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Film

Interview: Director Michael Pearce on his adult fairy tale ‘Beast’

In her comfortable Jersey home with her birthday party about to begin, 27-year-old Moll (Jessie Buckley) rehearses the fakest of smiles in the mirror – the first indication of Beast’s preoccupation with the masks its characters wear. Home schooled after a violent incident as a teenager and still kept on a tight leash by her […]

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Live Music

A show of versatility and country-folk sensibility from Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit

Monday 27th March It has been almost a decade since Johnny Flynn emerged on the nu-folk scene with his band the Sussex Wit. Over four studio albums, their sound has changed little over time – while other artists of the genre (Laura Marling, Mumford & Sons) ventured to new realms and honed their sound, Johnny […]