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Sebastiano Pigazzi: "I remember crying for days"

We Are Who We Are actor Sebastiano Pigazzi on his acting inspirations, his aborted career as a poet, and his lost childhood pacifier in this latest Life / Style

Tom Ellis | Devil on the side of the angels

How does a child of the church end up playing the Devil? And can he help us escape the hell of 2020? Tom Ellis speaks to Max Williams about the war for the world’s soul

"When someone comes through my door, they leave their problems behind." Enter Papa L's Kitchen with Lawrence Gomez

He's worked at some of the biggest restaurants in London, and cooked for celebrities and royalty. Now Lawrence Gomez is returning to his roots with PAPA L’s KITCHEN – an African-fusion pop-up in West Brompton that serves up an eight-course tasting menu. Once you've tried it, you'll wish there were 18...

The Laundry is bringing the buzz to Brixton

The Laundry has quickly established a reputation for one of the best culinary spots in South London – and once you've spent a leisurely evening drinking cocktails on its terrace, the appeal is easy to understand

Hugh Harris: "David Bowie left us so much treasure"

Ahead of his debut solo album, The Kooks guitarist Hugh Harris talks about visiting Dumbledore's grave with his daughter, the inspirational David Bowie and his idea for a inclusive members' club

Cameron Gellman: "I speak Labrador Retriever"

Stargirl actor Cameron Gellman on the advice he'd give his younger self, learning from co-star Neil Jackson and the lost jacket that he misses from his wardrobe

Photographer: David Higgs | Grooming: Emily Zempel | Styling: Wilford Lenov

JP Cooper: "I lost to SpongeBob SquarePants in a half marathon"

Musician JP Cooper on his second album, founding his own brewery and his favourite outfits in this latest Life / Style

Tom Hopper: "I have a pair of CK underpants that I can't throw away"

Handsome man and all-round unit, Tom Hopper would make you feel bad about yourself if he wasn't such a damn nice guy. We spoke to The Umbrella Academy star about modelling for Men's Health, his inspiration Arnold Schwarzenegger and his treasured Breitling watch

Scott Eastwood: Made In America

He drives a pick-up truck. He shoots movies with a broken ankle. He prefers a Texan ranch to an LA mansion. Scott Eastwood is the least Hollywood of film stars – and a damn nice guy to boot

ZieZie: "I should ask my fans to recommend podcasts for me"

We spoke to Congolese rapper ZieZie about the contents of his phone. Be warned: you may well feel guilty that you're not nicer to your parents

Macca Wiles: "I had a rough time getting to where I’m at now"

Essex, Atlanta, London... Macca Wiles has enjoyed quite a journey, and it's only just getting started. We spoke to the 22-year-old rapper about his life and style

Alex Aiono: "I’m a pretty open book"

Musician Alex Aiono talks about his debut album The Gospel At 23, his artistic inspirations and how his sister turned his T-shirt into a crop top

Tyler Barnhardt: "One of my biggest inspirations is Matt Damon"

13 Reasons Why star Tyler Barnhardt on his need for a juicer, his love of an Apple Watch, and why Matt Damon is his acting inspiration

"Best with girls? It’s open to interpretation..." Lawrence Okolie vs Joshua Buatsi

We sit down with two of Britain’s finest boxers to talk about their shared careers – and each other 

On the phone: Boston Bun

French DJ Boston Bun takes us through the content of his phone in this exclusive interview. Expect a lot of dog photos. He has a very cute dog...

Tom Brittney: "Tom Hanks is one of the reasons I became an actor"

We speak to Tom Brittney about a career that's going places and a wardrobe that isn't (yet)... 

Don Cheadle is the hero Hollywood needs right now

Our cover star Don Cheadle discusses everything from drug use on Wall Street to black American heritage to Donald Trump

Jenson Button: "Alain Prost made the biggest difference to my career"

Jenson Button talks his footwear collaboration with Duke + Dexter, his retirement regrets and the inspirational Alain Prost in this turbo-charged Lockdown Life

Telling Time | Lincoln Townley

Artist Lincoln Townley talks us through his watch collection – from a gifted Patek Philippe to a personalised Paccioni

Rhys Lewis: "I reckon Einstein would be quite messy"

Rhys Lewis on his debut album 'Things I Chose To Remember', his addiction to online chess and why he wouldn't want to live with Albert Einstein