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Recent articles by Roisin:

Julian Sands: Prolific British film star named as missing hiker in California mountains

Drones are continuing to search for prolific British actor who has been missing since Friday → Read More

Condé Nast, publisher of Vogue and GQ, to move out of historic Vogue House offices in London

Move is said to be due to ‘challenges’ of working in the historic building as a modern editorial business → Read More

Lewis Capaldi review, Leeds: Scottish singer kicks off world tour with a show that’s half music, half comedy

The self-effacing artist began his mammoth world tour with a night of new material and wisecracks at the First Direct Arena → Read More

Brit Awards 2023: Wet Leg, Stormzy and Harry Styles lead nominations

Nominations include a Christmas song and the breakout hit from an animated Disney movie → Read More

The 10 new music acts to watch in 2023

From girl groups to DIY duos, Megan Graye and Roisin O’Connor have rounded up the 10 acts set for big things in the new year → Read More

9 sex scenes the actors are mortified about

Rule number one: don’t watch back with your parents. Ellie Muir runs through the scenes some actors might like to forget → Read More

Genuinely good Boxing Day TV: 14 shows to watch during the festive season

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Amir Wilson: ‘If Tom Cruise asks me to climb a mountain, I’ll do it’

The rising British star is returning to play Will Parry one final time for the BBC’s third series of ‘His Dark Materials’. He tells Roisin O’Connor why he has no trouble relating to Will’s grief over the death of his father, his hopes for future roles, and why scaling cliff-faces proved just the ticket for clearing his head → Read More

‘My heart is gone’: Jake Flint’s wife stricken by grief after country musician’s death aged 37

‘We should be going through wedding photos but instead I have to pick out clothes to bury my husband in,’ Brenda Flint wrote → Read More

The fixation on Seann Walsh’s Strictly scandal points to a hypocritical fear of infidelity

Four years on from the biggest scandal ‘Strictly’ has ever known, we still haven’t moved on. Roisin O’Connor questions whether our refusal to let Seann Walsh move on with his life is a symptom of our own moral complex about cheating → Read More

Cautious Clay interview: ‘My dad’s making an effort to be in my life’

The Cleveland-born, Brooklyn-based artist has caught the attention of Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish, but he’s determined to do things his own way. He speaks to Roisin O’Connor about his new EP, his odd stint as an estate agent, and rebuilding his relationship with his father → Read More

Peter Kay announces residency at London’s O2 Arena

Fans of the comedian were disappointed after his initial UK tour announcement omitted dates in London → Read More

Olivia Rodrigo and Machine Gun Kelly to help announce Grammy nominations

Nominations to be announced ahead of the ceremony in LA next year → Read More

Lewis Capaldi overtakes Ed Sheeran as the ‘king of streaming’ in the UK

‘I feel huge, I feel massive,’ Scottish artist says → Read More

‘I can’t look away from it’: Ezra Furman on Lou Reed’s ‘menacing and inviting’ Transformer

The Velvet Underground frontman’s groundbreaking second solo album turns 50 this week. Roisin O’Connor speaks with Ezra Furman about how it continues to inspire her own work, and the way it helped bring queer identities into the mainstream → Read More

‘Spare me’: Suddenly I’m in favour of ghosting

It’s been drummed into us that abruptly dropping out of someone’s life without warning is a bad thing to do, even a form of ‘toxic behaviour’ – but is it really as clear-cut as that? Roisin O’Connor wonders if we’ve been misunderstanding ‘ghosting’ this whole time... → Read More

‘When I sing, there’s no mask’: Luke Evans on his new album, Nicole Kidman duets and James Bond

The star of ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ began his career in West End musicals and is about to release a new album. He talks to Roisin O’Connor → Read More

‘It is dangerous’: George RR Martin appears to confirm Viserys House of the Dragon theory

Fans were curious about the nature of the king’s illness in the hit HBO series → Read More

‘It is dangerous’: George RR Martin appears to confirm Viserys fan theory from House of the Dragon

Fans were curious about the nature of the king’s illness in the hit HBO series → Read More

40 essential albums to hear before you die

Some records are so good that they can change your life. Our critics Helen Brown, Chris Harvey and Roisin O’Connor pick the albums you need to hear → Read More