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‘I want to get as much done as I can’: Keanu Reeves on poetry, grief and making the most of every minute
He is one of Hollywood’s hardest working and well-liked actors. As the next instalment of his epic Matrix series hits the big screen, Tom Lamont meets the famously thoughtful star

Tom Lamont

19, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘I feel like an animal in a cage’: in bed with insomniac Britain
In the small hours, thousands of people lie in bed, eyes open, mind racing, desperately hoping to nod off. What are they thinking about? We spend a long, long night with the nation’s sleepless

Tom Lamont

06, Nov, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Billy Connolly: ‘It might be lovely on the other side’
Welder, comedian, Hollywood star, celebrated artist… The life story of Billy Connolly has been a real page turner. Here, he talks about love, loss and landing on his feet

Tom Lamont

17, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How to raise a boy: my mission to bring up a son fit for the 21st century
Increasing awareness of the price of toxic masculinity has led many parents to wonder how best to prepare the young men of the future. One father consults the experts

Tom Lamont

01, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Dina Asher-Smith: ‘You get 10 seconds to make your mark’
The fastest woman Britain has ever seen is also thoughtful, inspirational and willing to talk about things that athletes often avoid, like politics and periods. But in the countdown to the Tokyo Olympics, sprinter Dina Asher-Smith knows that every second counts

Tom Lamont

25, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Idris Elba: ‘I used work to exorcise my demons’
The actor was working as a bouncer when he got a small part in a new show called The Wire. Two decades on, he’s a blockbuster fixture. The Suicide Squad star talks about fighting for his big break, losing his dad, and why acting helped him out of a ‘dark, weird junction’

Tom Lamont

24, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘I see people ageing - I don’t always see us’: one family, 30 years, 30 photographs
It was a simple idea: one family, photographed at the same time every year. Zed Nelson has traced Sue and Frank’s transition from new parents to grandparents. What’s it like to see your life pass in front of you?

Tom Lamont

03, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Sir Ian McKellen: ‘What does old mean? Quite honestly I feel about 12’
It’s half a century since Sir Ian McKellen first played Hamlet. Now he’s starring as the Dane again – at 82. He talks about his extraordinary life, why he’ll never write his memoir – and his one lasting regret

Tom Lamont

13, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘My parents still have no clue what I’m doing’: Lupin star Omar Sy on Hollywood, fame and fighting racism
After a decade in Hollywood, French actor Omar Sy returned home to star in Netflix’s much-loved hit, Lupin. He talks about playing the charming thief, growing up with Arsenal’s Nicolas Anelka and his battle with racism

Tom Lamont

30, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Nish Kumar: ‘Do they just hate my jokes?’
Nish Kumar considers himself a mild-mannered British Asian man who does comedy. So why does he attract so much rage from the rightwing press and social media?

Tom Lamont

16, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Louis Theroux: ‘I worry about not coming up to scratch’
He made a film on Joe Exotic a decade before Tiger King, lulls interviewees into personal revelations – and can rock a leather suit. So why is he so anxious?

Tom Lamont

10, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Reverend Richard Coles: ‘The loss of my husband is immense’
When his partner David died in 2019, the Reverend Richard Coles found himself alone for the first time in 12 years. Here, he talks to Tom Lamont about grief – and the strange moments it brings

Tom Lamont

28, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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