Chris Bethell

Freelance Photographer

Chris Bethell is basically VICE UK's staff photographer, even though he's not actually on staff. Not sure how that works with employment law, but the point is: he takes a large amount of the lovely photos on this website.

Tattoos

Tattoo Shops Have Reopened – Here's What People Got After Months of Waiting

We went along to see what people were getting carved into their skin the day after tattoo parlours were allowed to open back up.
VICE Staff
7.15.20
Photo

This Is What Theme Parks Look Like During a Pandemic

Photographer Chris Bethell went to Alton Towers on the weekend it reopened, to document "coaster geeks" having a whale of a time.
VICE Staff
7.8.20
Fitness

I Tried to Get Hench Over Lockdown

Everyone's doing it. Why not me?
Rhys Thomas
7.3.20
george floyd

Hundreds of Demonstrators in London Protested the Killing of George Floyd

On a weekend in which disturbing footage has emerged of the police response to similar protests in the US.
VICE Staff
5.31.20
Coronavirus

Anti-Lockdown Protests Drew Crowds of Conspiracy Theorists in London

Around 100 people gathered in Hyde Park to shout about freedom and vaccinations.
VICE Staff
5.17.20
Coronavirus

London 'Could Be Coronavirus Free' Within the Month

Analysis shows the capital is seeing just 24 new cases a day – but this data was collected before lockdown rules were eased this week.
VICE Staff
5.15.20
Life

Searching the Peak District for 'The Lord of the Roaches'

The British eccentric and his beauty queen wife fought a 12-year war against the modern world from their hut in the wilderness.
Francisco Garcia
4.23.20
Coronavirus

This Is Year Zero for Life in Britain

Beneath the "famous stiff upper lip" are a trembling lower jaw and a virus-ravaged tongue that can no longer tell Bovril from Bollinger.
Clive Martin
4.6.20
Photos

London Has Already Changed Beyond Recognition Due to Coronavirus

The streets are empty.
VICE Staff
Chris Bethell
3.24.20
Photos

London Has Already Changed Beyond Recognition Due to Coronavirus

The streets are empty.
VICE Staff
Chris Bethell
3.24.20
Labour Leadership 2020

Rebecca Long-Bailey Wants You to Know 'Socialism Is Aspiration'

The Labour leadership contender talks to VICE about her unlikely route to politics and why the government is failing to act on coronavirus.
Sirin Kale
3.23.20
Photos

Eerie Photos of London as the Coronavirus Fear Set In

We captured the weird vibe as our city gears up for months of uncertainty.
Zing Tsjeng
3.17.20
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