Spielberg-produced adventure is re-released in cinemas, Al Horner explains why the film couldn't be released in 2019 – but remains an …

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich – Nazi figurines raise gore-soaked hell

19/04/2019 • 09:00 Culture The Guardian  

The incessant bloodshed is delivered with imaginative aplomb in this witty reboot of the 90s trash franchise This horror flick combines some standard …

Jacqueline Wilson: ‘Adam Kay’s This Is Going to Hurt made me laugh and cry’

19/04/2019 • 09:00 Culture The Guardian  

The Tracy Beaker author on the book that changed her life and why she wishes she had written The Bell Jar The book I am currently reading The …

The National review, Royal Festival Hall, London: Their empire expands into new territory

19/04/2019 • 08:58 Culture The Independent  

Frontman Matt Berninger is magnetic as the group play through their forthcoming album 'I Am Easy To …

Jason Bonham retracts 'untrue' story about being given cocaine as a teenager by Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page

19/04/2019 • 08:28 Culture The Independent  

'I unconditionally retract all derogatory and defamatory comments relating to Mr J …

Illmatic by Nas turns 25: How the New York rapper created the urban masterpiece that left an indelible mark on music

19/04/2019 • 08:10 Culture The Independent  

As one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time celebrates its 25th anniversary, Roisin O'Connor writes about its origins, the impact it had and …