Alan Cumming: ‘I’m not one of those people who lets life go.’ Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

In 2010, Alan Cumming was told by his estranged, cruel and ailing father, Alex, that he was not his son. It was the latest twist in their tortured (...)

The author JK Rowling: ‘Been up all night watching Scotland make history. A huge turnout, a peaceful democratic process: we should be proud.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.
JK Rowling welcomes No result
  • UK
  • September 19, 2014, 08:22

Prominent figures in the entertainment world reacted quickly to the result.Author and pro-union supporter JK Rowling was among the first celebrities t(...)

‘The title character’s goodness is only relative to the more explicitly debauched characters that pass through.’ Julian Margulies as Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife

Alicia Florrick stands apart from most of the middle-aged television protagonists to be found angrily meth-dealing and politicking their way across ou(...)

Any Day Now
Any Day Now

It would be a shame to belittle a serious film on a serious subject by referring to the number of hankies likely to be dampened during any viewing. Bu(...)

Alan Cumming poses at the “Alan Cumming Snaps” Photography Exhibition in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)

Actor, director, author, perfumer, activist: one can’t help but gasp at the polysexual polymath known to us mere single/double tasking mortals as Alan(...)

The Smurfs 2

You know that moment in Beckett’s Endgame when Hamm turns to the audience and says “Not a subplot, I trust”? Watching The Smurfs 2, we know just how h(...)

A few days ago in Dublin, an actor lost his job. That might not count as major news, but for the operation in question it represented a 50 per (...)

Howie/Rookie: Tom Vaughan Lawlor

A few days ago in Dublin, an actor lost his job. That might not count as major news, but for the operation in question it represented a 50 per (...)