Evening StandardLeitura de 6 mins
Kirby Howell-Baptiste On Diversity In Hollywood, Ru Paul And Becoming Death In Netflix’s Sandman
Dressing in preparation for a day of publicising Netflix’s major new series The Sandman this month, a thought popped into actor Kirby Howell-Baptiste’s head: “What if Death did Ru Paul’s Drag Race?” To explain, the star is playing Death – one of the
Evening StandardLeitura de 7 mins
Best Romance Books: Try These Must-read Love Stories
Once upon a time, before Netflix provided us with our regular romance fix (we’re looking to you Bridgerton), we relied on the humble book to transport us to the heart of mesmerising love stories where our imaginations could run free. We’re not just t
Evening StandardLeitura de 4 mins
Bluey Season 3: Meet Melanie Zanetti The Actress Behind The Voice Of Mum Chilli
Season Three of Bluey has arrived - but why is it parents are eager to binge watch the new series more than the kids? The Australian cartoon follows the adventures of a six-year-old Blue Heeler dog called Bluey along with her little sister Bingo, the
Evening StandardLeitura de 4 mins
Raymond Briggs: From The Snowman To When The Wind Blows, Here Are The Author’s Best Books
Raymond Briggs, the British illustrator and author, has died aged 88. For some, Briggs was just the guy that created the stunning Christmas classic picturebook and film The Snowman, but for others he was a giant of their childhood, introducing charac
Evening StandardLeitura de 14 mins
Our 50 Favourite Podcasts For Your 2022 Summer Holiday Listening, From Art To Sport And Everything In Between
Talk Art Created by the actor (and art obsessive) Russell Tovey and the musician-turned-art dealer Robert Diament, this chatty, interview-focused podcast aims to demystify contemporary art. Tovey’s layman’s enthusiasm is infectious and he’s not afrai
Evening StandardLeitura de 10 mins
Best Technology Stocks
Technology stocks have taken a battering over the last nine months after the long bull run finally came to an end. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index has fallen by 25% since its high at the end of 2021, while the share prices of Netflix and Meta h
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
The Rise, Fall, And Rise Again Of The Sea Shanty: From The Wellerman To Fisherman’s Friends One And All
When they hear the words “sea shanty”, most people think only one thing: The Wellerman. Though the art form has been around for hundreds of years, it shot to prominence during the Covid-19 pandemic, when Scottish postman Nathan Evans went viral for p
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Olivia Newton-John In Grease: Why We’re Still Hopelessly Devoted To Sandy
Olivia Newton-John died yesterday and thousands of fans poured online to share their heartfelt thoughts about the passing of the Grease star. “Noooooo not Sandy! This is a big loss. Olivia Newton John was a QUEEN! Grease was the first movie musical I
Evening StandardLeitura de 6 mins
Travel Insurance For A One-off Trip
When buying travel insurance, check whether the policy provides cancellation cover that includes coronavirus risks, including if you fall ill or need to isolate before you travel. You should also have cover in case you fall ill (including with Covid)
Evening StandardLeitura de 4 mins
Edinburgh Fringe 2022: Six Debut Comics Set To Make A Splash This Year
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe started on Friday and at the last count there were 1,130 different comedy shows to choose from. And that’s without including the free gig refuseniks that choose not to appear in the official brochure. If you are on a fly
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
How To Buy Twitter Stock (TWTR)
Twitter has been dominating headlines since Elon Musk made an offer to buy the company in April, which valued the company at $44 billion (£37 billion). However, Twitter’s provision of information on the number of spam or fake users remained a stickin
Evening StandardLeitura de 6 mins
As Dave Bautista Joins Netflix’s Unleashed, We Look At The Sports Stars Who Are Winning On Film
Dave Bautista is set to join the cast of a new Netflix crime drama, currently titled Unleashed. The Guardians of the Galaxy actor is in talks to play a police officer who works with dogs to fight crime. After his canine partner dies on the job, Bauti
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
How To Buy Netflix Stock (NFLX)
Netflix, one of the largest global providers of streaming services, suffered a steep drop in its share price earlier this year. Its share price fell from a year-high of $701 (£579) in November 2021 to a low of just under $166 (£137) in April 2022. Bu
Evening StandardLeitura de 4 mins
Prey: Dan Trachtenberg’s Predator Prequel Is A Masterclass In How To Continue A Franchise
Prey, the latest film in the Predator franchise, has been met with wide acclaim, as audiences and critics alike commend the film’s creators for making an interesting prequel. It might seem like easy praise, but prequels are notoriously hard to do wel
Evening StandardLeitura de 6 mins
Marvel President Backs Batgirl Directors After Warner Bros Scraps Film, Plus All The Internet Backlash
Warner Bros’ latest DC superhero film, Batgirl, has been canned and the news has caused a wave of backlash online. £74 million had already been spent on the film, which was going to see Michael Keaton reprise his role as Batman and Brendan Fraser ret
Evening StandardLeitura de 7 mins
Comedian Kate Barron On Drastic Weight Loss, Why Chairs Were Once Terrifying And Her New Edinburgh Show
A lot of people made major life changes during the pandemic, but none more so than the Canadian comedian Kate Barron. Just a few months into a new life in Britain – having split with her long-term partner in Canada, left her job and home and moved he
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Daniel Mays On Line Of Duty, Female Rage And Working-class Representation: ‘Where’s The Next Gary Oldman?’
Daniel Mays knew he was onto something special with Line of Duty when he went on holiday in Crete. “I was in the sea, swimming with my two kids,” he remembers. “This guy starts swimming towards me. “You can tell when someone recognises you, and he wa
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Comedian Grace Campbell: ‘People Used To Say All I’d Ever Be Is Alastair Campbell’s Daughter’
“I was clearly quite addicted to men,” says Grace Campbell. So much so that the 28-year-old comedian’s new Edinburgh show, A Show about Me(n), is entirely inspired by her complicated relationship with the opposite sex. “I’m obviously not comparing it
Evening StandardLeitura de 12 mins
Our Film And TV Recommendations: What To Watch, From The Sandman To Maisie
The  clocks have gone back, the weather’s grim - it’s the perfect season for hibernating in front of the television, or a night at the cinema. Here are the films and TV shows on our cultural radar this week… Wolfwalkers I can’t remember the last time
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Devon Ross On Fame, Fashion And Her New Sky Show Irma Vep: ‘I Want To Play Rockstars Not The Girlfriends’
About 20 minutes into my conversation with model and actress Devon Ross, I notice that the name ‘Keith’ is tattooed on one of her fingers. “Yeah,” says the 22 year-old waving her cigarette nonchalantly. “I got that when I was too young to get a tatto
Evening StandardLeitura de 6 mins
Best Erotic Literature: Sexy Novels You Have To Read
There was once upon a time that Lady Chatterley’s Lover was banned in the UK owing to its explicit and salacious sexual content. A modern day reader may find it hard to understand why these now rather tame passages caused such a stir in society as f
Evening StandardLeitura de 21 minsMusic
Our Music Recommendations: What We’re Listening To, From Suede To FLOHIO
Is your playlist in need of some refreshment? We have some suggestions. Taylor Swift — Evermore Surprise! Again! Taylor Swift’s lockdown adventures continued with the news that she has a recorded second secretly written album. Evermore is the “sister
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Dune: Absolutely Everything There Is To Know, From Zendaya And Denis Villeneuve To Florence Pugh
Ever since it was confirmed that Dune: Part Two was officially in the works, devotees of both the science fiction novel and Denis Villeneuve’s adaption have been buzzing with excitement. While filming has only just begun, and there’s more than a year
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Is This A Revolution? As Beyoncé Changes Lyrics To Heated, Monica Lewinsky Says Partition Should Be Next
Beyoncé’s new album Renaissance has been blasting across the airwaves since it was released on Friday. And with the album generating thousands of articles, reviews, responses, videos, Tweets and other comments on the internet, it’s fair to say that i
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
The Sandman: As The Show Premieres In London We Look At How Neil Gaiman’s Seminal Comic Made It To Netflix
While studying for my English Literature A-level in the mid-1990s, I was asked to submit an essay on a text of my choice. I went for an iconic work with themes of eternity and transience, the burdens and benefits of family and the inseparability of c
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Edinburgh Fringe 2022: Our Critic’s Pick Of The 20 Must-see Comedy Shows
The 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe promises to be unique. After two years away, there is a bottleneck of performers bursting to perform. The official Fringe brochure is published this Thursday but it could take until September to read it all. From ne
Evening StandardLeitura de 7 mins
Best Crime Novels To Read In 2022 From Classic Thrillers To New Releases
It’s a late weeknight evening, far past my self assigned bedtime, and I am curled up on the sofa, cup of tea in hand, with my fellow crime solving enthusiast housemates. Suddenly, episode nine of Netflix’s latest crime drama freezes and we’re hit wit
Evening StandardLeitura de 4 mins
Road House: Is Conor McGregor The Next Athlete To Become A Big Hollywood Star?
UFC fighter Conor McGregor will make his acting debut in the forthcoming film Road House, alongside Jake Gyllenhaal. The forthcoming film is a remake of the 1989 action classic of the same name, which starred Patrick Swayze as a bouncer at a roadside
Evening StandardLeitura de 5 mins
Is This A Revolution? As Beyoncé Changes Lyrics To Heated, Monica Lewinsky Says Partition Should Be Next
Beyoncé’s new album Renaissance has been blasting across the airwaves since it was released on Friday. And with the album generating thousands of articles, reviews, responses, videos, Tweets and other comments on the internet, it’s fair to say that i
Evening StandardLeitura de 6 mins
Big Brother Returns: We Look Back At The Biggest Moments, The Controversies And The Stars
For better or for worst, it’s official: Big Brother is coming back to British screens, relaunching on ITV in 2023. The show ran on Channel 4 for 18 series but its average viewership kept falling and it was axed in 2018. At its peak in 2002, the show
...ou descubra algo novo