Entertainment

Interview Jessica Raine: ‘My school careers adviser told me I could be a secretary’

The actor on shutting down ambitions, clueless politicians and embarrassing fartsBorn in Herefordshire, Jessica Raine, 36, graduated from...

Peaky Blinders writer plans £100m film studio in Midlands

Steven Knight says the 40-acre site near Birmingham will help the UK meet high demand from production companiesAfter...

Take note – why do women composers still take up less musical space?

Sound and Music set itself an ambitious target - gender parity by 2020. How’s it doing?Two years...

Captain Marvel review – Brie Larson kicks ass across the universe

Marvel’s superhero adventure veers from boomingly serious to quirkily droll as Larson wages a vicious war against evil aliens

Devil May Cry 5 review: a triumphant return to stylish demon-slaughter

PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; CapcomHigh-octane challenges in this irresistible romp have resurrected an action series that’s been dormant for over a...

‘Atrocious and unrepentant’: Ricky Gervais out-Ricky Gervaises himself in After Life

The Office creator is back with a new series about a grieving man who does whatever he wants

Derry Girls series two review – still magic, still a total ride

Lisa McGee’s comedy is that rare thing – a hysterical and moving show about life as an adolescent girl. And with a...

Fleabag series two review – she’s back … and she’s taking aim at God

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s audacious comedy returns with a family dinner from hell, a brawl and a hot, smoking priest. We should have known...

Fleabag review – Phoebe Waller-Bridge triumphs off-Broadway

Soho Playhouse, New YorkThe witty, filthy, tragic one-woman show arrives stateside, with all its jagged edges still intact

Badgers, piles of coke and Zac Efron: why Hollywood gets club culture wrong

The life of the DJ is often presented as a utopia on screen. Can Idris Elba’s new show Turn Up Charlie buck...

From Ayòbámi Adébáyò to Zadie Smith: meet the New Daughters of Africa

More than 25 years after her groundbreaking Daughters of Africa anthology, Margaret Busby reflects on the next generation of black women writers...

Rotten Tomatoes rescues Captain Marvel from review trolls

The reviews aggregator has stopped comments being posted before a film’s release date after Brie Larson’s forthcoming movie attracted hostility for having...