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Langan's Brasserie: the triumphant return of a London legend

London has plenty of wonderful new restaurants and hidden delights – but sometimes you can't beat the classics. We're profiling the most celebrated restaurants in London – and where else to start but the iconic Langan's Brasserie?

Leonie Benesch: "My childhood dream has been fulfilled!"

Her role in Around The World in 80 Days was a dream come true for Leonie Benesch. The actress takes us through her life and style.

"We lived in a world of imagination." The darkness and light of Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss is one of the most influential figures of 21st-century British TV. He shares breakfast with Max Williams and puts the world to rights

"How do I find a balance of life?" What Tom Felton did next

Twenty years ago, cinematic history was made with the release of the first Harry Potter film – and Tom Felton became a household name at the age of 14. Now Felton is back with two new releases and a music album. He shares a couple of pints and some happy memories with Max Williams

Prepare for the Ashes with Mike Atherton

This Ashes tour will likely be a difficult one for England – so what better time to read the brilliant autobiography of Mike Atherton?

Cassian Bilton: "I’d really like to shoot a Western"

Cassian Bilton, one of the leads of Apple's Issac Asimov adaption Foundation, shares his dream roles, fantasy films and big breaks.

Daniel Henney: "I have a small obsession with castles"

The Wheel of Time star Daniel Henney on his love of Ernest Hemingway, his directorial ambitions and his desire to own a vintage Porsche 911

Cosmo Jarvis: "I just want to live and die quietly"

Cosmo Jarvis is unlike any actor working today. The world is his for the taking – but does he want it? We speak to a true original

Sample sublime sushi at Dinings SW3

Serving perhaps the best Japanese food in the city, Dinings SW3 is a sleek and stylish machine calibrated to offer a sublime experience from the moment you walk through its door to the moment you depart

Marcus Rutherford: "West Side Story can't be topped"

Marcus Rutherford on the blockbuster TV adaptation of The Wheel of Time, his love of musical and his Normal People -inspired golden chain (a present from his mum)

The best boxing gyms in London

Boxing isn't only a thrilling sport but a great way to lose weight and improve your mental health through exercise. Any good boxer needs to find a good boxing gym. Here are the best boxing gyms in London... 

Jordan Peters: "I would love to own Man United"

Actor Jordan Peters has a lead role in Pirates, the directorial debut of Reggie Yates. He talks us through his life and style in this exclusive interview.

Synnøve Karlsen is a name to remember

Synnøve Karlsen made her debut as the student protagonist of BBC One drama Clique before transitioning to the big screen in Edgar Wright’s ultra-stylish Last Night in Soho

Ever After is happiness as a cocktail bar

The new cocktail bar from the team behind the award-winning Happiness Forgets, Ever After combines life-affirming drinks with food to die for

Pan Pacific London is a towering achievement

The first European outpost from the Pan Pacific Hotel Group, Pan Pacific London brings a world of luxury to Liverpool Street

Enrol at Oxford's The Randolph Hotel

Part of the boutique Graduate Hotel collection, The Randolph is the perfect base to explore the many wonders of Oxford. You don't even require any A-levels...

"All the negative moments make you appreciate the positive ones." Gamba Cole: from security guard to Outlaw

Young actor Gamba Cole on his journey from working as a security guard to starring with Christopher Walken in Stephen Merchant's The Outlaws

Nine Lives brings Brooklyn vibes to Bermondsey Street

Nine Lives is a beautiful cocktail bar that brings the style of Brooklyn to Bermondsey Street

Bandra Bhai deserves to be a huge underground hit

Hidden beneath Pali Hill restaurant, Bandra Bhai is a cocktail bar that brings smuggling dens and smashing drinks to Fitzrovia

Baccalà brings a corner of Italy to Bermondsey

Founded by four friends, seafood and wine restaurant Baccalà is a true labour of love that transports la dolce vita to Bermondsey