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In Neil Bartlett’s staging of Great Expectations at Bristol Old Vic, you hear the story more than watch it. The chains of the convict, the hammering of the blacksmith, the unhinged humming of Miss Havisham are as much a part of the characters as the costume, expression and lines.
The 'Pikachu Illustrator' is one of the game's rarest cards
There are two kinds of classic: those whose themes are so universal they speak to every age, and those which are a canvas on which any age can write its own story. Accidental Death of an Anarchist is the latter.
The two families will meet in autumn 2014
After 85 years in the fame game, the world’s most famous mouse has had a makeover. Laura Davis charts the changing face of Disney’s leading man
The latest Google Doodle celebrates the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.
The perky, fun-loving and wholesome Peppa Pig appeared to be acting rather out of character when she told visitors to her Facebook page to "go to hell".
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The Independent’s Dave Brown has been named Cartoonist of the Year. His rival, Martin Rowson, pays tribute
The Independent’s Dave Brown last night won Cartoonist of the Year at the Society of Editors’ UK Press Awards.
The parents of a five-year-old boy who spent £1,700 of their money on iTunes have received a full refund from Apple.
New 3D Pokemon adventure will arrive worldwide in October 2013
A cartoon by The Independent's Dave Brown has been named Political Cartoon of the Year 2012.
Fyodor Khitruk, who died on 3 December at the age of 95, was the creator of the Soviet Union's animated version of AA Milne's Winnie the Pooh tales. The three much-loved Soviet cartoons of Vinni-Pukh, as Winnie the Pooh is known in Russia, were made between 1969 and 1972 and continue to be aired frequently on television. Along with Yuri Norshtein, whose 1975 Hedgehog in the Fog remains a cult classic, Khitruk has been credited as a leading innovator in the history of Soviet animation.
'I don't regret children's books at all. They allow you to do lots of things'