The most serious story of my lifetime – and I looked like a human pumpkin…

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 In the spirit of April Fool’s Day, I accidentally selected the wrong make-up in the Good Morning Britain studio at 5am today (we’re self-facially-decorating now) and painted myself bright orange. I only realised when viewers bombarded me on Twitter with pictures of my head next to one of perma-tanned President Trump with … Read more

A. L. Kennedy, Nikita Lalwani, Carmel Harrington and Ingrid Persaud: This week’s best new fiction

From A. L. Kennedy’s new collection to novels by Nikita Lalwani and Carmel Harrington and Ingrid Persaud’s debut, this week’s best new fiction By Max Davidson and Anthony Gardner and Hephzibah Anderson and Madeleine Feeny Published: 22:01 BST, 11 April 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 11 April 2020 We Are Attempting To Survive Our Time … Read more

From Nobody Panic to Matt Lucas’ Bitch Bitch Bitch and Popmaster: This week’s top podcasts

From Nobody Panic with Stevie Martin and Tessa Coates to Matt Lucas’ Bitch Bitch Bitch and Popmaster with Ken Bruce, this week’s top podcasts By Leaf Arbuthnot Published: 22:01 BST, 11 April 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 11 April 2020 Nobody Panic Each week, peppy comedians Stevie Martin and Tessa Coates offer advice about how … Read more

From The Anthill to Coronavirus: What You Need To Know and BudPod: This week’s top podcasts

From The Anthill to the topical Coronavirus: What You Need To Know, Girl Taken and Phil Wang’s hilarious BudPod, this week’s top podcasts By Leaf Arbuthnot Published: 22:01 BST, 4 April 2020 | Updated: 00:49 BST, 5 April 2020 The Anthill Why are conspiracy theories so hard to suppress? What is the meaning of nothing? … Read more