Billie Piper

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I Hate Suzie Too is a masterclass in panic, comedy and embarrassment
The three-episode follow-up to the dark comedy series brings Billie Piper even closer to the edge with stunning results

Adrian Horton

04, Jan, 2023 @1:30 PM

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I Hate Suzie Too review – Amy Winehouse and Caroline Flack haunt this astounding show
It may be the televisual equivalent of a panic attack – but TV doesn’t get any weirder, sadder or more fearlessly magnificent

Chitra Ramaswamy

20, Dec, 2022 @10:05 PM

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‘I was insanely jealous of Britney Spears’: Billie Piper on teen pop stardom, the fun of her drunk years – and making darkness funny
From 90s singer to celebrated actor then film director – the I Hate Suzie star opens up about the highs and lows of growing up in public

Rebecca Nicholson

03, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Catherine Called Birdy review – Lena Dunham’s delightful medieval romp
The Girls creator handles an adaptation of Karen Cushman’s much-loved novel with wit and creativity

Adrian Horton

13, Sep, 2022 @11:12 PM

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‘I don’t want any stage school brats!’: Sylvia Young on nurturing Billie Piper, Daniel Kaluuya and a host of stars
For 50 years, Sylvia Young’s theatre school has trained the likes of Dua Lipa, Nicholas Hoult and a ‘very naughty’ Amy Winehouse. The 82-year-old tells us how it started – and why she expelled her own daughter

Emine Saner

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Exactly what cinema should be’: readers on their films of 2021 so far
From the joyous escapism of In the Heights and Cruella to the powerful storytelling of The Mauritanian, our readers reveal their movie highlights of the last six months

Guardian readers and Rachel Obordo

23, Jun, 2021 @1:56 PM

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The best films of 2021 so far
Chloé Zhao hits the road, Carey Mulligan takes her revenge and Emma Stone refashions Cruella in the pick of this year’s films

Andrew Pulver

15, Jun, 2021 @8:52 AM

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Rare Beasts review – Billie Piper’s deliciously dark and deadpan anti-romcom
Tragedy smacks up against slapstick in Piper’s off-kilter comedy of love and self-loathing, the star’s striking directorial debut

Mark Kermode , Observer film critic

23, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Billie Piper: From vulnerable teen pop star to director of an ‘anti-romcom’
The characters she plays do not match her own life, the actress insists, but it’s hard not to see parallels with her own journey

Andrew Anthony

22, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Rare Beasts review – masterful Billie Piper rips up the romcom rulebook
In her directorial debut, Piper announces herself as a truly thrilling film-maker with this bleakly brilliant inversion of the cutesy London love story

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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From Black Widow to unseen Beatles footage: what films to see as cinemas reopen
The dazzling Nomadland leads the way with a medieval thriller, a Ben Wheatley chiller and Emma Stone’s Cruella hot on its heels

Peter Bradshaw

16, May, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Radical, angry, creative: British women lead a screen revolution
The Golden Globe nominations prove that the industry is in the throes of a sea change for female writers and directors

Vanessa Thorpe

06, Feb, 2021 @10:00 PM

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