Gerard Gilbert is a television writer and feature writer for The Independent.
07 July 2014 09:47 AM
A new 'Ratatouille' ride finally brings a taste of France to the nation's leading theme park. Gerard Gilbert and daughter Iris report
02 July 2014 09:00 PM
28 June 2014 12:00 AM
How did strawberries go from a six-week summer treat to a foot soldier in the front line of the supermarket product wars? Gerard Gilbert goes through the hothouse doors at East Malling Research to find out...
25 June 2014 12:00 AM
24 June 2014 12:00 PM
Tune into Shopgirls on BBC2 or try Europe's Immigration Disaster on C4
23 June 2014 03:00 PM
England are out of the World Cup and it's time to turn on something else
20 June 2014 02:48 PM
If food is more your thing then Celebrity MasterChef is also back at 8.30pm
17 June 2014 12:00 AM
ITV's documentary The Dentists pinpointed its greatest weakness when it declared that going to have your teeth fixed was "the nation's biggest fear", Mark Jones's film immediately excluding viewers averse to the high-pitched whine of a dental drill.
17 June 2014 12:00 AM
CCTV: Caught on Camera (Channel 4) sounds like one of those cheapo clip shows you find nestling between "My Neighbour the Benefit Cheat" and "50 Greatest Breakfast TV Presenters of the 80s", but is actually more thoughtful than its title suggests.
13 June 2014 12:00 AM
Advice to documentary makers: if you want to be commissioned by Channel 4 or Channel 5, write a proposal with the word "Benefit" or "Immigration" in the title. The two broadcasters are currently in fierce competition to attract the sort of mass viewership that turned Channel 4's Benefits Street into a national conversation, and while that programme's makers are reportedly struggling to find claimants willing to appear in a second series, or in a proposed project set in Southampton entitled Immigration Street, there seems to be room for a new show on the subject; something along the lines of last night's Channel 4 film Britain's Benefit Tenants.
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
- 1 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 2 Husband and wife die holding hands within hours of each other after 67 years of marriage
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it