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The top 40 theme tunes in sport

40. Sporting Triangles Sporting Triangles was a disappointing quiz show that suffered in comparison to A Question of Sport and its theme tune reflected the

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The week in audio: Allen Stanford: The Man Who Bought Cricket; Poison; And Away…; Athletico Mince

Allen Stanford: The Man Who Bought Cricket | BBC SoundsPoison (BBC Radio 4) | BBC SoundsAnd Away… | AudibleAthletico Mince | In 2008 a

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What exactly do Ian Botham and John Cleese offer ‘global Britain’?

It’s easy to find out when Ian Botham last played cricket, because there is Wisden, but it’s hard to find out when John Cleese was


Eurovision winners Måneskin: ‘Cocaine? Damiano barely drinks beer!’

Already multiplatinum in their native Italy, the swaggering rock quartet now have two singles in the UK chart. They discuss their rise to success –


Mare of Easttown: 20 questions the finale must answer

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episodes one to six of Mare of Easttown. Mare of Easttown has become a bona fide phenomenon. A thriller


‘My parents still have no clue what I’m doing’: Lupin star Omar Sy on Hollywood, fame and fighting racism

Actors, obliged to exhaustively market their wares, will pose for hours in front of posters of their latest film or TV show. They’ll hop between


Gavin MacLeod, The Love Boat’s Captain Stubing, dies aged 90

Gavin MacLeod, the actor who achieved fame as sardonic TV news writer Murray Slaughter on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and cheerful Captain Stubing on


‘I cringe at it now’: what happened to the kids of reality TV?

Shane Keough’s mother, Jeana, is a former Playboy model. His father, Matt, was a professional baseball player. He grew up in a sprawling mansion and


Friends reunion: the one where China censors its guest stars

For many Chinese millennials, the US sitcom Friends was a window to the American way of life. Teachers would use the show to help students