Cult sitcom This Is Jinsy has attracted TV's biggest names. Gerard Gilbert visits the surreal show's creators on set
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Sunday 05 January 2014
This spin-off character could easily hold her own in a full series
Saturday 16 November 2013
The Scottish actor won by a margin with Billie Piper taking best companion
Monday 13 May 2013
Having worked for the BBC for more than 50 years, Sir David Frost has advised the new Director-General Tony Hall that he must take a knife to the organisation’s debilitating management structure.
Monday 18 February 2013
The British Prime Minister might have embarrassed himself last month by admitting he was jealous of his children’s onesies. But it seems David Cameron has seized the opportunity for an even redder face by agreeing to star alongside teen heart-throbs One Direction in their next music video.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Russell Brand stole the show as American and British comics vied for laughs in New York
Thursday 15 December 2011
Katherine Parkinson stars in a Dickens spoof over Christmas, then takes on Ayckbourn. Cosy comedy's not for this cerebral soul, as Alice Jones discovers
Thursday 15 December 2011
Parkinson stars in a Dickens spoof over Christmas, then takes on Ayckbourn.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
In the forthcoming Ad Fab mini-season Jennifer Saunder's character Edina Monsoon is refused entry to Stella McCartney's exclusive Mayfair boutique. There was no such trouble last night as she turned up in character to switch on the store's Christmas lights.
Friday 02 September 2011
Well, the day has come. Some newer i readers such as Harry Latour (letters, yesterday) may be upset, but judging by the avalanche of hate mail over the past few months, few i readers will miss Cooper Brown.
Friday 26 August 2011
The shortlist meeting for the awards this year was record-breakingly lengthy and no wonder, what with a rather unwieldy list of eight newcomer nominees. Many of the buzz acts made the cut, and of the main six nominees (Adam Riches, Andrew Maxwell, Chris Ramsey, Josie Long, Nick Helm and Sam Simmons), four have already been reviewed on this page and Simmons is covered below.
Saturday 11 June 2011
After nearly 70 years in showbusiness, and more than five decades bringing relentless cheer to television viewers, Bruce Forsyth is to become a knight.
Much Ado About Nothing, Wyndham's, London<br/>Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare's Globe, London<br/>Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Festival Theatre, Chichester
Sunday 05 June 2011
One of this week's 'Much Ado...' productions has star power, but it's the charm and wit of the second that gets more out of Shakespeare's sure-fire comedy
Thursday 02 June 2011
Monday 30 May 2011
Saturday 19 March 2011
A record £74 million had been raised for Comic Relief as the BBC's Red Nose Day extravaganza drew to a close.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness