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Red Right Hands: Inside the music of ‘Peaky Blinders’

Across four seasons, the music used in Peaky Blinders has become as essential a motif in telling the tale of the Shelby clan’s battles through war, love, loss, violence and revenge in 1920s Birmingham as the hand-built period sets. The story of a family of outlaws always fighting back from the brink, the show has seen the drama play...

David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’ is being turned into a TV series

David Bowie stars with Candy Clark in 'The Man Who Fell to Earth'
David Bowie's 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth is being adapted for a new TV series. The classic sci-fi movie, based on Walter Tevis’ 1963 novel of the same name, marked one of Bowie’s most memorable roles, as Thomas Jerome Newton - an alien posing as a human in an attempt to save his home planet. Read more: 20...

Watch a beautiful new video for David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ to mark its 50th anniversary

David Bowie, Space Oddity
A new video for David Bowie's 'Space Oddity' has been released to mark the 50th anniversary of the single – along with the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Check it out below. Read More: One giant leap: 12 of the best Moon tunes to celebrate 50 years since the Moon landing Uploaded to the late singer's official website, the Tim Pope-directed...

One giant leap: 12 of the best Moon tunes to celebrate 50 years since the Moon landing

Björk / Neil Armstrong / David Bowie
This weekend marks 50 years since NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong boldly took mankind's first step on the surface of the Moon, so make sure you toast one to Buzz Aldrin, the oft-forgotten Michael Collins (who, despite going all the way into space, didn't actually get to join his esteemed colleagues for a casual lunar stroll) and the late Armstrong...

Mattel are releasing a new David Bowie Ziggy Stardust Barbie doll

Mattel have announced a special David Bowie-inspired Barbie doll to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the icon's early single 'Space Oddity'. The Ziggy Stardust doll has been announced today, which marks 50 years since the iconic single was released. Read more: A David Bowie ‘Space Oddity’ box set is being released to mark its 50th anniversary The Bowie Barbie is a $50...

A David Bowie ‘Space Oddity’ box set is being released to mark its 50th anniversary

A special 7-inch EP box set of David Bowie's 'Space Oddity' is being released to mark the single's 50th anniversary. The track was first released on July 11, 1969. To commemorate the milestone, Bowie’s camp have put together a new reissue package for the single, which will be officially released on Friday (July 12) and can be pre-ordered here. Read...

This nuclear-themed mixtape, featuring David Bowie and Kate Bush, will heighten your post-‘Chernobyl’ fears

'Chernobyl'
If, like Team NME, you’ve been glued to the HBO masterpiece Chernobyl this last month, you may now find yourself increasingly paranoid about the radiation levels present in your place of residence. Maybe you’ve popped to Currys to see if they stock any Geiger counters? Built a shelter under the stairs out of empty boxes of Special K? Started...

Neil Gaiman and Peter Ramsey express interest in making David Bowie film

American Gods author Neil Gaiman and Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse director Peter Ramsey have expressed interest in making a movie about David Bowie. Read more: 20 photos to remember visionary genius David Bowie by Back in February, a David Bowie biopic titled Stardust, starring Johnny Flynn, was confirmed to be in production. However, Duncan Jones - the son of the late musician -...

Cillian Murphy: “I gave David Bowie my ‘Peaky Blinders’ cap”

Cillian Murphy has shared the story of how he once gifted David Bowie with one of his caps from the hit show Peaky Blinders. Ahead of the upcoming news of the premiere of Peaky Blinders season five, Murphy and show writer Steven Knight have spoken of how the late icon sent them a pre-release copy of his final album 'Blackstar'...

Watch Slipknot’s Corey Taylor cover David Bowie’s ‘Moonage Daydream’

Corey Taylor / David Bowie
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor covered David Bowie's classic song 'Moonage Daydream' during a solo show in California last weekend - watch fan-shot footage of the performance below. The Bowie song, which featured on the late artist's 1972 album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars', formed part of a covers-filled set Taylor played at a gig...