Lennie James: The love of my life? Tottenham. And my wife

July 1, 2019

The actor on a first kiss in the rehearsal chamber , not becoming a footballer, and all he learned from his mother Born in Nottingham, James, 53, was raised in care after the death of his mother. Having studied at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he author and to be included in the drama Storm Damage, which won a Royal Television Society award in 2001. He was in…


Dressed to kill: why were obsessed with the clothes on TV

June 23, 2019

Whether its Killing Eves stylish assassin or the chums in Friends, its Tv , not models, that is inspiring our wardrobes and with good reason It feels safe to say that at this moment, more people around the world are lusting after the style of a serial executioner than ever before. That’s globalisation for you, but that’s also the traction that our favourite Tv attributes have on our wardrobes. Anyone…


Michael Kors: The chicest women have a great sense of humour

June 9, 2019

The world of Michael Kors is upbeat and glamorous whether in the White House or on public transport It is a rainy Thursday evening in London and Michael Kors is hosting what the fuck is statute as” just a small, low-key dinner” to celebrate the opening of his new boutique. Gemma Arterton is in black leather trousers, chatting to fellow performer Gemma Chan, who is in a floor-length gown. The…


Were in a golden age of feminist TV, and dont even need the Bechdel test to prove it

May 19, 2019

Killing Eve, Derry Girls, Glow, Big Little Lies, The Bold Type, Claws: with this sort of variety, female-led proves no longer have to speak for every woman Almost every single show I have watched this year has female supporters. This isn’t because of some pious attempt to correct my predominantly white-hot, male back catalogue. They’re just very good and there’s a lot of them now. When it comes to female…


Sure, he might say hes on the pill, but would you really trust him? | Barbara Ellen

April 5, 2019

Women are right to be sceptical theyre left holding the baby when things go wrong Once again, there are reports of the male contraceptive pill being tantalisingly imminent. And, once again, a mental image occurs of a man and woman looking at each other, arms folded, as if to say: Sorry, I dont trust you a bit. A drew attention to the appalling situation in Brunei, which is about to…


The foetus facial: why Victoria Beckham spends 1,100 to look like a newborn

April 2, 2019

-Alisters pay thousands for anti-ageing therapies involving caviar facials, mashed pearl, stem cell injections and oxygen therapy. But if you really want skin like a child, the committee is cheaper ways Call: Victoria Beckham’s caviar facial. Age : Defying. Appearance : Younger, less heavy. A facial that establishes you lose weight? Yes. When it’s over, you’re PS1, 100 lighter. Are you saying that Read more: https :// www.theguardian.com/ style/ shortcuts/…


You can track everything: the parents who digitise their babies lives

March 11, 2019

Socks that record heart rate and cots that mimic the womb might promise parents peace of mind but is the data given to tech firms a fair exchange? You don’t need to spend much time in the presence of a small child and an iPhone to feel a little embarrassed. One-year-olds hypnotised by creepy Baby Shark ephemera on YouTube; two-year-olds who can swipe before they can talk; my own five-year-old…


Face time: is makeup for men the next big beauty trend?

October 21, 2018

Tom Ford and Chanel have launched male cosmetics, and foundation is the norm on TV shows from Love Island to Bodyguard. But does a bit of eyeliner work for everyone? One writer put it to the test Im looking at the man in the mirror. And he looks great, to be honest. Its how I feel I should look, when I am at my most optimistic. Theres a smooth sheen…


Mary Steenburgen: ‘We have ugly words for successful female actors’

October 18, 2018

The star on industry prejudice, female friendship and why ageing is so appealing The Help (2011) as much as she is for her early Oscar (for Melvin and Howard, in 1980). Despite her friendship with Hillary Clinton and her longstanding support for civil rights (she once said of Arkansas: Growing up someplace like that, you either become committed toward bigotry or against it. You cant really sit on the fence),…


Karl Ove Knausgaard: I dont know why more people don’t read Mein Kampf

September 30, 2018

There is no chance that anyone could become a Nazi by speaking that book, says the Norwegian author who discusses his autobiographical novels, his love of schnitzel and Liverpool FC For anyone who has read all or part of the six volumes of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s autobiographical novel Fischer’s, Chris Corbin and Jeremy King’s fantastic Viennese cafe on London’s Marylebone High Street, designed in 1920 s style, established four years…