Agenda: Lucas Hugh; Jeremy Irvine; Homeland; Wayout Benefit; Shopping: Conran bath & body
Sunday 16 October 2011
Fashion: Stay cool as you work up a sweat
If there's one wardrobe element that has been overlooked in recent years, it's gym kit. Stella McCartney blazed a trail with her range for Adidas, but there has been little else for women who want to look good while they work-out. New designer Lucas Hugh aims to change all that, with his street- and dancewear-inspired gym range, which features breathable mesh panelling and body-fit contouring technology. From £65, lucashugh.com
Face to watch: Jeremy Irvine
This 20-year-old newcomer could well be an Oscar frontrunner for his lead role in Steven Spielberg's War Horse (out next January). And soon after, he'll be seen as Pip in Mike Newell's big-screen adaptation of Great Expectations
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Gary Barlow, Mark Ruffalo, Ricky Gervais, Danny Baker
1 I'm overwhelmed! Many tweets to follow....
3 I don't actually think Wayne Rooney's an idiot. I think he just plays one on TV.
2 You must never concern yourself with critics. That's what they wish for – to make you as unhappy as they are. The best revenge is living well
4 My god, my tweet stream is being throttled. Freedom of speech problem.
Answers at the bottom of the page
Lexpionage: Affexation, n.
An affected state of vexation intended to impress others regarding one's empathy (esp. when applied to those booted off reality TV shows by hitherto unemployed methods of dispatch)
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, this conspiracy thriller about a rescued POW has been wowing critics in the US and has been snapped up by Channel 4; catch the trailer at bit.ly/mOWZHx
Comedy: Wayout Benefit
Mark Steel, Josie Long, Isy Suttie and John Hegley are among those performing at this fund-raiser for the Salone Arts Centre in Sierra Leone. 4 November, Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1, thebloomsbury.com
Shopping: Conran bath & body
We smell a hit as Sir Terence makes his first foray into toiletries with this stylishly designed range of lotions, creams and washes available in two unisex fragrances. conranshop.co.uk
App watch: LHsee
Blow your mind with this guide to Cern's Large Hadron Collider, which provides a 3D view of events occurring within the particle accelerator and explains its workings. And for fun, there's the somewhat rarefied "Hunt the Higgs", a game involving identifying subatomic phenomena. Free from Android marketplac
MATCH THE TWEET: 1. GARY BARLOW; 2. RICKY GERVAIS; 3. DANNY BAKER; 4.MARK RUFFALO
Jo from Northern Ireland was less than impressed by Russell Brand's attempt to stage a publicity stunt
Life & Style blogs
Alexander McQueen at auction: What makes a really great piece of fashion?
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
No female ejaculation, please, we’re British: a history of porn and censorship
Stressed nurses are 'forced to choose between health of patients and their own'
Pornhub: Kim Kardashian's sex tape is the most-watched porn video of all-time
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
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