In the dark comedy TV series Flowers, Barratt plays a suicidal children's book author who's trying to find his way back to the surface.
We went down to a protest exhibit at the British Museum to find out whether anyone still cares about BP's relationship with iconic UK cultural institutions.
It's Mother's Day in the UK, so we weigh the cases for and against getting mashed up with your ma.
Vic Armstrong got his start in 1966 and went on to become Harrison Ford's regular stunt double and eventually coordinating stunt sequences for some of Hollywood's biggest films.
Very few bands made music as furious, honest, and as loaded with sadness, frustration, and teenaged alienation.
There's a lot more to the Prince of Wales than a love of old buildings and Patagonian fish.
Paying tribute to the former cricketer and commentator who has died, aged 84 – a voice of infinite wisdom and the sound of endless summers.
Just because they watched a bit of porn on a work computer doesn't mean they're the monsters the British media is making them out to be.
Are they there to enrich people's minds? Or just to turn learning into money for corporate fatcats?
A rundown of all the countries you should be scared of this year.
Here's how the annual glut of anniversary features will pan out this year.
Earlier this week, the Senate released a report on the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" (torture) techniques. The tactics in this comic were used by the agency at black sites around the world.
We spoke to its director and star, Angus Sampson, about becoming a troubled genius.
These days, when he's having pathetic tiffs with beer-wattle journalists and fans in hotels, it's easy to forget that no one brought fury to the Premier League quite like Roy Keane.
Isn't it just a long, boring version of baseball?
We spoke to him about bringing the world Crash and the upcoming adaptation of High-Rise.
After the game, fans poured out onto the street. Drums were banged, chants were chanted, people danced. There were some tears. This was the passion of Argentine football half-tamed and transplanted to central London.
Savile Row is a street in London well known for making fancy schmancy suits. Charlie Allen, a tailor on the street whose family has been in the business for generations, explained to us why Americans don't know jack about quality menswear.
I wanted to talk to someone about London's architecture and how it's been affected by the arrogance of wealth, so I got in touch with the eminent design critic Stephen Bayley, who once spent a few months as the creative director of the Millennium Dome, bu…
How to think in complicated ways if you're a lazy and stupid person.
Here was an actor who could show us, to an uncomfortable and at times almost unbearable degree, what it was to be innately human while also being an outsider, what it was to struggle with the problem of communication and the inability to find happiness.
By 2030, six out of every ten people will live in a city. By 2050, this proportion will increase to seven out of ten people. And cramming humans—with all of their waste, cars, and other stuff that pollutes and destroys the environment—together into such r…
The recent government shutdown almost threw the world into a "deep, dark recession." Didn't the planet just come out of one of those? Maybe it's time the rest of the world said enough is enough. It's time for the rest of the world to get a great big army
Last night, Daniel Day-Lewis won an unprecedented third Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of great emancipator Abe Lincoln in the Steven Spielberg film named after America's 16th president. No other man has won three Best Actor awards, which