Serge Gainsbourg

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Anger over plan to name Métro station after ‘misogynist’ Serge Gainsbourg
Petition demanding station outside Paris does not use singer’s name has received 4,000 signatures

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

13, Dec, 2023 @3:52 PM

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‘A salon, a studio, a brothel’: inside Serge Gainsbourg’s Paris home
Tours for fans are now available of the house where the musician and poet lived for three decades

Kim Willsher in Paris

01, Oct, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Je T’Aime … Moi Non Plus was the succès de scandale of 1969 – but Jane Birkin’s music was far more than that
In her collaborations with Serge Gainsbourg, Birkin left a permanent mark on pop – and her underrated solo albums of dark, strange songs are ripe for rediscovery

Alexis Petridis

16, Jul, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Jane Birkin: a tremendous screen presence with a gift for creative collaboration | Peter Bradshaw
Birkin made a sensational impact in Blow-Up, and went on to become a classy performer for a number of major French directors – notably Godard and Agnès Varda

Peter Bradshaw

16, Jul, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Jane Birkin, actor and singer, dies aged 76
Best known for the sexually explicit 1969 hit Je t’aime … moi non plus, her adopted France took her to its heart

Kim Willsher in Paris and Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

16, Jul, 2023 @4:20 PM

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Jane Birkin obituary
Singer and actor who duetted with Serge Gainsbourg on Je T’aime … Moi Non Plus in 1969 and went on to a prolific film career

Ryan Gilbey

16, Jul, 2023 @1:35 PM

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Brought to tears by the birds’ beautiful warning | Letters
Brief letters: An avian alert | Serge Gainsbourg’s best song | Longer John Silver | Voter ID | Woke Windsor

19, Apr, 2023 @5:08 PM

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Serge Gainsbourg’s 20 greatest recordings – ranked!
Following the announcement that the late French icon’s home, Rue de Verneuil, will finally open to the public, we chart his 20 best performances

Alexis Petridis

13, Apr, 2023 @1:00 PM

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‘A very arranged mess’: Serge Gainsbourg’s Paris home to open to public
Property owned by daughter Charlotte Gainsbourg has been kept as it was when singer died 30 years ago

Kim Willsher

08, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Jane Birkin doing well after stroke, say her family
English-born entertainer, 74, has cancelled her appearance at American film festival in France

Ben Quinn

06, Sep, 2021 @1:39 PM

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Munkey Diaries 1957-1982 by Jane Birkin review – passion and pop in Paris
From ‘Je t’aime’ with Serge Gainsbourg to partying with Roman Polanski … the star‑studded early years of an actor and hit singer

Kathryn Hughes

20, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Jane Birkin: 'Serge Gainsbourg was never a boring genius'
In her new memoir, the actor and singer delves into decades of diaries addressed to a childhood toy

Tim Lewis

15, Aug, 2020 @5:00 PM

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