Now you’re talking! The best audiobooks, chosen by writers

Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz, the two remaining members of the Beastie Boys (Adam “MCA” Yauch died in 2012 of cancer), collected and collated Beastie Boys Book, a memoir that came out in 2018. It features several authors aside from the Beasties themselves, and hops between genres (recipes, cartoons, photos, as well […]

39 Steps meets North by Northwest: how to script a city adventure app

So when, in 2012, I began working with games company Six to Start on a project for the Department of Health, we focused on ways to encourage movement, with the walking patterns of urban life in mind. The National Health Service recommends we each take at least 10,000 steps a day – the equivalent of […]

Anthony Walker: How a life lost in racist killing has been imagined for TV

“Anthony could be a bit of a devil. Particularly with the girls. It comes down to what I said before – his sisters knew a different Anthony from the Anthony his mum knew. It’s just how you portray that. He was a life force, and you’ve got to get that over.”

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Sofa so good for the footie… Toheeb Jimoh spends entire quarantine ‘doing absolutely nothing’ but eating his mother’s Nigerian cuisine and playing FIFA

Jimoh also has a main part in Amazon’s series The Power, directed by Reed Morano and based on Naomi Alderman’s novel about women who can release bolts of electricity from their fingers, changing the world order. He’s waiting to re-join the production once work resumes.