Alice Jones talks to comedy writers Rob and Neil Gibbons who were hand-picked by Steve Coogan to drag Alan into the 21st century
Frank Skinner has a recurring dream in which he is standing on stage in front of an audience and has absolutely nothing to say to them. On Monday, that dream (nightmare?) came true.
I doubt many burglary investigations begin with the police standing on an empty drive asking the victim, “are you absolutely sure your car isn’t in your drive, sir?”
The Government’s Northern Powerhouse rhetoric, it turns out, does not apply to culture
Tatler is terrifically good at tongue-in-cheek nonsense, but it’s hard not to marvel at the reasons cited for being a person who matters
The idea of a ‘Friends’ reunion is a queasy one. As Chandler might say, could I be any less excited?
A call from her old university friend Peter Kay saw Sian Gibson go from answering phones to starring as Kayleigh in his latest hit comedy. In her first interview, she tells Alice Jones about hanging out with Kay, her new sitcom role with Catherine Tate – and why she still can't take herself seriously
Alice Jones enters the ‘red room’ to learn more about McKenna's 17th book, Instant Influence and Charisma
When Kim Cattrall was forced to drop out of 'Linda' at the Royal Court, her replacement, Noma Dumezweni, stepped up to save the day and became an overnight sensation. But does the sparkle ever last beyond the next morning's headlines?
Plus, don't miss out on the best of festive television - it's called 'Boxing Day' for a reason
It is not 'political correctness gone mad' to replace offensive terms from the titles of works of art
When you have that much money, you outsource everything, including festive joy
Plus: feeling bad for IMB's “Hack a Hairdryer” campaign and doing opera the Italian way
When Tom Stoppard's spy thriller 'Hapgood' premiered in 1988, it was called 'incomprehensible'. Even the opening stage direction is three pages long. But the audience is still in for a treat, he tells Alice Jones.
This mega-home is destined to sit empty for months, like all of the most expensive addresses
Meanwhile, Affairbnb has inevitably become a thing