A weekly edit of the best in arts & entertainment

Culture is the ultimate full-colour one-stop section for arts, books and entertainment coverage, with reviews, features, interviews, a dedicated Music section and compendious broadcast listings.

Culture is for anybody who wants to follow what’s new and important in arts and entertainment today, whatever their age or tastes.

It offers authoritative specialists, but writing in a style that is accessible to all. The aim is to be a ‘seven-day section’, kept and read for reference throughout the week.

Culture & Publishing

The Sunday Times Bestsellers List, published prominently every week in the Books section, is the undoubted book bestseller market leader, and the industry standard.

Publisher Alan Sampson, of Orion

“The Sunday Times has been the most important benchmark for sales success throughout my publishing life.”

James Daunt, MD of Waterstones

“At our end of the market the Culture section remains the most prominent in which books are exposed.”

Culture & Cinema

  • 49% of our readers enjoy films at the cinema more than on TV

  • 88% of our readers are cinema goers and over half attended every month

  • 1.1m Sunday Times readers visit the cinema every month