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Strictly Come Dancing: week nine – as it happened

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The dancers were in Blackpool this week – so who rocked the Tower Ballroom, and who took the first bus home?

Sarah Silverman: ‘Jokes I made 15 years ago I'd not make today’

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Sarah Silverman’s comedy has always aimed a laser into the dark corners of sexism, racism and religion. But now she’s using her wit to make sense of the huge issues facing America. Sophie Heawood meets her in Hollywood

Chuck D: ‘Hip-hop is about being who you are’

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The Public Enemy founder on the importance of rap’s history, losing his father and how the Trump era might play out

William Eggleston: ‘The music’s here then it’s gone – like a dream’

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His intense colour photographs changed the way we see the world. Now, at 78, he has released his debut album, of synthesiser soundscapes. At home in Memphis, he discusses his extraordinary life and art

Sunday, Nov 19


Rude by Katie Hopkins – digested read

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‘People often compare me to Hitler. I take that as a compliment’


'Lost' masterpiece by Spanish artist found hanging in Welsh castle


Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’s 17th-century portrait had long been thought to be a copy until an art expert visited Penrhyn Castle


The strange, sad story of Adam Deacon: 'I started thinking, will I ever act again?'

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The east London-born actor starred in films such as Kidulthood and pipped Eddie Redmayne to a Bafta. He was poised for Hollywood until a skunk-induced psychosis led to a row with mentor Noel Clarke and a restraining order. Now appearing on…


The Sex Pistols 1977: The Bollocks Diaries; Punk Is Dead, edited by Richard Cabut and Andrew Gallix – review


Two very different histories of punk help to explain why the controversial movement changed so many young people’s lives


Into the Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd – review


The Scottish writer’s social concerns and love of nature are at the heart of Charlotte Peacock’s intriguing biography


The Incredibles 2: watch the first trailer for Pixar's superpowered sequel


Brad Bird reunites a voice cast that includes Craig T Nelson, Holly Hunter and Samuel L Jackson for a follow-up to his acclaimed animated comedy

Craeft review – not just a load of old corn dollies…


Alexander Langlands’s enjoyable personal history of craft argues that we have much to learn from the ways of the past


The Earth may not be flat, but it just might be doomed | David Mitchell

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A rise in the belief that scientists are lying about the planet being spherical is just one aspect of an internet-fuelled, progress-threatening suspicion of facts

Good Time review – Robert Pattinson excels in electrifying urban thriller


Pattinson runs into a whole lot of trouble in this high-energy heist caper from rising indie stars Josh and Benny Safdie

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher review – Star Wars memories…


Covering her experiences on set and off in the sci-fi blockbuster, the actor’s last memoir finds her honest and witty as ever


Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool review – Hollywood on the Mersey


Annette Bening stars as fading silver-screen siren Gloria Grahame and Jamie Bell as the young actor who fell for her

Ingrid Goes West review – millennial cliches smartly skewered


There’s avocado toast and self-actualisation aplenty in Matt Spicer’s absurd comedy

Trophy review – conflicted hunting documentary


An argument in favour of legalising big game hunting is undercut by the film’s own footage


DVD reviews: The Beguiled; The Big Sick; Spider-Man: Homecoming and more


Sofia Coppola’s fresh take on a civil war story is beautiful but deadly, a culture-clash comedy plays it too safe, and it’s a reboot too far for one hero

Mother Land by Paul Theroux review – a phenomenally strange novel


The veteran writer’s ‘fictionalised memoir’ of matriarchal tyranny reads like an act of projection too far

Hull’s year of culture: ‘We look at our city with new eyes’

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The real story of Hull’s year as City of Culture is how it’s transformed the lives of local people. Here they discuss 2017’s highlights – and what its legacy might be

La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman review – a tidal wave of imagination


Philip Pullman revisits his great fictional universe with this captivating first story of a new trilogy, The Book of Dust


The Vanity Fair Diaries review – Tina Brown’s supreme balancing act


Brown’s record of her years as editor of the magazine in the 80s is both enthralling and terrifying


No holds barred and funny as hell: the fierce humour of Margaret Cho

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One of America’s most politically outspoken standups is finally bringing her savage brand of comedy to Britain

Bryan Cranston: Breaking good… TV star electrifies the London stage | Andrew Anthony

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In the hit TV series, he made his name as a master of transformation and the same could be said of his career. Now he has become the latest US actor to light up British theatre

‘It’s Peter Pan for grown-ups’: play by Barrie is back on stage


Rare revival of the author’s play Dear Brutus will drop adults into a Neverland-like world

Grayson Perry goes north to help make Britain whole again

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Bridging divides was the theme as the popular visual artist delivered the first of a new Orwell lecture series in Sheffield

John Lewis’s Moz was under my bed years ago – but they haven't credited me | Chris Riddell


Advertising agencies should credit the illustrators and writers whose work they plunder

Saturday, Nov 18


David Cassidy 'conscious' after being hospitalised with organ failure

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The 67-year-old Partridge Family actor and singer is surrounded by his family after being rushed to hospital in Florida, spokeswoman says


Harvey Weinstein had secret hitlist of names to quash sex scandal

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Producer hired team to investigate 91 film industry figures in attempt to stop harassment claims going public


Implacable, immutable, irreplaceable: why Malcolm Young was a rock’n’roll great

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Michael Hann pays tribute to AC/DC’s late rhythm guitarist, driving force behind the band and co-writer of their biggest and best songs


AC/DC – 10 of the best

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From the overlooked lyrical brilliance of Bon Scott, via riffs that defined rock, to the triumphant comeback with Brian Johnson, here are 10 AC/DC classics


AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies aged 64

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Brother Angus leads tributes to guitarist with ‘enormous legacy’ who developed dementia about 10 years ago

Terence Conran: ‘I’m not fashionable. I believe in useful things’


The designer, 86, talks about Second World War memories, wire-haired terriers, Hoyo De Monterrey cigars and his passion for Porsches


London diners get immersed in the jazz age, Bombay style

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Actors reproduce lost world of ‘Indian noir’ in former art deco department store, which will afterwards become part of the Dishoom restaurant chain