This definition of anti-Semitism has been too stretched for too long
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Sunday 30 June 2013
I like playing not wholly likeable women One of my favourite roles was Louise in Mike Leigh's Naked [the stern ex-girlfriend of David Thewlis's on-the-run misfit, Johnny]. She was a fully three-dimensional woman: difficult, awkward and quirky – a much larger presence than the stereotypical roles plonked in front of a young actress.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Sir Mike Rake, the chairman of BT, is to become president of the employers' organisation the CBI, taking over from Sir Roger Carr.
Friday 22 February 2013
TV pick of the week: Mary and Martha
Thursday 21 February 2013
Sony has launched a patent that could see the ads of the future turned into interactive videogames. But some of us already loathe pop-ups...
Sunday 27 January 2013
My father and I shared a love of film His mother was an usherette in a cinema, and he'd watch every movie twice a week for free. I discovered the afternoon black-and-white films on TV, such as [1948 crime drama] Key Largo, at a young age. It was a very formative experience as [these films] absorb into your consciousness.
Saturday 27 October 2012
Saturday 18 August 2012
Sunday 17 June 2012
Fast Girls (89 mins, 12A)
Friday 09 March 2012
"Tone? A little cheesy-pineapple one?": yes, it's that bag again. This time, she comes in the slim-line, lime-green-gowned form of Jill Halfpenny in Lindsay Posner's vibrant, splendidly cast revival of Abigail's Party.
Monday 12 December 2011
Monday 12 December 2011
The renaissance in British film-making is down to daring directors
Friday 05 August 2011
Saturday 04 June 2011
After joining a rambling tour of New York, Johann Hari sees the city in a new light
Saturday 23 April 2011
Monday 21 March 2011
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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