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Monday 16 July 2012
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Until now, the closest former US presidential challenger Rick Santorum had got to HBO was when Tony Soprano saluted "Senator Sanitorium" for his comparison of homosexuality to bestiality. No more!
Saturday 26 May 2012
David Starkey, your time is up. For restoring women to Restoration history, I love Dr Lucy
Monday 30 April 2012
Malcolm Tucker might call it an "omni-*******-shambles". Viewers watching The Thick Of It in the US were instead presented with a 30 minute Morse Code bulletin after the BBC “beeped” out the political satire’s notorious swearing.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
Walk with me... yesterday HBO released the first trailer for The Newsroom, the latest from Aaron Sorkin, the man behind the pen behind The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network.
Thursday 22 March 2012
Animation firms have forecast that Budget tax breaks could give Britain's creative industries a boost of nearly £700m a year.
Thursday 15 March 2012
Racehorse is put to death after falling at track during making of second series of HBO show
Friday 02 March 2012
What in hell's teeth did we watch before HBO came along? Its latest is this saucy medieval fantasy drama, based on George R R Martin's bestselling novel series A Song of Ice and Fire, and while it may not be in quite the same league as The Sopranos or Boardwalk Empire, it's still considerably more gripping than your average British drama.
Friday 24 February 2012
A screen portrayal has hit a raw nerve with America's right. Is it too close to the truth?
Sunday 19 February 2012
Even Dustin Hoffman fails to prevent this often unintelligible horse-racing story from being dull
Monday 02 January 2012
HBO's new drama features the oldest cast on television. It's a must-see, says Sarah Hughes
Saturday 10 December 2011
It is thought that more than 9,000 people have paid to watch Amir Khan fight in Washington DC tonight, proving that the teenager from the Athens Olympics is finally, against the odds and reason, a global star of the ring.
Monday 19 September 2011
The Way I See It: Merchant remembers all the promises, all the claims to immortality, all the baloney – and, when required, he throws it back at them, in a blast of reality
Friday 19 August 2011
Sunday 07 August 2011
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
- 4 Nicki Minaj finally releases predictable 'Anaconda' video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence