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Bel Powley on Everything I Know About Love

The actress discusses the BBC’s adaptation of Dolly Alderton’s hit memoir. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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The music of Alan Menken

The renowned composer has several shows on in London this year. Read my full TodayTix article here

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Obituary: Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham

A champion of great British morals and aristocratic hauteur who presided over Downton Abbey – both TV drama and stately home. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Oscars 2022, as it happened: Will Smith hits Chris Rock — then wins Best Actor Oscar

I live-blogged a bizarre Academy Awards… Read my full Telegraph article here

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Baftas 2022 as it happened

I live-blogged the Baftas 2022 for the Telegraph – read the article here

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‘People want to be scared’: how online hysteria transformed Snakes on a Plane – and cinema

The great Samuel L Jackson starring in a B-movie with arguably the greatest title of all time? No wonder fans latched onto Snakes on a Plane – and persuaded its studio, New Line Cinema, to reconsider their minor project and throw serious … Continue reading

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Ben Platt on the Dear Evan Hansen trailer backlash: ‘It was a shellshock moment’

Playing a chronically anxious teenager in the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen made American actor Ben Platt a household name, winning him Tony, Emmy and Grammy Awards – one off the fabled ‘EGOT’. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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‘This is how loss feels’: how a Netflix animation about grief became a global phenomenon

One of the year’s most unlikely phenomena on the video-sharing app TikTok saw 50 million people – and counting – recording themselves crying while watching a 12-minute animation. Not since the heart-wrenching opening sequence of Up have viewers been so undone … Continue reading

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‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

Who links Freddie Mercury, Elvis, Princess Diana and Bond’s latest nemesis? The in-demand movement director Polly Bennett, who helped Rami Malek to an Oscar for Bohemian Rhapsody, and is a key member of The Crown’s creative team. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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Strictly’s Movie Week: don’t bet against sharpshooter Bill Bailey being the last celebrity standing

Strictly’s messy Movie Week saw dances engulfed by themes – none more so than Jason Bell’s Death Star of a paso doble. In space, no one can hear you “Olé!”. Read my full Telegraph article here

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