Days Gone and Last of Us 2: the video games predicting the end of...

Two anticipated PlayStation games make different post-apocalyptic pitches: hordes of virus-infected undead walking, or romance in a pitiless, violent world. Pick your pandemic …Who knows what could...

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 Rada in 2008. She was cast as the lead in...

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 creating the Bafta-winning gangster drama Peaky Blinders, which unveils season five...

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 ago today, Sound and Music made a public pledge to achieve gender...

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 aliensThis latest tale from the Marvel cinematic universe takes us way...

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 decadeDespite appearances, this frenetic, over-the-top...

‘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“Agood day is when I don’t go around wanting to...

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 bus-load of Protestant lads pitching up, it shows no sign...

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 knownIf you are a Fleabag devotee,...

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“I’m not obsessed with sex,” Phoebe Waller-Bridge says, with...

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