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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 …

Amélie the Musical review – sepia-toned surrealism that's high on imagination

19/04/2019 • 07:55 Culture The Guardian  

The Watermill Theatre, Newbury The arrival of the kind-hearted and introverted Parisian on the UK stage is a magical and emotional triumph of …

Angélique Kidjo: Celia review – magnificent African reinvention of salsa | Robin Denselow's world album of the month

19/04/2019 • 07:30 Culture The Guardian  

(Verve Records) Kidjo’s album takes the songs of Celia Cruz and adds Afrobeat and other influences with stars including Tony Allen and Meshell …

Dragged Across Concrete review: An exercise in genre pastiche that's surprisingly engaging and affecting

19/04/2019 • 06:56 Culture The Independent  

Mel Gibson is a police officer again in S Craig Zahler's juddering new …

Red Joan review: Judi Dench gives a typically subtle and deft performance as the OAP Soviet spy

19/04/2019 • 06:52 Culture The Independent  

Is she a hero or traitor? The filmmakers can't quite …

Greta review: Isabelle Huppert gives one of her most terrifying performances in this horror-thriller

19/04/2019 • 06:50 Culture The Independent  

On one level, this is a psychodrama about …

Game of Thrones season 8: Night King spiral symbol explained by premiere episode writer

19/04/2019 • 06:17 Culture The Independent  

'The spiral pattern was sacred to the Children of the Forest who created the Night …

Michelle Obama praises 'queen' Beyoncé's new Netflix documentary Homecoming

19/04/2019 • 05:52 Culture The Independent  

'You're constantly raising the bar for all of us and doing it …

Game of Thrones network HBO responds to Trump using meme

19/04/2019 • 05:22 Culture The Independent  

'We can understand the enthusiasm for 'Game of …

From Amy Schumer's Growing to Beyoncé's Homecoming, at last we are talking about the messy reality of motherhood

19/04/2019 • 05:19 Culture The Independent  

As her second due date approaches, our arts columnist Lucy Jones is struck by the rise in taboo-busting narratives of …

Chloë Grace Moretz: 'People said: You're going to lose your career over this'

19/04/2019 • 05:00 Culture The Guardian  

She shot to fame with Kick-Ass, then was almost derailed by a film co-starring Louis CK. Now she’s back with the bold film Greta – and a desire to …

SUPERNATURAL

18/04/2019 • 21:05 Culture Daily Mail  

This strange story of love and loneliness, which explores how we all long to belong, is simply …

LITERARY FICTION 

18/04/2019 • 21:05 Culture Daily Mail  

This tersely written novel by the revered Norwegian author is a sequel to his Man Booker International-shortlisted The …

PICTURE THIS 

18/04/2019 • 21:05 Culture Daily Mail  

Have you ever looked at a Picasso and thought you could have painted it with your eyes closed? Or seen Tracey Emin’s unmade bed and wondered what the …

MUST READS 

18/04/2019 • 21:05 Culture Daily Mail  

In the parish church of St Mary Magdalene in Newark, Nottinghamshire, are a couple of medieval paintings: one is of a dancing skeleton; the other a …

WHAT BOOK would cook, writer and broadcaster Prue Leith take to a desert island? 

18/04/2019 • 21:02 Culture Daily Mail  

Cook, writer and broadcaster Prue Leith would take either Dickens, Thackeray or Trollope to a desert island. She revealed that she's read all 47 of …

Corner shops? No, they're are cornerstones: The people who keep Britain open all hours

18/04/2019 • 21:02 Culture Daily Mail  

TV journalist Babita Sharma speaks about the history of corner shops in Britain in a fascinating new memoir. She recalls her parents running a series …

Better than the movie... the REAL Great Escape

18/04/2019 • 21:02 Culture Daily Mail  

The gripping memoir of Dutch RAF pilot Bram ‘Bob’ Vanderstok, who was one of a trio to succeed in the Great Escape has been reissued. The author …

How to be an airhead – by a brainbox: TV journalist reveals fascinating truth about making news

18/04/2019 • 21:02 Culture Daily Mail  

Emily Maitlis reveals the imperfect art of making news in a fascinating new memoir about her career. The TV journalist has interviewed the likes of …