Shilpa Ganatra

Shilpa Ganatra

Nothing for money: Mark Knopfler

Nothing for money: Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler talks to Shilpa Ganatra about winding up his touring duties, why he didn’t attend the Dire Straits Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame induction and the meaning behind his new song My Bacon Roll

‘Some of the jokes I would have made, even as a disabled comedian, aren’t all right any more. By normalising disability, we have to be more careful about the jokes that we make’

‘Some of the jokes I would have made, even as a disabled comedian, aren’t all right any more. By normalising disability, we have to be more careful about the jokes that we make’

Comedian and broadcaster Adam Hills gets plenty of material from his own disability and the madness of current politics, but he knows when to draw the line between an irreverent approach and poor taste, writes Shilpa Ganatra

Party Island: Visiting St Lucia

Party Island: Visiting St Lucia

Sun and sounds combine to vibrant effect during St Lucia’s jazz festival

The Copen class: the re-opening of 'the world’s greatest restaurant'

The Copen class: the re-opening of 'the world’s greatest restaurant'

As ‘the world’s greatest restaurant’ Noma re-opens its doors in Copenhagen, Shilpa Ganatra heads to the Danish capital to find out what else is cooking

Power, privilege and playing Hollywood politics

Power, privilege and playing Hollywood politics

Actress Jessica Chastain is determined to call out inequality and gender imbalance wherever she finds it, whether in Hollywood’s hallowed studios, or on farms across the US, where female farmworkers are mobilising to demand equal pay

Night moves: Ben Affleck

Night moves: Ben Affleck

In an exclusive interview, Shilpa Ganatra talks to Ben Affleck, whose new film Live By Night attempts to breathe fresh life into the gangster movie

‘I’d rather engage with people on the street than build up a persona’

‘I’d rather engage with people on the street than build up a persona’

Aaron Eckhart has been around long enough not to be seduced by the superficiality of stardom

Changing direction: Jennifer Yuh Nelson’s talent is breaking the mold

Changing direction: Jennifer Yuh Nelson’s talent is breaking the mold

“The messages in the movie were important to me,” she says

Grace under the microscope as a diva looks back on her life

Grace under the microscope as a diva looks back on her life

Memoir/music; I’ll Never Write My Memoirs; By Grace Jones and Paul Morley; Simon & Schuster, €20