How we made Dick and Dom In Da Bungalow | Culture

Richard ‘Dick’ McCourt I’d wanted to be a children’s TV presenter ever since I was 12. I had a place at Bournemouth University, but instead got a…

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Saving Britney review – a Spears superfan breaks the ice | Theatre

Oops she did it again. Britney mania has got another millennial teenager obsessed. Still, Jean is a superfan with a difference. With 172 similarities to the popstar,…

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Saturday Night Live: West Side Story’s Ariana DeBose hosts underwhelming episode | Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live returns from hiatus with a message from Joe Biden (James Austin Johnson). The President is exhausted and frustrated by our “cold, dark winter” of…

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TV tonight: could you embrace the nomad life? Sue Perkins gives it a try | Television & radio

Sue Perkins’ Big American Road Trip 9pm, Channel 4 Continuing the trend of packing off celebrities in a campervan for a couple of weeks, Sue Perkins embraces…

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On my radar: Tom Felton’s cultural highlights

The Harry Potter actor on a play about teen depression, his George Harrison fix, and the Lin-Manuel Miranda film he’s obsessed with Born in Surrey in 1987,…

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TV tonight: diamonds, drugs and explosions in gritty Irish crime drama | Television & radio

Hidden Assets 9pm, BBC Four Here’s a gritty Irish crime drama to get stuck into over the next few weekends, starting with tonight’s double bill. Angeline Ball…

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Ricardo Bofill: the outsider architect who gave 60s Spain a sci-fi makeover | Architecture

A dazzling pink castle perches atop the coastal cliffs of Calpe, near Alicante in southern Spain, its pastel turrets standing like a coral outcrop above the shore….

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Dames in distress: Britain’s theatres count cost of Christmas wrecked by Covid | Theatre

As panto season draws to an end, Britain’s theatres are counting the cost of another Christmas wrecked by Covid, with cancelled shows decimating income during a traditionally…

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The Rubber Merchants review – condom comedy with little fun or feeling | Theatre

You might think, in our age of safe spaces and “cowering” from Covid (in Sajid Javid’s coinage), there’d be mileage in Hanoch Levin’s 1970s comedy about condom…

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I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness by Claire Vaye Watkins review – escape routes | Fiction

“I wanted,” says the narrator of Claire Vaye Watkins’s second novel, “to behave like a man, a slightly bad one” – and if ever there was a…

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