Bright young thing or flash in the pan? Film Critic Tony Earnshaw talks to rising star Jack O’Connell as his new film The Liability opens.
Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double preventative mastectomy rather than risk an 86 per cent chance of breast cancer proves that not everything in Hollywood is banality, artifice and fluff.
At every great party, there is that inescapable moment when the music stops, the lights go up and all of the imperfections which have been concealed under a cloak of darkness, are suddenly thrown into sharp relief.
A taciturn, desensitised hitman is briefly partnered with a garrulous, teenage companion. What could possibly go wrong?
A few short years ago he was playing support. Now Benedict Cumberbatch is about to go interstellar courtesy of a sci-fi supervillain. He spoke to Tony Earnshaw.
Actor, comedian and travel writer, Michael Palin is a man of the people. He talks to Chris Bond ahead of his return to Yorkshire for the Sheffield Doc/Fest.
Tony Earnshaw enjoys a sneak preview of the jitters and jolts on offer in Sherlock Holmes – The Best Kept Secret. But it is magic, not sleuthing, that marks out this new production at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.
Tomorrow a new play about Sherlock Holmes will open in Leeds. Arts correspondent Nick Ahad was given exclusive access to the first read through.
Acclaimed soprano Dame Josephine Barstow is back in her native Yorkshire working with Opera North again. Yvette Huddleston spoke to her.
Last year things began to click for Bradford theatre maker Emma Adams – and her career really started to take off. The lift off coincided with her making an important decision about her work as a playwright and theatre artist.
Alison Littlewood’s chilling first novel was a huge hit. She spoke to Yvette Huddleston about her latest book.
Matt Haig’s latest novel is about life, love and the great mystery of being human. Chris Bond talks to the York-based writer.
In his new book, Leeds University’s Simon Warner looks at the Beat writers influence on rock culture. He talks to Chris Bond.
There have been many changes in Russia. Yvette Huddleston spoke to the author of a new book that charts some of them.
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Photographer Mark Denton tells Sarah Freeman about his mission to capture the beauty of the Yorkshire landscape.
Former Northern Art Prize winner Haroon Mirza’s new installation is about to be unveiled at The Hepworth Wakefield. Jon Cronshaw met him.
A TEAM of scaffolders were called in to a National Trust property to oversee the re-hanging of two of the Gideon tapestries, recently returned from conservation.
Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease meant Leanne Owen had to give up the firefighting job she loved, but as Catherine Scott discovered, she has found something just as fulfilling.
Fifteen years ago, Emma Stothard was an art teacher with a dream of being a sculptor. Now her works grace a Michelin-star restaurant, the grounds of stately homes and, at the end of the month, two Chelsea Flower Show gardens. Sarah Freeman reports.
VETERAN rocker Rod Stewart is the latest big name to confirm a show at the new Leeds concert arena.
Boy band One Direction have announced plans for a world tour next year.
THE annual Party in the Park pop concert in Leeds is introducing ticket charges for the first time in its history.
Noddy Holder became a household name in the 1970s with rock band Slade. Now he’s back on the road and reminiscing about his life and a certain Christmas song. He talks to Chris Bond.
David Coverdale is best known as the frontman of Whitesnake. Chris Bond talks to the veteran rock star on the eve of a new UK tour.
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