Authors Posts by Ben Kirby

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Cherwell pays tribute to Christopher Hitchens

Ben Kirby pays his respects to the courageous 'intellectual titan'

Joe Cornish: Chip off the old block

Cherwell speaks to first-time director Joe Cornish about his film Attack the Block

Review: Paul

Pegg and Frost's latest effort is in dire need of the Wright stuff.

Interview: Fyfe Dangerfield

Cherwell sits down to chat with the Guillemots frontman.

Interview: Christopher Hitchens

Cherwell shares a taxi ride with the outspoken, eloquent polemicist.

Review: Of Gods and Men

A quiet, gripping and urgently relevant masterpiece.

I am Iannucci.

Ben Kirby is very nearly stood up by Armando Iannucci, the most uncompromising perfectionist in British comedy

Interview: Armando Iannucci

Ben Kirby interviews Armando Iannucci about his new book, 'The Thick of It: The Missing DoSAC Files'

Another year, another classic

Ben Kirby reviews Mike Leigh's new movie, Another Year, and is almost stunned into silence by the shock of the ordinary

Interview: Adam Buxton

Benjamin Kirby's extended interview with comedian, actor & radio presenter Adam Buxton


True West Review – ‘this is truly sweet suburban silence’

Sam Shepard's play explores the tensions behind the American Dream.
Cartoon sketch of Karl Lagerfeld in the style of a barbie doll

Chanel Métiers d’Art: the star-spangled update Lagerfeld needed

Chanel's latest show sees Karl break out of the comfort zone in unapologetic extravagance.

Oxford’s pledge to support estranged students receives mixed response

Only students registered as estranged are eligible for the full bursary

From Deontay to Divock: a ‘Super Sunday’ done right

'Why can't all 'Super Sundays' start on a Saturday night?'

Airbrushing is a practice that reinforces unattainable societal norms

Jameela Jamil is right: airbrushing does nothing but make us miserable, it should be banned