German tabloid begs 'beautifully crazy' Britain to stay
Peter Capaldi and Rebecca Front won best actor and actress gongs for their efforts in Armando Iannucci's Shadow Cabinet
Another jibe at Cameron?
The stag and hen party culture in Bournemouth is causing anti-social behaviour and strict new measures are needed to “reclaim” the town’s night-time economy, according to a local police and crime commissioner candidate.
The town formerly known as Staines has renamed itself to create a more genteel sound. But is it all a massive mistake?
A despot so funny he gives offensiveness a good name
Despot comedy is no laughing matter
The first laugh comes before the film has even started. "In loving memory of Kim Jong-il" reads the dedication title. It pretty much sets the tone for The Dictator, a broad, hit-and-miss satire about an Arab tyrant's indulgence of his capricious – and murderous – will.
'The Dictator' knows how to make a scene.
North African despot General Aladeen hates the West and is just weeks away from acquiring weapons-grade plutonium. No laughing matter - unless you're a Sacha Baron Cohen fan
If you're heading down Mexico way, Mel, make sure you've got a return ticket
Baron Cohen's back, with jokes to make Colonel Gaddafi wince
Mike Leigh was a member – and so were David Baddiel and Sacha Baron Cohen. How did a club for 'hippy Jewish scouts' become a hothouse for the entertainment industry?
From casual violence to genocide, acts of cruelty can be traced back to how the perpetrator identifies with other people, argues psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen. Is he right?
Adam Deacon made his film debut parodying hoodie culture as a member of Sacha Baron Cohen ’s hapless “East Staines Massiv” in Ali G Indahouse. But unlike Baron Cohen and Ali’s absurd suburban crew, Deacon is from an inner city neighbourhood where violent street gangs are a reality.
Sacha Baron Cohen is to portray a Saddam Hussein-inspired character in a new movie.