Sex Pistols

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Dame Vivienne Westwood: fashion designer dies aged 81
Iconoclastic British designer rose to prominence by outfitting the Sex Pistols as punk took off in the 1970s

Alyx Gorman and Sian Cain

30, Dec, 2022 @7:52 AM

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Remembering Vivienne Westwood: ‘The rebel who was never without a cause’
Jess Cartner-Morley recalls meeting the anti-establishment fashion designer and political activist who shaped punk culture and street style

Jess Cartner-Morley

30, Dec, 2022 @12:30 AM

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Vivienne Westwood: her life and career – in pictures
A look at the famous fashion designer’s greatest moments after her death at the age of 81

Greg Whitmore

29, Dec, 2022 @9:39 PM

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Keith Levene obituary
Guitarist and musician who was a founding member of the Clash and Public Image Ltd

Adam Sweeting

14, Nov, 2022 @7:44 PM

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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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