Amy Winehouse

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The media exploited Amy Winehouse’s life. A new biopic looks set to do the same with her death
The first look at a new biopic has prompted anger for depicting the late singer as a cartoonish mess. Is it possible to make a film about an abused artist without repeating history?

Shaad D'Souza

24, Jan, 2023 @4:15 PM

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Amy Winehouse biopic: first photo released of Marisa Abela as late singer
Industry actor pictured with singer’s trademark beehive, as Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Back to Black set to start shooting this month

Shaad D'Souza

13, Jan, 2023 @5:23 PM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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‘Adele gave us hope’: the inside story of the Brit School
Vital springboard for the likes of Adele and Amy Winehouse? Or conveyor belt for beige pop? Staff, famous alumni and critics of the Brit performing arts school consider its complicated legacy

Michael Cragg

02, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Sam Taylor-Johnson to direct authorised Amy Winehouse biopic
The film, Back to Black, will tell the singer’s story with the Fifty Shades of Grey director at the helm

Benjamin Lee

11, Jul, 2022 @9:03 PM

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‘I don’t want any stage school brats!’: Sylvia Young on nurturing Billie Piper, Daniel Kaluuya and a host of stars
For 50 years, Sylvia Young’s theatre school has trained the likes of Dua Lipa, Nicholas Hoult and a ‘very naughty’ Amy Winehouse. The 82-year-old tells us how it started – and why she expelled her own daughter

Emine Saner

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Bakar: Nobody’s Home review – a spectacularly strong sense of place
The singer-songwriter’s eloquent if uneven debut album is stamped with the sounds of north London – Winehouse, Blur – where he grew up

Kitty Empire

26, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Amy: Beyond the Stage review – a ghostly, gut-punchingly poignant exhibition
This collection of Amy Winehouse’s effects, from diaries to graffitied street signs and performance footage, makes you wonder if she would have survived in our more sensitive age

Sylvia Patterson

24, Nov, 2021 @1:02 PM

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Design Museum to host major Amy Winehouse retrospective
Amy: Beyond the Stage will be first such UK exhibition on singer’s life, coming 10 years after her death

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

14, Sep, 2021 @11:30 AM

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A decade after she died, I can finally grieve the Amy Winehouse I knew and loved
Coming to terms with the loss of my friend Amy Winehouse, amid the media frenzy that surrounded her death, has taken me 10 years

Naomi Parry

11, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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TV tonight: a heartbreaking portrait of the life of Amy Winehouse
From adolescence to acclaim, A Life in Ten Pictures considers the life of the late singer. Plus: The Hunt for a Killer continues. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Ali Catterall, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

11, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Mark Ronson on hope, hits and Amy Winehouse: ‘I loved being in her company. She was so funny’
The superstar producer nearly quit music during lockdown. Now he’s starting a ‘new phase’ with a TV show. He discusses therapy, paparazzi – and being tucked in by Robin Williams

Elle Hunt

26, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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