Jess Denham

Jess Denham reports on Arts + Entertainment for The Independent website

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Benedict Cumberbatch will star as Hamlet on stage in 2015

Hamlet tickets at the Barbican: Sherlock fans race to see Benedict Cumberbatch take on Shakespeare's challenging role

Find out how to purchase your tickets for the Barbican Theatre play here

Made in Chelsea newcomers Carson, Alik, Billie and Jules

Made in Chelsea NYC, episode 1, review: 'The ultimate guilty pleasure'

The posh pardying has begun, and we're lapping it up like Spencer and his champers

The Made in Chelsea gang are headed state-side

Made in Chelsea NYC, TV preview: Lucy, Spencer, Jamie and co head for the Big Apple

From Bluebird and Mahiki to brunch parties and bowling alleys

'Celtic Warrior' Sheamus in the WWE ring

Star Wars 7 cast: WWE superstar Sheamus 'won't not' play Darth Vader in upcoming film

The wrestling star has been tipped to play the Sith Lord in JJ Abrams' movie

New Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory book cover sees Joanne Harris ask: 'Why not get Rolf Harris to design one?'

Penguin give children's classic an 'inappropriately sexualised' sleeve

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr

Dinosaur Jr, Brooklyn Bowl, gig review: J Mascis' drawl remains timeless

The influential alt rock trio's chugging guitars and storming rhythms return

Paul Hollywood, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins and Mary Berry are back

Great British Bake Off 2014 attracts record opening viewing figures

Close to eight million people tuned in to see Claire Goodwin leave first

Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman as Doctor Who and Clara behind the scenes

Doctor Who series 8: Fan sign pops up on London Underground ahead of first episode

The 'service announcement' at Tufnell Park reminds viewers of the air date

Three tortoises are taking part in an art exhibition with iPads attached to their backs

Colorado art exhibition ft. tortoises with iPads on their shells sparks animal rights outrage

The Aspen Art Museum insists the three animals are being properly cared for

A kangaroo fell victim to The Inbetweeners in Australia

The Inbetweeners 2 cast admit kangaroo was killed during hit-and-run down under

James Buckley's friend hit the animal by accident while visiting Australia

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Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home
Lauded therapist Harley Mille still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Australian Harley Miller is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world. But could his predictions of war do the same?

Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world...

But could his predictions of war do the same?
Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

Young at hort

Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?
Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award: 'making a quip as funny as possible is an art'

Beyond a joke

Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, has nigh-on 200 in his act. So how are they conceived?
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

Sadly though, the Lawrence of Arabia star is not around to lend his own critique
Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire: The joy of camping in a wetland nature reserve and sleeping under the stars

A wild night out

Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire offers a rare chance to camp in a wetland nature reserve
Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition: It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans

Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition

It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans
Besiktas vs Arsenal: Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie

Besiktas vs Arsenal

Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie
Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

As the Northern Irishman prepares for the Barclays, he finds time to appear on TV in the States, where he’s now such a global superstar that he needs no introduction
Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to Formula One

Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to F1

The 16-year-old will become the sport’s youngest-ever driver when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso next season
Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

But belated attempts to unite will be to no avail if the Sunni caliphate remains strong in Syria, says Patrick Cockburn
Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I would end up killing myself in jail'

Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I'd end up killing myself in jail'

Following last week's report on prison suicides, the former inmate asks how much progress we have made in the 50 years since the abolition of capital punishment