Stephen King, Beth O’Leary, Michael Arditti and Martin Edwards: This week’s best new fiction

From Stephen King’s If It Bleeds to The Switch by Beth O’Leary and new novels from Michael Arditti and Martin Edwards, this week’s best new fiction By Anthony Cummins and Hephzibah Anderson and Max Davidson Published: 22:01 BST, 18 April 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 18 April 2020 If It Bleeds  Stephen King      … Read more

DEBORAH ROSS: People coughed and no one scarpered. Imagine that!

DEBORAH ROSS: People coughed and no one scarpered. Imagine that! By Deborah Ross for Event magazine Published: 22:01 BST, 18 April 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 18 April 2020 Quiz Monday-Wednesday, ITV Rating: Killing Eve Monday, BBC iPlayer Rating: Oh Lord, just what we needed right now: a three-parter over three nights with the focus … Read more

A dozen pints with my mates and a curry… that will be my taste of freedom

Sunday, April 5 Honor Blackman, my favourite Bond girl as sassy Pussy Galore, died today, aged 94, at her home in Lewes, East Sussex, three miles from my village of Newick. A statement said: ‘Honor died peacefully, from natural causes, at home, surrounded by her family.’ By very sad coincidence, a great friend of mine … Read more

Benjamin Grosvenor album review: His playing is entirely devoid of shallow point-scoring

Benjamin Grosvenor’s playing in Chopin Piano Concertos is entirely devoid of the shallow point-scoring that sometimes afflicts young pianists By David Mellor for Event Published: 22:01 BST, 18 April 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 18 April 2020 Benjamin Grosvenor          Chopin Piano Concertos         Decca, out now Rating: Sometimes hype … Read more