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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
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 1 Morgan Freeman on the riot-focused coverage of the Baltimore protests: 'F**k the media'
- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 5 Length of pregnancy can vary by up to five weeks, scientists discover