Gerard Gilbert

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

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Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway will be discussing new film Interstellar on the Graham Norton Show

From Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway talking Interstellar with Graham Norton to Lewis: What to watch on TV tonight

Our picks for the best Halloween television on Friday 31 October

The Apprentice 2014 contestants pictures with Karen Brady, Lord Sugar and Nick Hewer

From The Apprentice to the Mercury Prize: What to watch on TV tonight

Scott & Bailey and Spider House are other options for Wednesday night

Frances O'Connor and James Nesbitt star as Emily and Tony in new BBC drama The Missing

From The Missing to The Art That Hitler Hated: What to watch on TV tonight

Life is Toff and Autumnwatch are among our picks for Tuesday 28 October

Getting On's Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan turn to the world of dog training in new BBC sitcom Puppy Love

By following their cult NHS satire 'Getting On' with a canine sitcom that doesn't do cute, Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan are proving they roll over for no one
Testing times: headteacher Jenny Smith and deputy Emma Hillman in ‘Educating the East End’

From Educating the East End to Life Story: What to watch on TV tonight

David Attenborough's new series starts tonight as we say goodbye to the Frederick Bremer School in Walthamstow

In for the kill: 'How to Get Away with Murder' with Charlie Weber and Viola Davis

How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the US legal drama

The creator of 'Grey's Anatomy', super-producer Shonda Rhimes, is the most powerful woman in American television. But what can she do with the tired suit-and-tie cliches of the legal drama?

Brian Cox visits The Bahamas in Human Universe

What to watch on TV tonight from Human Universe to The Children in Need Sewing Bee

While U2 plug their new album on Jools Holland

Bloom Time: Mira Sorvino

Mira Sorvino on leaving dumb-blonde movie roles for The Intruders

Mira Sorvino, the Oscar-winning star of Woody Allen's 'Mighty Aphrodite', is the latest film star to take a leading role on television
Who killed Laura Palmer: will Sheryl Lee return?

Twin Peaks returns: But will Laura Palmer be back too?

The seminal, surreal Nineties hit series 'Twin Peaks' is being rebooted by David Lynch. Gerard Gilbert wonders whether today's audiences will still find it a damn fine blend

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey series 5: Hugh Bonneville and Michelle Dockery on sex before marriage and uppity servants

Will the show's stunning success last as Downton enters the swinging 1920s? Gerard Gilbert speaks to two of the drama's leading stars

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General Election 2015: ‘We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon’, says Ed Balls

'We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon'

In an exclusive interview, Ed Balls says he won't negotiate his first Budget with SNP MPs - even if Labour need their votes to secure its passage
VE Day 70th anniversary: How ordinary Britons celebrated the end of war in Europe

How ordinary Britons celebrated VE Day

Our perception of VE Day usually involves crowds of giddy Britons casting off the shackles of war with gay abandon. The truth was more nuanced
They came in with William Caxton's printing press, but typefaces still matter in the digital age

Typefaces still matter in the digital age

A new typeface once took years to create, now thousands are available at the click of a drop-down menu. So why do most of us still rely on the old classics, asks Meg Carter?
Discovery of 'missing link' between the two main life-forms on Earth could explain evolution of animals, say scientists

'Missing link' between Earth's two life-forms found

New microbial species tells us something about our dark past, say scientists
The Pan Am Experience is a 'flight' back to the 1970s that never takes off - at least, not literally

Pan Am Experience: A 'flight' back to the 70s

Tim Walker checks in and checks out a four-hour journey with a difference
Humans aren't alone in indulging in politics - it's everywhere in the animal world

Humans aren't alone in indulging in politics

Voting, mutual back-scratching, coups and charismatic leaders - it's everywhere in the animal world
Crisp sales are in decline - but this tasty trivia might tempt back the turncoats

Crisp sales are in decline

As a nation we're filling up on popcorn and pitta chips and forsaking their potato-based predecessors
Ronald McDonald the muse? Why Banksy, Ron English and Keith Coventry are lovin' Maccy D's

Ronald McDonald the muse

A new wave of artists is taking inspiration from the fast food chain
13 best picnic blankets

13 best picnic blankets

Dine al fresco without the grass stains and damp bottoms with something from our pick of picnic rugs
Barcelona 3 Bayern Munich 0 player ratings: Lionel Messi scores twice - but does he score highest in our ratings?

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich player ratings

Lionel Messi scores twice - but does he score highest in our ratings?
Martin Guptill: Explosive New Zealand batsman who sets the range for Kiwis' big guns

Explosive batsman who sets the range for Kiwis' big guns

Martin Guptill has smashed early runs for Derbyshire and tells Richard Edwards to expect more from the 'freakish' Brendon McCullum and his buoyant team during their tour of England
General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
Why patients must rely less on doctors: Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'

Why patients must rely less on doctors

Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'