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Barry Humphries: Melbourne comedy festival renames award following transgender comments

16/04/2019 • 06:42 Culture The Guardian  

The name change came hours before the festival nominated trans comedian Cassie Workman for its major prize The Melbourne International Comedy …

Georgia Engel death: Actor who starred as Georgette on Mary Tyler Moore Show dies, aged 70

16/04/2019 • 06:07 Culture The Independent  

Her prolific career included guest appearances on a variety of series, including The Love Boat, Fantasy Island and Two and a Half …

The Science of Storytelling by Will Storr review – the lure of novel ideas

16/04/2019 • 06:00 Culture The Guardian  

The journalist and author’s compelling guide to creative writing reveals how our brains are wired to respond to narratives The American novelist John …

Vapes, vintage hot rods and a Japanese love hotel: the best of the AOP awards – in pictures

16/04/2019 • 06:00 Culture The Guardian  

The Association of Photographers’ awards celebrate the captured image, including still lifes, photojournalism and portraits. Here’s are a selection …

Game of Thrones season 8: Lena Headey was hesitant about Cersei scene with Euron Greyjoy

16/04/2019 • 05:44 Culture The Independent  

The scene in question was 'discussed' at length ahead of …

Avengers fans urged to leave social media after spoiler-heavy Endgame footage leaks

16/04/2019 • 05:12 Culture The Independent  

'We need to get off of Twitter for the next 11 …

How we made Monty Python’s Life of Brian

16/04/2019 • 05:00 Culture The Guardian  

‘We didn’t ad lib because John Cleese doesn’t like it – ironically, he’s a fundamentalist when it comes to humour’ We were on a publicity tour in …

Iggy Pop review – punk's real wild child just loves to be loved

16/04/2019 • 00:55 Culture The Guardian  

Sydney Opera House: That supple physique can’t move quite like it used to, but 71-year-old’s voice is in unbelievably good shape “Hey! Turn the …

Ghosts review – a silly sitcom that will make you die laughing

15/04/2019 • 21:00 Culture The Guardian  

The new show from Horrible Histories may be the most unlikely comedy spinoff since Frasier, but what a glorious romp The Greek playwright Aeschylus …

Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli plead not guilty in college admissions scandal

15/04/2019 • 15:08 Culture The Independent  

Lori Loughlin and her husband are pleading not guilty in what authorities have described as the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the …

Guava Island review — Donald Glover's film has more style than substance

15/04/2019 • 14:16 Culture The Guardian  

A short film from the minds behind Atlanta and This is America, is caught between a musical and a morality tale, and gravely misuses Rihanna Shot in …

How one woman's mission to help indigenous Indians backfired into post-empire soul-searching

15/04/2019 • 13:05 Culture The Independent  

Lorna Collins wanted to do good, but the villagers she tried to help with an art-therapy project saw it …

Last Breath: Real-life drama of the North Sea diver who cheated death

15/04/2019 • 13:05 Culture The Independent  

Stephen Applebaum tells the story of Chris Lemons, left trapped without oxygen for half an hour on the seabed, and the rescue bid mounted by his …

'He said two things to me in five years. And one was thanks for the cheese'

15/04/2019 • 12:56 Culture The Guardian  

He was a rail-thin, zen-like powerhouse who electrified dance – and his pupils. As Merce Cunningham’s centenary is celebrated, four disciples recall …

Bruce Hornsby: 'I'm in search of the chills'

15/04/2019 • 12:36 Culture The Guardian  

He wrote one of the great 80s MOR hits with The Way It Is. But now Bruce Hornsby specialises in the sweet spot where experimental meets accessible …

Game of Thrones season 8 episode 1 features two brief cameos from well-known TV actors

15/04/2019 • 12:34 Culture The Independent  

**Spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8, episode 1 …

Guinea pigs and remorse: six things James Bond could learn from Fleabag

15/04/2019 • 12:04 Culture The Guardian  

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator of the smash-hit sitcom, has been recruited to add some zip to the next 007 film. Here’s hoping for added humour …

Star Wars: First trailer for The Clone Wars finale series released

15/04/2019 • 11:54 Culture The Independent  

The original series, which aired between 2008 and 2014, followed the conflict that took place between 'Attack of the Clones' and 'Revenge of the …

Coachella day three review: Ariana Grande on fire and Pusha T on an iceberg

15/04/2019 • 11:14 Culture The Guardian  

Empire Polo Ground, Indio, California Grande closed the weekend with a Bang Bang, Pusha T brought dancing abominable snowmen, and Lizzo was a …

Game of Thrones: Is Cersei pregnant? Or is she lying?

15/04/2019 • 10:18 Culture The Independent  

**Spoilers for season 8, episode 1 …