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Thursday, March 21, 2019: Mary Walsh, Anupam Kher and more

Today on q: Newfoundland actor and comedian Mary Walsh, celebrity behavioural psychologist Jo Hemmings, Todd S. Purdum's gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher.

'It's not all over': Canadian Screen Award honouree Mary Walsh on her lifetime achievement award

Canadian comedy veteran Mary Walsh is the recipient of the Earle Grey Award, in recognition of her body of work, at this year’s Canadian Screen Awards.

Anupam Kher opens up about his personal connection to Hotel Mumbai

The award-winning actor and Bollywood star has appeared in more than 500 films and counting, but he says his latest film is one of his most important roles yet.

Reality TV contestants call for more mental health support following Love Island deaths

Former Love Island star Mike Thalassitis was found dead by suicide last week at the age of 26. Now, reality TV stars are calling for producers to do more to help contestants with their mental health.

From Oklahoma! to the Sound of Music, a gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein

Todd S. Purdum takes us through some of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's best musical moments and examines the lasting impact they had on Broadway.

Watch the eye-popping new trailer for Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

The film follows two actors trying to hit the Hollywood big time, and the Manson family murder of Sharon Tate

Wednesday, March 20, 2019: Jann Arden, D. W. Waterson and more

Today on q: Canadian singer-songwriter Jann Arden, q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Nancy Drew historian Jennifer Fisher, Canadian DJ, writer and director D. W. Waterson.

From Avengers to Veep, 12 of the most buzzed-about things to watch this spring

From big blockbusters to highly-anticipated reboots, 12 things we’re excited to watch this spring.

Jann Arden on her mother, self-care and playing a TV sitcom version of herself

In a new CTV sitcom called Jann, Arden plays an egotistical, drama-queen version of herself who's desperate to get back in the spotlight, while also trying to be there for her family.

Meet D.W. Waterson, the Canadian DJ tapped by Idris Elba to work on his new show

DJ, writer and director D.W. Waterson talks about her experience as a DJ consultant and second unit director on Idris Elba's new Netflix comedy, Turn Up Charlie.

Can YouTuber Lilly Singh succeed as a late-night talk show host?

Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh announced last week on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that she'll be hosting a new late-night talk show on NBC.

Who really wrote Nancy Drew? Cracking the mystery of the famous sleuth's author

Believe it or not, Nancy Drew is nearly 90 years old. Writer and historian Jennifer Fisher joined us to take us through the forgotten history of Nancy Drew.

Toy Story 4 trailer reveals Keanu Reeves' new Canadian character

The actor will voice a Canadian motorcycle stunt rider named Duke Caboom.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019: John Cleese, Amanda Brugel and more

Today on q: actor and comedian John Cleese, q screen panel with John Semley and Tina Hassannia, actor Amanda Brugel

John Cleese on Monty Python, Life of Brian and why he's now taking aim at the failings of world leaders

The British comedy legend reflects on his career and discusses his latest stage show, Why There Is No Hope, in which he examines what he sees as the failings of the world's leaders.

Amanda Brugel on The Handmaid's Tale, fighting for good roles and rejecting stereotypes

From Kim's Convenience to Orphan Black, Amanda Brugel has had parts in multiple Canadian productions, but she says we still have far to go when it comes to recognizing Canadian film industry talent.

Do fan campaigns to save TV shows actually work?

When it comes to the practicality of fan campaigns, do they actually work? Or is there more at play behind the scenes?

10 fascinating facts about Dick Dale, 'King of the Surf Guitar'

The surf legend has died at 81, but he lived a colourful life on his own terms

Monday, March 18, 2019: Johnny Marr, Jeff Thomas and more

Today on q: Juno Awards panel with q This' Tabassum Siddiqui and A. Harmony, guitar legend Johnny Marr, and award-winning photographer Jeff Thomas.

Junos 2019: Highlights from the biggest night in Canadian music

Shawn Mendes, Arkells and Jessie Reyez all picked up prizes, while Sarah McLachlan and Corey Hart brought the house down with their electric performances.

'Urban Iroquois' photographer Jeff Thomas feels he's finally kept the promise he made 40 years ago

'If I was able to walk out, I would dedicate myself to producing something relevant to the Indigenous community,' the photographer vowed 40 years ago from his hospital bed.

How Brexit and Trump's election inspired Johnny Marr to create his latest album

On his new album, Call the Comet, Marr imagines an alternate reality. He talks about his relationship with Morrissey and how music can become an ideal escape.

Friday, March 15, 2019: q Live at the Junos

q Live at the Junos, with Tom Power: musician Bahamas, author Emma Donoghue, musician Kaia Kater, musician Jim Cuddy and Olympic champion Natalie Spooner, musician Donovan Woods, comedian Chanty Marostica and more.

'His poetry will go on': top Canadian writers pay tribute to beloved poet Patrick Lane

Susan Musgrave, Esi Edugyan and Margaret Atwood are among the luminaries honouring Lane, who died last week at 79

Thursday, March 14, 2019: Michael Bublé, Emmanuel Jal and more

Today on q: Grammy and Juno-winning singer-songwriter Michael Bublé, pianist and composer Kris Bowers, Juno-nominated musician Emmanuel Jal.