Sex Pistols

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Anarchy in the auction house: the Sex Pistols ephemera that’s pogoing, going, gone
Fancy a Never Mind the Bollocks poster stained with blood from Sid Vicious’s syringe? Two canny collectors are unloading artefacts that reveal the Pistols to be an art project as much as a punk band

Dorian Lynskey

21, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I know what it’s like to be frightened’: John Lydon on loneliness, lyrics and life as a Sex Pistol
After 45 years of picking fights, the former Johnny Rotten is squaring up to his ex-bandmates, director Danny Boyle and anyone who disrespects the Queen. But what’s really impressive is his capacity for love

Tim Jonze

13, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s now or never, this is my chance’: Anson Boon on his biggest break, punk and Johnny Rotten
For young actor Anson Boon, playing Johnny Rotten Danny Boyle’s Pistol is a dream come true. But what did punk teach him about himself?

Richard Godwin

05, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The week in TV: Pistol; The Midwich Cuckoos; Once Upon a Time in Londongrad; State of the Union
Danny Boyle fails to capture punk’s filth and fury, while Sky nails a fresh take on John Wyndham’s creepy classic

Barbara Ellen

05, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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‘The Queen’s gone round the bend!’ – HM in pop, from the Smiths to Slowthai to the Stone Roses
She’s been called a fascist, a parasite and a pretty nice girl who doesn’t have a lot to say. So are all pop songs about the monarch treasonous? And are they really directed at her?

Dorian Lynskey

01, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Pistol review – Danny Boyle’s wonky Sex Pistols show is like Punk: the Panto!
Johnny Rotten is the Artful Dodger crossed with an animated rodent in Boyle’s frustrating series that feels so cartoonish it falls totally flat

Rebecca Nicholson

31, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘I’ve seen bedsheets with my face on them’: Thomas Brodie-Sangster on obsessive fans, Love Actually and the Sex Pistols
The actor became famous at 13 in Richard Curtis’s yuletide romance. Now 32, he talks about playing Malcolm McLaren, the success of The Queen’s Gambit and coming to terms with not playing Ron Weasley

Hannah J Davies

30, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘I want Johnny Rotten to attack it!’ Danny Boyle on his shocking Sex Pistols saga
How do you make a sympathetic TV show about the most cancelled, most banned, most shamelessly vile band ever – when your cast have barely heard of them and the frontman is taking you to court? The director reveals all

Alexis Petridis

20, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Still a fascist regime? Sex Pistols’ God Save the Queen reissued to mark platinum jubilee
Once-banned punk rock anthem finally has a chance to reach No 1 after it missed out in 1977 during the Queen’s silver jubilee

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

03, May, 2022 @11:09 AM

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Derry Girl Dylan Llewellyn: ​’​I call things wee​ ​when they’re not even small​’​
As the final Derry Girls series airs, its ‘wee English fella’ recalls his transition from schooldays struggling with dyslexia to being an honorary Irishman

Michael Hogan

24, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Romaine Hart: an inspiring figure who reinvigorated cinema in the UK | Stephen Woolley
Hart gave me my first break in the industry and stood out as a beacon of hope for those who followed

Stephen Woolley

03, Jan, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Rod Stewart: ‘I got Elton a fridge for Christmas. He got me a Rembrandt’
Answering Guardian readers’ questions, the singer discusses his epic railway modelling, his admiration of the Sex Pistols and the secrets of his hair regime

As told to Dave Simpson

18, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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