Gerard Gilbert is a television writer and feature writer for The Independent.
Downton Abbey series 5: Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville on uppity servants and sex before marriage
19 September 2014 10:38 AM
Will the show's stunning success last as Downton enters the swinging 1920s? Gerard Gilbert speaks to two of the drama's leading stars
How Britain's favourite TV shows get their look: Meet the designers who bring Downton Abbey, Sherlock and Doctor Who to life
13 September 2014 12:00 AM
Anne Reid's slow-burn success: The Our Zoo star on the surgeon's knife, bedding Daniel Craig and having a late-blooming career
06 September 2014 12:00 AM
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
As she returns to the Tardis for a second series, the actress discusses Capaldi versus Smith, alien chit-chat… and the advantages of being 5ft 2in
12 August 2014 06:20 PM
This year's Shark Week is attracting record numbers of viewers in America
06 August 2014 11:15 PM
Warm-up acts are the unsung stars of TV comedy shows whom the viewers at home never see, but Bor and Caulfield are taking their own material to this year's Festival
Utopia star Fiona O'Shaughnessy: 'I don't like to watch too much violence...it's weird that I'm involved in this'
27 July 2014 12:00 AM
15 July 2014 12:00 AM
09 July 2014 11:00 PM
Sky is in the midst of making its lifestyle channel, Sky Living, home to Britain's Next Top Model and What Katie Did Next, less female-facing – luring younger men with shows like Hannibal and The Blacklist in a process it is calling "de-pinking" in reference to the channel's formerly roseate logo – although it might also have implications for gay viewers. After all, this is the channel that once gave us the much-missed Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
07 July 2014 12:09 PM
As ‘Veep’ returns, one of its British writing team gives Gerard Gilbert some tips
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster