Saturday Night Fever

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Kerry Fox: ‘I still see myself as a teen: pot, joyriding and trying to have sex’
The Shallow Grave and Intimacy actor on driving at 15 in New Zealand, her parents’ disco dancing and starting an Abba fan club in her shed

As told to Rich Pelley

13, May, 2021 @11:25 AM

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Diane Lane's teenage obsessions: 'I'm still scarred by A Clockwork Orange'
With the release of her new film Let Him Go, the actor recalls the sex and violence of 70s movies, doing the hustle to Troglodyte and falling in love with John Travolta’s cool desperation

As told to Rich Pelley

04, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Suzanne Vega's teenage obsessions: 'Taxi Driver captured something awful but made it beautiful'
In the first of a weekly series where film and music stars discuss their youthful fixations, the US singer recalls silly walks and Saturday Night Fever dance classes

Interview by Dave Simpson

03, Sep, 2020 @3:30 PM

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Bohemian Rhapsody producer to make Bee Gees biopic
Graham King secures rights to Bee Gees songs, following £687m success of Queen and Freddie Mercury movie

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

31, Oct, 2019 @5:48 PM

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Wide boy: what the return of flared trousers means for men
Fun, frivolity and freedom – the sweeping silhouette made famous in the era of Saturday Night Fever is back in full swing. But how to make it modern?

Simon Chilvers

13, Sep, 2019 @10:00 AM

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John Travolta keeps Brooklyn stayin' alive at event honoring actor
Hundreds of fans gathered outside pizzeria featured in Saturday Night Fever 41 years ago to catch glimpse of – and dress like – the actor

Adam Gabbatt in Brooklyn

13, Jun, 2018 @10:00 AM

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From Travolta’s twist to strobe-lit raves: 10 of the best dancefloor scenes in cinema
Here’s our rundown of the best dancing scenes on screen – moments that are often more about humanity than spectacular choreography

Ellen E Jones

09, Apr, 2018 @11:00 PM

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Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie review – Bruno Tonioli hits the floor
The Strictly judge took a loving look behind the scenes of the film that made John Travolta an A-list star and made disco a global phenomenon

Tim Dowling

23, Dec, 2017 @6:30 AM

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Our top 10 scenes for pizza lovers | On screen pizza
On screen pizza: These might be star-studded iconic flicks, but the real scene stealer in every one is a more two-dimensional character, smothered in sauce and cheese

Rebecca Nicholson

05, May, 2017 @11:00 AM

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From Singles to Saturday Night Fever – the film soundtracks that caught a musical moment
A deluxe edition of the Singles soundtrack marks its status as one of the unlikely but enduring artefacts of the grunge era

Michael Hann

06, Jan, 2017 @2:20 PM

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Disco's Saturday Night Fiction
Saturday Night Fever was the prism through which the world viewed disco. But its actual inspiration was a British mod called Chris...

Nadia Khomami

26, Jun, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Devilish history of Cuban heels proves they're too sexy for Rubio's God squad
The high heel has a storied past, championed by a who’s who of 20th century pop icons. No wonder the conservative base thinks Marco Rubio’s gone too far

Dave Bry

07, Jan, 2016 @3:55 PM

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