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Telegraph
25/02/2021 10:46:21 PM
How cinemas will survive beyond the lockdown roadmap - with Bond and drive-ins coming to the rescue Hollywood effectively deserted our cinemas even before lockdown. But this is no time to die, says UK Cinema Association head Phil Clapp
The Chips Channon Diaries: ‘Saw Tallulah Bankhead. She was soon naked, I next’ In the final extract from his uncensored diaries, Chips Channon gives a gloriously indiscreet account of his meetings with famous friends
How Daft Punk made dance music human The electronic duo famously embraced technology. Yet their best work is able to arouse incredible emotion
Can there be life after the reign of the great Nicholas Parsons? Radio 4 aired the first new episode of Just a Minute since long-standing host Nicholas Parsons's death last year - his absence was profound
The biggest gig since Covid began: New Zealand’s Six60 on playing to 50,000 maskless fans The Auckland rockers went viral thanks to videos of their packed concerts. Now the local boys have become the world's biggest stadium band
When will cinemas, theatres and art galleries reopen after lockdown? As part of the easing of the third lockdown, the government has announced the return of indoor entertainment from early summer
ByTelegraph Reporters 24 Feb 2021, 1:55pm
Cinemas are safer than shops – the science does not support keeping them shut till May Venues invested vast sums of money in becoming Covid-secure. Once they reopen on May 17, will there be enough films to lure us back?
Britain’s music venues are ready to rock again – let’s hope audiences are too Stadium shows and international tours may take a while, but June 21 could bring with it a rock renaissance and even the odd festival
The roadmap for theatre is too cautious, too vague, and possibly too late A sketched roadmap is all very well, but producers, actors and audiences need concrete plans and a shot of confidence
Spotify is foolish to bank on Harry and Meghan for a 'Game of Thrones'-level podcast The streamer pays musicians pennies. Then why has it thrown money at two fledgling podcasters promising to 'drive powerful conversations'?
Can there be life after the reign of the great Nicholas Parsons? Radio 4 aired the first new episode of Just a Minute since long-standing host Nicholas Parsons's death last year - his absence was profound
If Covid rates keep declining, it’s finally good news for our theatres The roadmap, writes the Almeidas artistic director, is transformative its time to recover the intimacy of our small cultural venues
Britain’s music venues are ready to rock again – let’s hope audiences are too Stadium shows and international tours may take a while, but June 21 could bring with it a rock renaissance and even the odd festival
Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen’s cosy podcast needs less speechifying and more guitar
‘Erotic fondling of the pen’: how Elizabeth Bowen’s passionate love-letters inspired her writing
ByRupert Christiansen
Ralph Fiennes & Alice Coote light up the darkness, plus the best of February’s classical & opera
Has Prime Minister become an impossible job?
Bugged flowerbeds and bathroom lockpicking: what really went on at the Yalta Conference
Jess Walter's The Cold Millions, and the best novels of 2021 so far
ByFrancesca Carington
Why Daft Punk put on the robot masks: ‘It would not be enjoyable for humanity to see our features’
The night The Strokes brought rock back from the dead
It's a Sin... to steal: how Pet Shop Boys’ hit single ignited the music industry's strangest feud
Crazy Diamond: how LSD ruined Pink Floyd's fragile genius Syd Barrett
We Gotta Get Out of This Place: from Springsteen to Vietnam, how The Animals took over the world
From death threats to playing with Biden: why one-hit wonders The New Radicals disappeared
What’s on TV tonight: Gordon Ramsay’s Bank Balance, The Bay, Capone, and more Your complete guide to the weeks television, films and sport, across terrestrial and digital platforms
‘Sean Connery? He never stood anyone a round’: Roald Dahl’s love-hate relationship with Hollywood
A lost child, a broken star, and a very messy divorce: Charlie Chaplin's struggle to make The Kid
‘Robert De Niro loved Bravo Two Zero’: Andy McNab on how he became the unsung hero of Heat
Hannibal Lecter without the charm: Brian Cox on becoming ‘truly evil’ in Manhunter
When the 'intelligent but vulnerable' Oliver Reed ruined After Dark
The pyramids were never this hard: how Land of the Pharaohs made Joan Collins and broke Howard Hawks
Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance, review: a fun game show made needlessly complicated 
The Bay, episode 6 review: why did this police procedural dissolve into a domestic drama?
Star on Disney+: what to expect from the streaming service's new channel
Disney Plus UK: price, parental controls and what to know about the new Star channel
The spectacular rise and fall of Brett Ratner, Hollywood's playboy prince The director's reputation for old-school partying was once even bigger than his films - then came the accusations. Can his career recover?
Star on Disney+: what to expect from the streaming service's new channel
Eight ridiculous Robbie Williams stories that should be in his biopic
BySusannah Goldsbrough 24 Feb 2021, 2:46pm
Golden Globes nominations 2021: Full list of nominees as Netflix and Brits dominate film and TV awards
The Chips Channon Diaries: ‘Saw Tallulah Bankhead. She was soon naked, I next’ In the final extract from his uncensored diaries, Chips Channon gives a gloriously indiscreet account of his meetings with famous friends
Hillary Clinton to publish political thriller set in the White House The protagonist will be a novice Secretary of State charged with combating a terrorist threat
BySusannah Goldsbrough 23 Feb 2021, 6:44pm
The 100 greatest novels of all time In search of a true classic to read? Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Flaubert to Fitzgerald, and Tolkien to Proust
A purge of conservative book editors should worry anyone who cares about democracy The sacking of a pro-Trump executive in the US threatens to have a chilling effect on the publishing industry
Reviled, stolen, held hostage for chocolate: the bizarre history of Munch’s The Scream
The art of food – and why what tastes good doesn’t always look good
Herbert Ponting: the Salisbury bank clerk who turned Captain Scott’s men into myths
Has the BBC lost its sense of humour? Why British TV comedy is in decline
Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up to Infertility, review: Male infertility is no joke, but laughs needn’t be taboo
Stewart Lee on punks, ghosts and why he won't do gigs on Zoom
Eight ridiculous Robbie Williams stories that should be in his biopic
Take That split: 'I was so heartbroken that my mum had to call a special helpline'
The decimated live music sector is thrown a lifeline with summer festivals hope
Why West End theatre audiences ‘are champing at the bit’ to return
If Covid rates keep declining, it’s finally good news for our theatres
The roadmap for theatre is too cautious, too vague, and possibly too late
The Royal Opera House prepares for May 17: ‘There’s a huge yearning for people to get together’
Bryn Terfel on the return of opera: ‘After a pandemic people will want to thrive and be in a theatre’
Best classical CDs and DVDs of 2021 so far, from Bruckner to Haydn
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Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance, review: a fun game show made needlessly complicated 
The Bay, episode 6 review: why did this police procedural dissolve into a domestic drama?
Star on Disney+: what to expect from the streaming service's new channel The new 'entertainment brand' is the biggest shake-up of Disney's streaming service since it launched. What does it hold in store?
Why West End theatre audiences ‘are champing at the bit’ to return Nica Burns and Eleanor Lloyd, who've worked on shows like Emilia and Everybody's Talking About Jamie, are full of hope for the year to come
Eight ridiculous Robbie Williams stories that should be in his biopic Stealing Jane Seymour's castle, trolling Jimmy Page, hunting UFOs The script for the forthcoming movie of his life almost writes itself
BySusannah Goldsbrough 24 Feb 2021, 2:46pm
Golden Globes nominations 2021: Full list of nominees as Netflix and Brits dominate film and TV awards Netflix dominated Golden Globe nominations thanks to Mank and The Crown, while British talent was also extremely well represented
Spotify is foolish to bank on Harry and Meghan for a 'Game of Thrones'-level podcast The streamer pays musicians pennies. Then why has it thrown money at two fledgling podcasters promising to 'drive powerful conversations'?
When will cinemas, theatres and art galleries reopen after lockdown? As part of the easing of the third lockdown, the government has announced the return of indoor entertainment from early summer
ByTelegraph Reporters 24 Feb 2021, 1:55pm
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Daily Mail
25/02/2021 10:46:08 PM
FILM: One of those films you'll be pleased to have seen: To Olivia, starring Keeley Hawes, is a powerful and emotional story that isn't always easy to watch
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FICTION: From Jess Walter's rollicking historical novel to A Bright Ray Of Darkness by Ethan Hawke, a wise drama by Kate Russo and Elly Griffiths's latest, this week's best new fiction 
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NON-FICTION: Deliverance by Jason Bray is an intriguing, strangely comforting book that shines a light into a world that's little talked about 
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PIERS MORGAN: Would you live with me for a year if it cured Covid? Now there's a challenge... How big a personal sacrifice would you make?
DEBORAH ROSS: No mafia, no TV chefs - just Queen Glenda Jackson in all her glory  This week I wasn't in the mood for any more celebrity travelogues.
CRAIG BROWN: No wonder the great Anne Tyler loves Mary Lawson so much... she writes like a magician 
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PODCASTS: From a lively probe into today's medical issues in Medical Minefield to Relatively and My Year In Mensa, the best podcasts to listen to this week  
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MUSIC: The lyrics are thoughtful, the melodies soulful: Unlike most of today's singers, David Gray writes alone, and he has made a singular album
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CLASSICAL: Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne's playing is spectacular, and brilliantly caught by the engineers in a little-known venue with amazing acoustics
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Pure, not prissy: Indian at its best
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Raise your glass to '31 Days of German Riesling' - and with a bundle of offers available nationwide, this is the perfect time to taste for yourself 
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Despite the fact that we're now confined to the home with our mad toddlers, there is one upside: children these days have plenty of apps and games to keep us all occupied
5 shares ROB WAUGH: Games that are ideal for the self-isolating parent
Would you live with me for a year if it cured Covid? Now there's a challenge... 
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From the delightful Keeley Hawes in To Olivia to must-see Behind Her Eyes and I Care A Lot, the best on demand TV to watch this week  
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Highly recommended: Tom Hanks is as watchable as ever and Helena Zengel is terrific as the girl in News Of The World on Netflix
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Edie Brickell is a genre-blender, ricocheting from rock to bluegrass, by way of pop-funk... it all adds up to a beautifully crafted patchwork
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From Kerry Andrew's emotive novel to A Net For Small Fishes by Lucy Jago, an entertaining read by Nick Kent and Mick Herron's latest, this week's best new fiction 
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A Still Life by Josie George would have always found a loyal readership... but coming now, it feels like a manifesto for recalibrating  
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Independent
25/02/2021 10:46:22 PM
The control and chaos of Wes Anderson
How Amy Poehler conquered a comedy world of cynics
Golden Globes 2021 predictions: Who will win and who should win?
Jesse James Keitel: ‘Drag not only saved my life, it gave me a career’
The 13 strangest Golden Globes wins and nominations in history
The 15 funniest Golden Globes jokes
The full list of TV shows available on Disney+ Star
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Unforgotten season 4 is a dollop of high-grade ITV magic
Matthew Modine: ‘America has never dealt with what its history is’
Peak quirkiness united Wes Anderson and the Coen brothers 25 years ago
Allen v Farrow will sound the death knell for Woody Allen’s career
Alice Cooper: ‘You could cut off your arm and eat it on stage now’
Sophia Loren: ‘I’ve always tried to play women with strong character’
Laia Costa: ‘I’ve lost jobs for refusing to do nude scenes’
Callum Scott Howells on It’s a Sin and losing loved ones to Covid
Myha’la Herrold: ‘Black women have to be undeniable’
Sasha Lane: ‘American Honey saved my life’
NBC pulls controversial Nurses episode from digital platforms
Drew Barrymore forgives mother for placing her in a psych ward at 13
Paramount+ confirms Frasier reboot starring Kelsey Grammer
Spider-Man 3 movie title revealed to be No Way Home
‘Let’s go’: Return of Reading and Leeds festival lifts summer hopes
Every Marvel Phase 4 movie and TV show coming after WandaVision
Springsteen fined for drinking in closed area, main charges dismissed
The 10 best educational shows on Netflix if you are home schooling
The 40 best albums to listen to in lockdown
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The 40 best books to read during lockdown
The best video games to play during lockdown
A guide to all the Disney+ original content
The 40 best original films to watch on Netflix, ranked
The 30 best original TV shows to watch on Amazon Prime
The 58 best original TV shows to watch on Netflix UK
Spider-Man 3 title narrowed down to six possibilities
Spider-Man fans are being trolled by Tom Holland and Zendaya
HBO has no plans to remove Woody Allen films after documentary
Spider-Man star Tom Holland names his favourite Marvel project
13 Going on 30 stars Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo reunite
French actor Gérard Depardieu charged with rape
That bizarre Behind Her Eyes twist, explained
How to watch Harry and Meghan’s big Oprah interview
Everything that happened in the first five series of Line of Duty
The most imaginative insults used against Piers Morgan
BBC rejects complaint after trans people left out of Newsnight debate
Behind Her Eyes author defends ‘preposterous’ twist ending
Who’s catfishing on The Celebrity Circle as full line-up is announced?
Barack Obama and Cher lead support for Tiger Woods after car crash
MC Hammer’s philosophical tweet goes viral and sparks memes
Robbie Williams biopic in the works from The Greatest Showman director
Vanessa Bryant calls out Meek Mill over leaked Kobe lyric
Electronic music duo Daft Punk announce split after 28 years
SNL mocks Justin Timberlake over Britney Spears apology

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