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Gerard Gilbert

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

Michaela Coel on Chewing Gum, rude sex, Jeremy Corbyn

After being closeted away in a girls' school and becoming a militant Christian, she's gone on to tell lurid tales of her sex life and is about to play a murderous webcam girl. Whatever happened, Michaela Coel?

Michael Gambon on playing Winston Churchill

Michael Gambon tells Gerard Gilbert how Brando made him give up engineering to act, what worries him about playing Churchill and why he’s never seen ‘The Singing Detective’

Hugh Laurie shines in John le Carré's The Night Manager

The BBC's lavish new John le Carré thriller 'The Night Manager' features Tom Hiddleston doing his best Bond and Olivia Colman as a 21st-century Smiley. But it's Hugh Laurie's villain – his first British television role in 13 years – who really stands out. Gerard Gilbert meets the cast and director

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Benedict Cumberbatch on Sherlock's Victorian adventure

Having so successfully updated the detective stories for the BBC series, its creators wrote a special episode in which Holmes and Watson are seen in their original era. But its stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman explain that they had to be convinced