"This is very much her family home, the place where she brought up her children, and as such it is full of memories, so it is going to be a bit of a wrench for her to leave, but it’s the right thing to do. … [Read more...] about Sadie Frost selling London ‘house of sin’ that hosted celeb wife-swapping parties
How many of the disappointed 48%, however resigned to the outcome, will welcome the chance to forget old principles and come together with Mark Francois? How shall we celebrate our losses of citizenship? Would it help if the Queen parachuted in? What brilliant cultural intervention – be it theatre, exhibition or a volunteer army – will transform the end of free movement, a stalled economy, shrivelling union, international ridicule and the extinction of the postwar European dream, into something as cynic-crushing as Danny Boyle’s Isles of Wonder? The new James Bond? … [Read more...] about What delights will be laid on for a joyful nation at the forthcoming Festival of Brexit?
Given this climate, there is something intriguing about the continued success of Manchester indie hold-outs the Courteeners. Even if their albums don’t sell enough to challenge Adele or Ed Sheeran, they consistently go gold, and their live shows are the stuff of arenas, sports stadiums and 50,000-tickets-sold-in-four-hours outdoor events. For a band that big, though, the Courteeners’ media profile remains low. Cheerleaders are hard to find, and their album reviews invariably stick at fair-to-middling. To their detractors, their success is a matter of being in the right place at the wrong time: if your idea of a good time is bellowing along to old-fashioned anthemic alt-rock and you’re unconvinced by the 1975’s drift towards mainstream pop, there isn’t really anyone else currently servicing your needs. To their supporters, they’re a wronged band, the pervasive assumption that they’re knuckle-dragging purveyors of bloke rock hiding something more … [Read more...] about The Courteeners: More. Again. Forever. review – indie holdouts get serious
Since then, season 10 has followed the family months after Fiona's departure, with youngest daughter Debbie (Emma Kenney) running the house as a tight ship as she manages her brothers and her daughter. Fan favorite Mickey (Noel Fischer) returned in season 10 as the cellmate and lover of middle son Ian (Cameron Monaghan) during his time in prison. … [Read more...] about Emmy Rossum reveals she found out Shameless is ending on Twitter as she celebrates show’s ‘incredible’ run