Jazz hands ahoy: Glossy Broadway musical drama Smash is currently winning raves in the US


Fashion: Make this Valentine's a ruby Tuesday

Yves Saint Laurent's gloopily gorgeous, molten-looking "arty" ring has become something of a design classic in recent years, adorning the fingers of the fabulous wherever you look. This month, the Parisian house reissues it as a limited- edition Valentine's version, with "love" engraved on the back and all the glitz and glamour of the original with a ruby-red semi-precious stone. Fall in love the French way, why not? £165, ysl.com

Face to watch: Polly Findlay

This young theatre director's promising career is set to move up a stage with her latest gig at the helm of the new National Theatre production of Sophocles' Antigone. Starring Jodie Whittaker, it will launch this year's Travelex season in May

Social networking: Match the tweet to the star

Kelly Brook, Alison Moyet, Anne Kirkbride, Juliette Lewis

1 Everything smells like bacon today

2 Asked my old man what "peng a leng" meant. He says it's much like Fandabby-double-dozy. #Crankiesupdated #shitkidsspeak

3 Oopsie Daisy!! Who first uttered this phrase?

4 Lana Del Rey is Genius on the cover of Vogue who gives a shit what her album sounds like. With those lips who's listening

Answers at the bottom of the page

App watch: Foodspotting

prepare to salivate at this visually focused restaurant guide, which allows gastronomes to post photos of their favourite dishes while eating out, which can then be rated by fellow users to make the hunt for the perfect steak, shish kebab or sauerkraut that much easier. Free from iTunes store and Android Marketplace

Lexpionage: Dacreage, n.

A short statement whose sinisterly terse and quietly aggressive delivery camouflages any questionable conclusion, e.g. 'There isn't a homophobic bone in Jan Moir's body'

On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...

Comedy: David Sedaris

Get in early as the blissfully intelligent humorist brings his anecdotes back to the UK with another run of his hit soirée An Evening with David Sedaris. 28 to 29 September, Cadogan Hall, London SW1

Drinks: Jimmy's iced coffee

Our caffeine addiction just grew another head thanks to these eminently slurpable new cartons, available in Original and Skinny varieties. Stockists include Waitrose, Ocado and Selfridges. jimmysicedcoffee.com

TV: Smash

Jazz hands ahoy for this glossy Broadway musical drama, currently winning raves in the US and set to relegate the strained Glee to the televisual chorus line. Coming to Sky Atlantic next month. bit.ly/s9xcvX