Russell Tovey

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Russell Tovey: ‘Queer people in my generation have section 28 in our blood’
As he hits the stage in Constellations, Tovey talks babies, what he’d say to the culture secretary and why he finally understands The History Boys

David Shariatmadari

12, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Picture of Dorian Gray review – the ugly face of social media
Eternal youth and beauty exist only online in this thoroughly modern adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s fable, which counts Stephen Fry and Joanna Lumley among its impressive cast

Arifa Akbar

16, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Russell Tovey: ‘I was told that my sexuality would hinder my career’
The actor, 39, on being pushed to the limit, admiring artists, coming out and texting God

Michael Segalov

21, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The Sister review – a nail-biting whodunnit that is truly haunting
Russell Tovey and Bertie Carvel star in the latest thriller from Luther writer Neil Cross, complete with dark forests, ghostly apparitions, and mountains of dread

Lucy Mangan

27, Oct, 2020 @10:00 PM

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On my radar: Russell Tovey's cultural highlights
The actor on David Byrne’s kooky show, the joy of mountain walks and a moving memoir by a gay Muslim

Kadish Morris

10, Oct, 2020 @2:00 PM

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David Nicholls: 'I crave to see people touching, kissing and fighting on screen'
As his novel The Understudy is turned into a radio play starring Stephen Fry, the writer talks about his own failed acting career – and what dramas will be like after the coronavirus

Arifa Akbar

19, May, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Sunday with Russell Tovey: ‘I don’t have the cooking thing in me’
The actor on dogs, walks and music

Michael Segalov

23, Feb, 2020 @6:45 AM

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The Good Liar review – Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen are irresistible
The veteran pair duel hypnotically in a mystery thriller whose occasional silliness is masked by storytelling gusto

Peter Bradshaw

07, Nov, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Russell Tovey: ‘Art is for everyone. It will change you, it will outlive you’
Contemporary art is the actor’s great passion. Here he discusses his podcast, his collection and advising James Corden on what to buy

Miranda Sawyer

22, Sep, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Russell Tovey: 'Pink is the opposite of emasculating; I’m not shy about wearing it’
The actor on his favourite Paul Smith outfit, and how he loves the effortless style of Steve McQueen and Jean-Michel Basquiat

As told to Leah Harper

27, Aug, 2019 @11:27 AM

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'I even loved his Twankey': Dench, Hopkins, Mirren and more on Ian McKellen at 80
Wild parties, stunning performances, silhouette erections and marrying Patrick Stewart twice … as the actor turns 80, friends including Derek Jacobi, Janet Suzman, Michael Sheen, Bill Condon and Stephen Fry pay tribute

Interviews by Catherine Shoard and Chris Wiegand

22, May, 2019 @3:22 PM

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Russell Tovey: ‘When I started having sex I panicked because I didn’t feel old enough’
The actor, 36, talks to Juliana Piskorz about always feeling that everything was happening too quickly, the positivity of New York and the calming influence of his partner

Juliana Piskorz

11, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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