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Gerard Gilbert

Gerard Gilbert is a television writer and feature writer for The Independent.

Paul Abbott on 'No Offence', 'Shameless', and a life too grim for TV

He was deserted by both parents, raped at the age of 11 and attempted suicide twice before the age of 16. Paul Abbott's background is worse than anything in his most famous creation, Shameless. As his latest venture, a police drama, comes to our screens, he tells Gerard Gilbert that he has finally exorcised his demons

What can we expect from House of Cards season 3?

Are President Underwood and the First Lady going to split? Is Russia the new China… and what part will Pussy Riot play? Thanks to a leak of the new season of ‘House of Cards’, we can sort the informed speculation from the rumour

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