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Ben Whishaw: ‘Sometimes, with straight actors ­playing gay parts, I think: I don’t believe you!’
He’s been Paddington, Keats, and now a doctor in This Is Going to Hurt. He talks about his off-stage shyness and why he wasn’t delighted by the reveal of Q’s sexuality in No Time to Die

Tom Lamont

29, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Furred time's a charm? How Paddington can escape the curse of the threequel
With a third marmalade-packed outing on the cards, the onus is on Paddington to succeed where Neo, Batman and Shrek failed

Luke Walpole

19, Feb, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Paddington to emigrate to TV with Ben Whishaw back as the bear
The marmalade-scoffing mammal and big-screen star will appear in a new pre-school animated series

Kate Abbott and agencies

14, Feb, 2019 @5:22 PM

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Felicity Cloake’s marmalade recipe | Felicity Cloake’s masterclass
Felicity Cloake’s masterclass Seville orange season is almost over, so now’s your last chance to get peeling

Felicity Cloake

12, Feb, 2018 @9:00 AM

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In her faraway world, Enid Blyton is the Jimi Hendrix of children’s writing | Andrew Martin
It’s easy to dismiss the Famous Five author, but I’m not surprised she’s getting the Sam Mendes treatment, writes the author Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

27, Nov, 2017 @3:58 PM

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Paddington does not get sworn at in Christmas ad for M&S, says watchdog
Ad caused social media furore after some viewers misheard words ‘thank you, little bear’

Mark Sweney

14, Nov, 2017 @10:13 AM

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Brain game: bringing Paddington to life on screen | Daniel Glaser
How computer generation and our brain’s motor empathy, creates a bear we all love

Daniel Glaser

14, Nov, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Paddington 2 review – definitely bears repeating
Back from darkest Peru, our hero is at the mercy of unscrupulous actors, but generosity, emotional depth and top-class clowning win the day

Wendy Ide

12, Nov, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Paddington at St Paul's, last in classic children's series, due in 2018
Michael Bond’s final book about the accident-prone bear will be published next year on the anniversary of the author’s death

Alison Flood

09, Nov, 2017 @7:01 AM

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M&S Christmas ad uses Paddington Bear to target family audience
Campaign, which makes debut on Tuesday, is linked to 90 products and has charity tie-in, echoing tactics used by John Lewis

Sarah Butler and Graham Ruddick

07, Nov, 2017 @12:01 AM

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Hugh Grant: reluctant he may be but talented he certainly is | Observer profile
Almost since he started acting, he has sought other purposes, including as a press abuse campaigner. But a brilliant turn in the new Paddington Bear film is set to herald an acting renaissance

Ryan Gilbey

05, Nov, 2017 @12:05 AM

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Hugh Bonneville: ‘I’m raging against the dying of the light by buying a convertible’
The actor, 54, tells Sarah Hughes about pragmatism, near-death experiences, planting copper beech trees and how his mum was Miss Moneypenny in MI6

Sarah Hughes

04, Nov, 2017 @2:00 PM

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