Alice Jones is Deputy Arts Editor of The Independent.
20 June 2014 05:50 PM
A weekend at the festival will cost you £500. You can get a week in Spain for less
20 June 2014 05:44 PM
It’s a bold performer who takes on Katy Perry at her own game but that is what Bryony Kimmings does in her latest show. And, even bolder, she does it with the help of her 11-year old niece, Taylor. Credible Likeable Superstar Rolemodel, a five-star hit at the Edinburgh Fringe last year, is a show about Kimmings’ search for a modern heroine. Not an oversexed pop poppet, not a Disney heroine, but a credible, likeable superstar to inspire young girls.
13 June 2014 06:18 PM
We laugh at heavily tattooed footballers, but love it when upper-class men get inked
13 June 2014 05:26 PM
Oh, what’s occurring? Not much, as far as the American version of Gavin and Stacey is concerned. The remake for Fox, titled Us & Them, has been dropped and the completed episodes – starring Jason Ritter and Alexis Blede and a supporting cast of Michael Ian Black, Kurt Fuller and Malcolm in the Middle’s Jane Kaczmarek – will never air.
Busting the BritWedCom boom: Since Four Weddings and a Funeral conquered all, UK films have been trying to recreate the magic
07 June 2014 12:00 AM
Four weddings and a funeral. And that was all it took. $245,700,823 (£146,923,932) at the global box office and a couple of Oscar nominations later, a genre was born. The BritWedCom. Ever since Hugh Grant stammered his swear words out, the British film industry has tried relentlessly, unashamedly, like a randy best man with the prettiest bridesmaid, to make sparks fly again.
06 June 2014 06:01 PM
Skirt length and underwear choices rarely come up in connection with other criminal cases. Why do myths persist in the relentlessly wobbly discourse around rape?
06 June 2014 11:59 AM
The comedian tells Alice Jones 'there wasn't really a plan to be honest'
05 June 2014 08:53 PM
But would her grasp of the language allow Alice Jones to get the joke?
04 June 2014 11:15 PM
27 May 2014 05:31 PM
It’s the end of a West End era. Alice Jones meets the cast, creative team and the obsessive fan who has seen the show 250 times
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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