Bob Marley

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Cedella Marley: ‘The mission is to spread Daddy’s music to every corner of the Earth’
As a new musical about Bob Marley prepares to celebrate his spirit and songs, Marley’s daughter, and the director and star of Get Up, Stand Up!, discuss his legacy

Tim Adams

19, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Bob Marley songs are my DNA!’ – behind the scenes at the Get Up, Stand Up! musical
Clint Dyer was asked to direct the eagerly awaited reggae rollercoaster the night before he started cancer treatment. He explains why he couldn’t say no

Alexis Petridis

14, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry obituary
Reggae producer who had a profound effect on Bob Marley’s sound and helped propel him on to the world stage

Peter Mason

29, Aug, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Hamlet, Cabaret and a fistful of Romeos: the best theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2021
Cush Jumbo tackles the troubled prince, Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne head for 30s Berlin, while standup favourites and dance spectaculars burst back on the stage

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Sean Paul's teenage obsessions: 'My Coventry grandmother cooked me bubble and squeak'
Ahead of two new albums this spring, the dancehall superstar recalls the poignancy of his first love, and how water polo took his mind off his imprisoned father

As told to Dave Simpson

11, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Bunny Wailer obituary
Founder member of the Wailers whose debut solo album Blackheart Man is regarded as one of reggae’s finest

Peter Mason

04, Mar, 2021 @12:56 PM

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'We're jabbing': Covid vaccine song remakes, from Bob Marley to Madness
Dolly Parton’s rendering of Jolene prompts host of suggestions including Black Lace’s Jab-a-doo

Mark Brown and Rachel Obordo

03, Mar, 2021 @5:02 PM

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The brilliant Bunny Wailer pushed reggae forward on his own terms
The Jamaican star, who has died aged 73, returned to his roots after global fame with Bob Marley to deepen and diversify reggae with a powerful sense of creative freedom

Lloyd Bradley

03, Mar, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Bunny Wailer, last surviving founder member of the Wailers, dies aged 73
Reggae artist and three-time Grammy winner found worldwide fame alongside Bob Marley in the early 1970s

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Mar, 2021 @5:21 PM

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Advice on fasting is just slowing down | Brief letters
Brief letters: Teacher assessments | Common sense | Diet advice | Live albums | Signs of spring

Letters

28, Feb, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Director of Bob Marley musical sceptical about UK theatre's progress on diversity
Clint Dyer fears industry efforts may not include recognition and compensation for the past

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

01, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Bob Marley's 30 greatest songs – ranked!
As Tuff Gong releases a limited edition series of Marley albums, we pick the greatest work of reggae’s biggest star

Alexis Petridis

19, Nov, 2020 @12:00 PM

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