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Frank Smith | The Man Who Will Be King

At 28 years old, Frank Smith is already a key player for Matchroom Sport. Meet the man destined to become the face of British boxing

Henry Lloyd-Hughes: "You don’t know what role is going to define you"

Henry Lloyd-Hughes has starred in some of the biggest British shows of the past decade – The Inbetweeners, Killing Eve and now The Irregulars. Will Sherlock Holmes be the first role on his death reel?

Harrison Osterfield: "I’ve been trying to become a world record holder"

The Irregulars star Harrison Osterfield on being complemented by George Clooney, his acting inspiration Paul Dano and his attempts to become a world record holder

Meal box like a baller | Davies and Brook at Claridge’s

Davies and Brook at Claridge’s will begin reopening from 12 April – tide yourself over with two different meal kits from Davies and Brook ‘To Go’

Meal box like a baller | Occasions by Hakkasan

Fancy treating yourself to something a little bit special? Occasions by Hakkasan offers Michelin-starred food in a meal box. Light up the incense and enjoy...

James Purefoy: "I have a strange story to tell you about Heath..."

He found his calling on stage before making his name on screens big and small. But the acting industry almost lost James Purefoy to the morgue. He speaks to Max Williams about a life well lived

Malachi Kirby: "I grew up shy... Acting was the last thing on my mind"

Award-winning actor Malachi Kirby is taking on the City in glossy financial drama Devils. He's the perfect person for our inaugural Spotlight cover. We spoke to Kirby about power, conspiracy theories, and why celebrity culture makes him anxious

Why you should read James Bond

You've seen the films – but have you read the books? Anthony Horowitz – himself the author of two James Bond novels – takes us inside the world of Ian Fleming...

Ricky Garcia: "My faith has pulled me out of dark places"

Singer and actor Ricky Garcia on his new film Finding Ohana, performing on Good Morning America, and the importance of his faith

"The violence always has a smile." How Alex Rider thrilled the world

The adventures of teenage spy Alex Rider have enthralled millions of teenagers around the world. We spoke to author Anthony Horowitz about writing adult books for kids

Callum Scott Howells: "I used to tell all my friends that I was a Prince"

Callum Scott Howells, one of the stars of the Russell T Davis drama It's A Sin, talks inspirational drama teachers, woollen cardigans, and impersonating royalty

“Everything’s fuel.” The wonderful mind of Regé-Jean Page

Regé-Jean Page spent his childhood in Harare, his adolescence in London, and much of his twenties in LA. Now he’s set to conquer the world. We investigate the workings of a unique mind

12 Rounds with Joe Joyce

We spoke with Olympic silver medallist Joe Joyce about his boxing career, his love of art and which of his past fights he'd most like to revisit

Olivia Cooke: "Showing vulnerability doesn’t mean a lack of masculinity”

Olivia Cooke has established herself as a star of film and TV on both sides of the Atlantic – and she’s still only 26.

Hell and back: Isaac Chamberlain wants the world

Isaac Chamberlain rose from drug deals in Brixton to headlining the O2 Arena at 23 years old. Then everything went wrong… Max Williams hears how he fought his way back from hell

Bindas Eatery: Indian street food comes to Mayfair

Serving up delicious Indian street food in a colourful venue, a trip to Bindas Eatery will leave you with a smile on your face and a full belly

"Amplify us. Elevate us. Protect us. Honour us." Brandon Kyle Goodman is speaking for our souls

Actor. Writer. Activist. In the months since the killing of George Floyd, Brandon Kyle Goodman has used Instagram to tackle complicated subjects and partake in difficult conversations.

Meet the man who wants to help train your brain

Dan Murray-Serter has launched a new mental health podcast Working In. The first guest? None other than Stephen Fry...

The Bar Necessities: Madison London

Didn't make the trip to Ibiza this year? Madison London offers a decent approximation, with much less hassle and added St Paul's

Manteca is a restaurant to cherish

Offering affordable Italian food that doesn't skimp on the taste, Manteca is a restaurant worth treasuring. Get yourself down to Soho...