Eurovision

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Daði Freyr review – sophisticated silliness from viral Eurovision star
In a show that blends pop and panto, the jocular Icelander has the hooks to transcend one-hit-wonder status

Huw Baines

22, Nov, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Italian glam pop band accuses Eurovision stars Måneskin of copying their 70s look
Veteran guitarist says act should ‘be more original’ after quartet from Rome wear US-flag costumes for Rolling Stones gig

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

09, Nov, 2021 @3:45 PM

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World exclusive: Super troupers! Abba on fame, stress, ageing backwards – and why they've returned to rescue 2021
World exclusive: Here we go again! After nearly 40 years, Benny, Björn, Agnetha and Anni-Frid are back together. We get the inside story of the greatest reunion in pop

Alexis Petridis

27, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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It’s not politics that make the UK rubbish at Eurovision – it’s the fact our songs are bad | Chris Lochery
Our failures aren’t to do with Brexit, but our dull tracks. Maybe Dua Lipa’s team can shine a light on where we’re going wrong

Chris Lochery

25, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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UK turns to Dua Lipa’s managers to end Eurovision misery
Tap management will choose Britain’s entrant for 2022 after string of disappointments

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

21, Oct, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Michelle Gayle: ‘They said don’t leave EastEnders – I never regretted it’
From Grange Hill to the West End, via Eurovision and the Brit awards, the star has built multiple careers. She talks about stage-school pressure, TV diversity and playing Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Arifa Akbar

13, Oct, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Colin Tully obituary
Other lives: Musician who wrote the score to the film Gregory’s Girl

Philip Johnson

14, Jul, 2021 @10:17 AM

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Eurovision winners Måneskin: ‘Cocaine? Damiano barely drinks beer!’
Already multiplatinum in their native Italy, the swaggering rock quartet now have two singles in the UK chart. They discuss their rise to success – and that drug-taking allegation

Angelica Frey

10, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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On my radar: Omari Douglas’s cultural highlights
The It’s a Sin actor on loving Eurovision, going back to 1971 with Asif Kapadia, and Channel 4’s female Muslim punk comedy

Kathryn Bromwich

05, Jun, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Time for UK to take Eurovision seriously | Brief letters
Brief letters: Eurovision | Angry noises | EU settlement scheme | Restaurant staffing crisis | Dog detectives

Letters

25, May, 2021 @4:57 PM

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The Guardian view on losing at Eurovision: the only way is up | Editorial
Editorial: There is a funny side to the UK getting nul points in the contest at the weekend. But there’s not much humour in being friendless

Editorial

24, May, 2021 @6:07 PM

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Nul points again: how exactly can the UK win Eurovision?
Analysis: James Newman began like a Daniel Bedingfield B-side and went downhill from there

Helen Pidd North of England editor

23, May, 2021 @2:07 PM

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