The Barometer: Andrew Lincoln; Doves; The Boat That Rocked; Top of the Pops
Friday 03 April 2009
The This Life star gets rave reviews for his performance in Jez Butterworth's play Parlour Song at the Almeida Theatre.
New single "Kingdom of Rust" is another slice of brooding cinematic indie rock from the Manchester band.
The finest television show ever made is on terrestrial television screens now (BBC2).
...and what's not
The Boat That Rocked
Its cast couldn't be more star-studded, but Richard Curtis's film about a pirate radio station is a disaster.
Peter, Bjorn and John
We might give up hoping for another song as brilliant as "Young Folks", from the Swedish trio.
Top of the Pops
Sadly unlikely to return to our screens for another series.
A The film has amassed an estimated $28.7 million in its opening weekend
A statement was published on his fansite, True To You, following release of new album
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Three of Pope Francis' relatives die in Argentina car crash, including two young great-nephews
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad with Jager and potatoes for vodka as campsite opens tomorrow
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations
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Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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