A source described the clash as a 'battle between two divas'
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Tuesday 03 December 2013
Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc are shortlisted for Best Female TV Comic
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Who should be crowned the King or Queen of British comedy?
Sunday 24 November 2013
Who could resist an invitation to interview a massive icon? A really great novelist, say, or a former US president? Hence the impressive cast of interviewers Dan Crowe has managed to line up to contribute to this collection: Joyce Carol Oates, David Mitchell, Ian Rankin and more. There’s a catch, however – the subjects of the interviews are all long dead (some, like Monsieur de Saint-George, have been dead for more than two centuries) – so each interviewer must supply both sides of the conversation.
Thursday 14 November 2013
British presenter lands his own weekly comedy series on HBO
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Russell Brand has attacked his fellow comedian's privileged Oxbridge roots
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Cult show that made the careers of Robert Webb and David Mitchell to 'wind down' after ninth series
Saturday 20 April 2013
Here's an unusual situation; an author who's certainly not dead, not unknown or out of print in his native USA, greatly admired, yet ignored and unrepresented on these shores. While UK publishers reprint the most minor Nordic crime novels, we're denied an astonishing American voice.
Foreigners are cool: Iceland's lesson for Britain as isolated island is voted the friendliest place on earth
Friday 05 April 2013
The country that topped a hospitality poll could teach the UK (placed 55th) a thing or two, Jenna Gottlieb discovers
Saturday 09 March 2013
It's a bouquet of 3D film, opera, and electronic music
Monday 25 February 2013
The Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell and his wife have co-translated an acclaimed book, written by a Japanese child, about his experience of growing up with autism.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Hugh Grant said last night it was "fun" to bring out a darker side for his multiple roles in the screen adaptation of Cloud Atlas, rather than the bumbling English gent he normally plays.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Monday 26 November 2012
Peep Show, Sun, Channel 4 // Him & Her, Sun, BBC3 // 4Funnies: Dr Brown, Fri, Channel 4
Sunday 25 November 2012
The mismatched housemates return tonight. Hugh Montgomery looks at the rise of two sitcom losers
Monday 19 November 2012
Back in the mid-1990s, there was no contest as to which night ruled the comedy waves. It was Fridays on Channel 4 when the broadcaster ran various combinations of Friends, Frasier, and others.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn