The fine bromance between Sherlock Holmes and Watson has gripped TV viewers but, says Patrick Strudwick, it's less about sex and more about love between straight men
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Wednesday 02 January 2013
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Channel 4 is facing a backlash after broadcasting a show featuring a lewd joke about the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Ever since “Sachsgate”, certain areas of the press have been waiting for another opportunity to put the boot into modern comedy for its lack of reverence.
Sunday 30 December 2012
I never know what I'm going to do on New Year's Eve. That is, I can take a very vague guess: what I presume I will do is lie around for most of the day, then go somewhere, get drunk, wonder what all the fuss was about and go to sleep fully clothed round my friend's house.
Jacintha Saldanha, Kate Middleton, and how prank calls show comedy can be used for both good and ill
Sunday 09 December 2012
From Hogarth to Chris Morris, there is a long tradition in Britain of setting out to make people look foolish. Within that tradition, prank calls are the new lowest form of wit
Have you heard the one about the comedian competing against herself? Double Comedy Awards nod for Olivia Colman
Monday 03 December 2012
There is double delight for Olivia Colman after she was nominated twice in the same category in the British Comedy Awards.
Monday 29 October 2012
“This is the worst crisis in 50 years at the BBC”. That was the splash headline of this newspaper exactly a week ago. It was a direct quote from John Simpson, the BBC's foreign editor. It now looks like hyperbole.
Thursday 11 October 2012
They all know how to pull off the celebrity apology
Wednesday 10 October 2012
TV presenter’s punishment of 18 months' community service dismissed as 'derisory'
Tuesday 09 October 2012
TV star Graham Norton has hit back following Michael Parkinson's criticism of the current generation of chat show hosts, and bemoaned the rise of "goody goody" dramas.
Monday 20 August 2012
The Way I See It: Why accept conduct from footballers that we would not tolerate in a child?
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies
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- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'