Waitrose & Partners Weekend Issue 628

45 8 DECEMBER 2022 DON’T MISS THIS WEEK Television A Spy Among Friends Launching ITV’s new streaming service, this is the story of double agent Kim Philby (Guy Pearce), who betrayed his country and his best friend, Nicholas Elliott (Damian Lewis). Anna Maxwell Martin adds extra class to this prestige British spy drama. ITV X. Paul Kirkley Theatre Sylvia Book ahead for the world premiere of this hip-hop production about su ragette Sylvia Pankhurst. It stars Beverley Knight and Sharon Rose as mother-and-daughter feminist activists Emmeline and Sylvia. From 27 January to 1 April. The Old Vic, London. Samira Ahmed Film The Silent Twins Twin sisters communicate only with each other in this true story. Shown from their point of view, it’s an involving watch with excellent turns from Tamara Lawrance and Letitia Wright as the adult Jennifer and June Gibbons, let down by the system in 80s Britain. In cinemas. Anna Smith ‘In 2019, even the rock hacks at Rolling Stone conceded it was the fourth best Christmas albumof all time’ Photographs: Photo 12 / Alamy Stock Photo, Jakub Kijowski/Focus Features, Chantel King, ITVX