Gerard Gilbert

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

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David Threlfall interview: The actor takes a forensic approach in Code of a Killer as he leaves Shameless's Frank Gallagher behind

'Shameless' may have defined him, but David Threlfall is a chameleonic graduate from the school of Mike Leigh. Gerard Gilbert meets him on the eve of his latest leading role
There's more to Sidse Babett Knudsen than Borgen

Sidse Babett Knudsen interview: Borgen star says Birgitte Nyborg may yet return, as actress turns dominatrix for Denmark's Fifty Shades

From risqué art movies to Dan Brown blockbusters, there’s much more to the actress than Danish PM Birgitte Nyborg

Dara and Ed's Great Big Adventure

Dara and Ed's Great Big Adventure, BBC2 - TV review

The two Irishmen are physically well matched and, having known each other for a long time, are well-practised in their banter.

Only connect: 'Teens' looked at round-the-clock social networking

Teens, review: Lay off generation text – they're the ones who'll make social media grow up

It's not hard to see how social media might be contributing to the much reported explosion in adolescent self-hatred and other mental-health issues

Actress Julia Stiles has had a varied career

Julia Stiles interview: 'I'm paid to kiss strangers'

The actress has graduated from romcoms and the Bourne films to a mother with a secret in Blue

Natural beauty: Aidan Turner stars in the new series of Poldark

New series of Poldark is set to showcase the beauty of Cornwall all over again

Gerard Gilbert looks at how TV programmes, from 'Balamory' to 'Broadchurch', pull in the telly tourists
Suspicious mind: Martin Clunes as Arthur Conan Doyle in ‘Arthur & George’

Martin Clunes interview: The actor stars as the Sherlock Holmes creator in Arthur & George

The new ITV drama focuses on a tale of a miscarriage of justice fuelled by racial prejudice. He tells Gerard Gilbert about a curious case
'Safe House' with Christopher Eccleston

What to watch after Broadchurch: The best new crime dramas from Battle Creek to Safe House

Now that 'Broadchurch' is finished, where can crime-drama fans get their fix? Gerard Gilbert goes on the trail of the best new sleuthing shows

Kevin Spacey as a ruthless Frank Underwood in 'House of Cards'

House of Cards season 3: What can we expect from the Kevin Spacey Netflix drama this year?

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

Coming up roses: Ophelia Lovibond

Ophelia Lovibond on Elementary, schooldays and living with that name

As the American TV show 'Elementary' returns, Ophelia Lovibond, who plays Sherlock's protégée, talks to Gerard Gilbert

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Power dressing is back – but no shoulderpads!

Power dressing is back

But banish all thoughts of Eighties shoulderpads
Spanish stone-age cave paintings 'under threat' after being re-opened to the public

Spanish stone-age cave paintings in Altamira 'under threat'

Caves were re-opened to the public
'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'

Vince Cable interview

'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'
Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Young Magician of the Year 2015: Meet the schoolgirl from Newcastle who has her heart set on being the competition's first female winner

Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
Robert Parker interview: The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes

Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor