Gerard Gilbert is a television writer and feature writer for The Independent.
26 February 2014 09:50 PM
The Travel Show makes its mainstream debut on BBC2 on Friday with reports on "Are the French really rude to tourists?", "Brazil's abseiling rubbish collectors", or the art boom in South Africa
18 February 2014 04:46 PM
TV picks for Tuesday 17 February
11 February 2014 07:44 PM
Boring TV? Don’t knock it until you've tried it – millions are settling in for hours to watch mundane events such as knitting or a train journey
10 February 2014 05:43 PM
Who was Ian Fleming? A new drama about the creator of 007 throws up some nasty surprises, says Gerard Gilbert
Friends in high places: Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells have created comedy gold out of their real-life relationship
09 February 2014 12:00 AM
The two actors - who have been friends since childhood - have written a comedy drama about a star who hires her best friend as her assistant
05 February 2014 12:55 PM
TV picks, Wednesday 5 February
05 February 2014 12:00 AM
The brothers are back in the spotlight – courtesy of the Dave Lee Travis trial
The new generation of must-see TV imports: after The Killing, Borgen and now The Bridge, will a new slate of foreign drama keep viewers riveted?
31 January 2014 05:00 PM
So just who was “mother of three”, the master-mind behind the plot to create a deadly pandemic? And will Saga and Martin ever find happiness within a romantic relationship? If you know what I’m talking about then you might also be feeling understandably anxious as the second series of The Bridge draws to its conclusion with another blistering double-episode featuring the world’s least touchy-feely fictional detective (and that includes Sherlock), the Porsche-driving, leather-trousered Saga Noren (Sofia Helin).
26 January 2014 08:48 PM
Show has given Russell Tovey his ideal role, he tells Gerard Gilbert
21 January 2014 01:05 PM
TV picks, Tuesday 21 January
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more