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<p>Ricky Gervais, Evening Standard Editor Emily Sheffield and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.</p>

Six things we learnt at our epic Evening Standard Stories Festival

What do you get when you put Ricky Gervais, Will Young, Ashley Walters and the cast of Bridgerton in one venue? A stormingly good festival that’s what. The Evening Standard features team report

Robert Harris : There are times when I think the Labour party’s had it

Political insider and bestselling novelist Robert Harris on why Boris Johnson won’t survive, what Nadine Dorries really means for UK culture and why he sold his Aston Martin


Candice Brathwaite: ‘Women that look like us are gaslit to death’

The bestselling author speaks to Natasha Mwansa about the UK publishing industry’s failings, the shared black female experience and her new book Sista Sister


Sex Education creator Laurie Nunn: “Filming in lockdown was tough”

The hit Netflix writer, 35, tells Katie Strick about new characters, diversity on screen, and filming intimate scenes with Covid restrictions