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What it was really like to be a punk? Viv Albertine chats to Ella Cory-Wright about her bestselling memoir, being scared of Vivienne Westwood and why punk could never happen again.
We talk to director Asif Kapadia (Senna) about revisiting the tragedy, the girl behind the tabloids, and the family's reaction to new Amy Winehouse documentary.
Everyone's talking about Nell Zink, whose debut novels have set publishing alight. Ella Cory-Wright asks the author about long-tailed tits, her agent Jonathan Franzen and living in Nell-land.
Much loved actor Sir Ian McKellen fills us in on debunking the myth and portraying dementia in the new Sherlock Holmes movie from director Bill Condon.
Ahead of 32 Londoners, we talk to Lucian Freud's model Sue Tilley about the artist's colourful private life, nudity and that £35 million price tag...
Why do women wear high heels even though they're so uncomfortable? V&A curator Helen Persson gives Helena Kealey the answers at the new exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
As National Theatre musical London Road hits the cinemas in a hotly-anticipated film adaptation, we caught up with playwright turned screenwriter Alecky Blythe.
The man behind the adverts: BBH founder Sir John Hegarty chats about the art of persuasion, his love of Mad Men and his secret London hideouts.
We chat to Wes Anderson's muse actor Jason Schwartzman about playing prickly characters, new film Listen Up Philip and the wisdom of Bill Murray.
Best-selling author of The Miniaturist, Jessie Burton takes a break from speaking at Hay Festival to chat with Culture Whisper.
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction winner Ali Smith discusses art, favourite books and sexism with Lucy Brooks
"The purists will hate it...we want dancers with ideas and opinions."
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction finalist Laline Paull talks about stunning debut novel The Bees and shares her literary loves with Culture Whisper.
Olivier Assayas was joint winner of Best Director at Cannes 2016. Check out our interview with the cineaste
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction finalist Sarah Water tells Culture Whisper about her literary life and latest book The Paying Guests.
Culture Whisper talks to musical theatre actor Jeremy Jordan about
The founder of Opera Holland Park, Michael Volpe, talks memoir-writing, unmissable opera highlights and the importance of cultural engagement with Lucy Brooks
Fashion designer Holly Fulton on her most recent collection, the return of 70s fashion and why London is the best city in the world.
INSIDER'S LOOK: Design secrets from Abigail Ahern, colour guru and interior expert
INTERVIEW: Carol Morley, 'The Falling' director, talks to Culture Whisper about mass hysteria, teenage identity and feminism.
Swedish director Roy Andersson talks to Culture Whisper about his latest film, working with Ingmar Bergman, and why he's the one person Lars Von Trier is afraid of.
The 2015 Catlin Art Prize winner talks clingfilming herself to curators, art as a great excuse for being bonkers and breaking the money taboo
As Golem transfers to the West End, lead performer and 1927's associate artistic director Esme Appleton discusses collaboration, animation and the paradox of technology with Lucy Brooks
INTERVIEW: Gerard Barrett, director of new film Glassland, talks with Irish actor Jack Reynor (Transformers) about alcoholism, growing up in Dublin and working with Oscar-nominee Toni Collette.
INTERVIEW: Baron Wolman, photographer of rock 'n' roll's golden years, chats to Culture Whisper about hanging with Hendrix, peace & love at Woodstock '69 and youth culture today.
Annabel Lewis, founder and owner of VV Rouleaux, talks about her award-winning London ribbon shop and how to make the perfect Easter decorations.
INTERVIEW: Viggo Mortensen, best known as Aragorn in Lord of the Rings, tells us about naked wrestling, new film Jauja and his Argentine upbringing.
Ahead of the latest star-studded Letters Live event, Simon Garfield caught up with Lucy Brooks to muse on the magic of letters, and Benedict Cumberbatch's electrifying live readings.
Creative Director and leader of Punchdrunk Enrichment explains immersive theatre for children, and gives us the inside scoop on their new nautical adventure.
The talented young choreographer George Williamson tells CW he wants to bring the excitement of ballet to new audiences.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the Danish actor who plays Jaime Lannister (Game of Thrones) stars in director Susanne Bier's new Danish thriller A Second Chance. India Halstead catches up with him.
Nadja Swarovski discusses her relationship with Alexander McQueen, London and fashion in light of Swarovski's partnership with the forthcoming V&A exhibition, McQueen: Savage Beauty