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Eoghan Lyng gives an unusual reimagining of the Cinderella story.

Celebrity Big Brother 16: UK vs USA – Initial Impressions


Barry Quinn isn’t impressed with the latest batch of housemates in Celebrity Big Brother.

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When Vada met Ian McKellen


Bryony Bates chats to Sir Ian McKellen about pride, devotion and coming out.

Melbourne Calling: My Australian Art Adventure


Artist Jamie Clayborough writes about his journey through Melbourne and its effect on his own creativity.

Georgia – Georgia – Album review


Georgia’s debut is one you should hear – bursting with cohesive and surprising genres.



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    In anticipation of the debut of Symphony, Reggie catches up with Raymond Yiu.

    Barry Quinn brings you the latest tracks from Psychmagik, ‘Mink & Shoes’, and Chris Brown & Benny Benassi, ‘Paradise’.

    Qwerk moves to the home of Cha Cha Boudoir and Aftershock at Sub 101, Manchester. We speak to founders Faye and Mike.

    Whip up this tasty organic chilli recipe from Vada’s new resident chef, The Alchemist.

    Mx Justin Vivian Bond’s new scent for Etat Libre d’Orange is opulent, robust and refined.

    We kick off our new column, Poems for Your Fridge, with a meditation on desire and gender.

    Check out the hot new video from Theo Bard: ‘Never Alone’.

    Barry Quinn reviews Jess Glynne’s debut I Cry When I Laugh, naming it album of the year.

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