Will Young

Article image
Song from Far Away review – Will Young acts with melodic grace in poignant monologue
The star performs with a musician’s sense of rhythm in this alternately arch and elegiac piece by Simon Stephens and Mark Eitzel about a bereaved brother attempting to reconnect with his former life

Mark Fisher

26, Feb, 2023 @11:16 AM

Article image
Will Young: ‘I’m locked out of my social media because I get drunk and slag people off’
The singer has temporarily traded in pop stardom for a challenging theatre role. He discusses why he wants to quit music at 50 and why he’s no longer ‘ashamed’ of being single

Michael Segalov

24, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

Article image
Will Young: Losing My Twin Rupert review – an unflinching portrait of 20 years of sadness
This celebrity documentary is a rare beast: a compassionate and courageous examination of alcoholism – inspired by the death of the singer’s brother

Lucy Mangan

10, May, 2022 @10:10 PM

Article image
TV tonight: Will Young opens up about losing his twin brother to alcoholism
The 2002 Pop Idol winner shares his family’s story and talks to others about alcoholism. Plus, the Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison and Henry Wong

10, May, 2022 @5:20 AM

Article image
Will Young: ‘I love my dog. I love cleaning. I love singing…’
These are a few of my favourite things, singer Will Young, 43, tells Alex Telfer

Katherine Hassell

16, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

Article image
Will Young on prep school, PTSD and psychotherapy: ‘Shame doesn’t help anything’
After years of anxiety, how is the singer coping with losing his twin brother, lockdown and memories of his unhappy schooldays?

Chris Godfrey

26, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

Article image
Will Young tells inquest: caring for my brother became too much
Singer says his twin, Rupert Young, had threatened or tried to take his own life on several occasions

Kevin Rawlinson

14, Dec, 2020 @9:00 PM

Article image
To Be a Gay Man by Will Young – out and proud
The Pop Idol winner writes with humour and passion about homophobia’s impact on his life

Jude Rogers

15, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

Article image
The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

Article image
'We’re existing on hope': Bat for Lashes, Will Young, Idles and others on music in 2019
Artists including Self Esteem and Jayda G discuss the year’s biggest stories, from Stormzy’s landmark Glastonbury gig to industry problems with abuse

Alexis Petridis

06, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

Article image
Will Young on his pop career, threesomes, escaping Knutsford services and dry stone walling
From his favourite Spice Girl, to how to help young gay people come out and not driving carefully – Young answered all of those and more

Laura Snapes

02, Sep, 2019 @1:07 PM

Article image
Will Young: ‘If I were to do this concert now, I’d probably wear a skirt’
The singer on the beauty of wearing white and anything that pushes the boundaries of gender norms

As told to Leah Harper

22, May, 2019 @11:00 AM

1 / 6 pages