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Friday 25 January 2013
The guitarist Wilko Johnson, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, has spoken of the “elation” he has experienced, since learning of his condition.
Saturday 08 December 2012
What to Do, See & Buy: Phoebe Sherwood-Moore; Meyer-Lavigne; 175 years of the RCA; Charbonnel et Walker; Babington House
Saturday 10 November 2012
Saturday 13 October 2012
What's it like having a Seventies/Eighties pop star dad whose songs include, “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll”? Jemima Dury, 43, has unearthed piles of lyrics, photographs, demo tapes, band memorabilia, scrawled notes and T-shirts, belonging to her dad, Ian Dury, which she has pieced together for a book. 'Hallo Sausages' – The Lyrics of Ian Dury, which is published in hardback next month, comes with a free CD of unreleased material.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
A Stone Roses gig in 1990 was a defining moment of the indie scene. James Mottram watches a new film that revisits the legendary concert
Sunday 03 June 2012
Last week, continuing my rolling tour, annoying the British public for my new hidden- camera show, we rolled into Stratford-upon-Avon. As everyone knows, this is one of the UK's major tourist destinations (one of the reasons we were filming there). As the cameras rolled, however, I couldn't help feeling a little sorry for the international visitors. To put it bluntly, there isn't much to see in Stratford. Visitors wander around trying to ignore the expensive temptations of every retail chain in existence, while occasionally stumbling upon an old house that Shakespeare was supposed to have been born in or sampled his first doughnut in. Other than that, there are a couple of statues and the opportunity to brave the homicidal swans and go for a boat ride on the river Avon.
Thursday 01 July 2010
Hollywood star Meryl Streep is in discussions to play Baroness Thatcher in a new film, it was confirmed today.
Friday 21 May 2010
"Our worst gig since Sidcup crematorium," is how Andy Serkis's Ian Dury attempts to warm up a particularly patchy crowd.
Saturday 24 April 2010
My parents were ... immigrants. My mum's from Jamaica, my dad's from Trinidad; they both moved here when very young. My mum's now a writer and my dad's a fashion designer.
Friday 08 January 2010
Ian Dury, who died 10 years ago, is here awarded the rock-biopic treatment, though whether it burnishes his legend or bruises it must be in doubt.
Hit me with your rhythm shtick: How did Ian Dury become one of the most fascinating rock stars of the 1970s?
Sunday 03 January 2010
- 1 John Williams' Stoner wins Waterstones Book of the Year
- 2 The hardwired difference between male and female brains could explain why men are 'better at map reading'
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Food poverty in UK has reached level of 'public health emergency', warn experts
- 5 I’m sure Kate Moss doesn't care about posing for Playboy. But I do