The family show has 'run its natural course' according to actor Colin Morgan
Why is it this buttoned-up drama is such a hit in the US?
OperaUpClose veer towards greatest-hits territory while a lupine concert holds toddlers transfixed
'Sometimes it all gets too much: two hours in a room with Ricky can seem a long time'
As Modern Family screens on British TV, Sarah Hughes says that America has at last found its own Gavin & Stacey
Books: I've just started reading 'The Black Hand' by Chris Blatchford. It's a biography of a guy who dissented from the Mexican Mafia. Reading it you can tell he was super-intelligent and could have had a very different life. I've also been reading Freddie Foreman's autobiography. He was one of England's biggest criminals, bigger than the Kray twins, but he didn't do the press. I've known him for 15 years – he's a good friend of mine, and it's always interesting reading about someone you know.
Mackenzie Crook is famous for playing Gareth in that sitcom but, as his recent stints in the West End prove, he's no gormless sidekick
Modern sitcoms may seem cutting age, but they are more conservative than ever. And they are driven by old-fashioned virtues
Flying leeks, sing-song Welsh-accented expletives and other crude national stereotypes... there is moral outrage in the Valleys. An episode of the S4C series Caerdydd (imagine a grown-up, raunchy Welsh-language Hollyoaks) was recently filmed inside the Welsh Assembly building, the Senedd, in Cardiff. It featured a young man and woman discussing Welsh foreign policy on Uganda, in a baby-changing room near the debating chamber.
Leicester Square is no stranger to celebrities and their fans, who regularly turn out to see the stars tread the red carpet before Hollywood premieres.