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Five Things We Want To See Happen In Trainspotting 2

A hi-octane opening chase sequence? A Kelly McDonald cameo? Ewan McGregor trying to fit in a toilet at 45? With a release date of January 2017 set for Danny Boyle’s sequel to the seminal Trainspotting, fan anticipation for a film hasn’t been more fervent since that crucifix light-sabre. Here’s five things we’d like to see in the hottest - and probably druggiest - film of 2017…

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Catfish and The Bottlemen: Their Most Electrifying Live Performances

For those who know, this will be old news - but [a]Catfish and The Bottlemen[/a] are quite simply one of the best live bands in the game. Following their steady rise to fame before 2013’s ‘The Balcony’, during the mammoth tour that followed and all the way up to their recent album ‘The Ride’ - they’ve been wowing crowds at shows and festival slots across the globe.

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David Bowie's 'Lazarus': How To Get Tickets To The Late Icon's Musical In London

Later this year, [a]David Bowie[/a]’s Lazarus musical will arrive in London, 10 months after his death. Aside from the heart-breaking farewell album ‘Blackstar’, the musical was one of the final ventures he worked on, with the premiere of the original run in New York months earlier being his final public appearance. The performances will run from October to November in London’s Kings Cross Theatre, but here is everything you need to know, including how you can buy tickets right now.

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Who Are The Mysterious Artists Featured On Thom Yorke's 'Bedtime Mix' for the BBC?

If you have trouble nodding off, Thom Yorke has your back. The Radiohead singer created a 'bedtime mix' for Phil Taggart's show on BBC Radio 1 and it's 30 minutes of gentle minimalism that will make you feel all cosy and snug. As well as a quiet, live rendition of the Radiohead song 'Bloom' and a stripped-back version of the band's track 'Fitter, Happier', the mixtape features a host of avant garde musicians and experimental pioneers. Here's what you need to know about them.

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