The Greatest Showman

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‘I’m not always nice’: Hugh Jackman on anger, vulnerability and the loss of his father
X-Men made him a star; now The Son is giving him a shot at an Oscar. The actor talks about family, superheroes and the sexual misconduct claims against director Bryan Singer

Chris Godfrey

05, Jan, 2023 @8:05 AM

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‘I put my trauma on display’ – Keala Settle on hating her signature song This Is Me
Her rendition of the bearded lady’s number from The Greatest Showman caused a sensation. But, as the Hawaiian-born star joins Sister Act, she reveals how the reaction may have contributed to her mini-stroke

Lyndsey Winship

19, Jul, 2022 @12:49 PM

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Hugh Jackman announces Australian arena tour, as The Greatest Showman looks set for sequel
‘My knees are bending in ways they haven’t in a while,’ says the 50-year-old actor, of his all-singing, all-dancing live show

Steph Harmon

26, Feb, 2019 @3:03 AM

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Forget Netflix - UK cinemas report best year at box office since 1970
Britons went to the movies 177m times in 2018, lured by local and Hollywood hits

Mark Sweney

22, Jan, 2019 @8:06 PM

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2018: the year in pop culture
Featuring Cardi B, Sting and Shaggy, Sharp Objects, Teddy from Atlanta, bad sex, Hereditary, Black Panther’s influence, and... dogs

Issy Sampson, Steve Rose, Fiona Sturges, Ellen E Jones, Michael Cragg, Gavin Haynes and Rebecca Nicholson

22, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Mary Poppins, The BFG and Spectre: your complete Christmas film guide
The best festive films, from the classic The Grand Budapest Hotel, to modern favourites such as Up and Brooklyn, plus the creepy baby from Twilight and everything in between

Paul Howlett and Phil Harrison

15, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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The greatest showman? Hugh Jackman announces world tour
Actor to perform hits from musicals including The Greatest Showman and Les Misérables across Europe and North America

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Nov, 2018 @2:00 PM

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How This Is Me became the new Let It Go – the ultimate anthem for the identity politics era
The Greatest Showman’s ode to being scarred and bruised but still proud, has taken over from the Frozen hit as the power ballad of the moment. It might even save the Labour party ...

Sian Cain

01, Oct, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Here We Go Again: how critics learned to stop worrying and love Mamma Mia!
The sequel to the Abba musical is earning significantly better reviews than the maligned original. Is it actually a better film – or a sign of shifting cultural values?

Laura Snapes

20, Jul, 2018 @9:20 AM

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How The Sound of Music led the way for the critic-proof hit musical
It was dismissed as a ‘sugar-coated lie’ by Pauline Kael – but The Sound of Music’s enduring success suggests audiences enjoy being manipulated. Just look at Mamma Mia!

Pamela Hutchinson

16, May, 2018 @12:25 PM

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Avengers: Infinity War goes cosmic with huge £29m opening at UK box office
Spectacular mashup of characters from across the Marvel universe boosts market by a sizeable 451% in best ever debut weekend for a superhero movie

Charles Gant

01, May, 2018 @3:45 PM

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Rampage digs its heels in at UK box office, but sunshine is real winner
Still No 1 despite a 55% drop from last week, the monster movie is still running amok in the hiatus ahead of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War

Charles Gant

24, Apr, 2018 @11:47 AM

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