Adi Roche pictured in Ukraine. Photograph: Dan McLoughlin

Irishwoman and founder of the charity, Chernobyl Children International, Adi Roche has been honoured with the World of Children Award for her campaign(...)

Role-playing: Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway learn some valuable lessons about the age gap in ‘The Intern’

In Robert De Niro’s latest film The Intern he plays a 70-year-old widower who, bored and lonely in retirement, takes up an internship at a tech sta(...)

Cathy Kelly on her new novel, Between Sisters: “One reviewer said it was ‘intelligent, clever fiction’. I like that one.” Photograph: Jill O’Meara

Novelist Cathy Kelly is a global best-seller whose many novels include Lessons in Heartbreak, Someone Like You and Always and Forever. She grew(...)

Clare Dunne is remarkable as the drone pilot in Grounded

Much like its subject, George Brant’s play seemed to swoop in from nowhere and become a talking point everywhere. An hour-long monologue play inspi(...)

Is it unfair to point up the modest levels of brightness on display here by observing that, when pondering the challenges of mortality, Interstella(...)

Rio 2

As this colourful sequel opens, Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), the domesticated Minnesota macaw hero of 2011’s Rio, (...)

Hailee regarded

Under normal circumstances, you’d expect a 16-year-old girl to be intimidated by the hoopla that surrounds the promotion of a major motion picture. An(...)

O captain, my captain

It’s not easy being a Trekker in the contemporary age. Sure, technological advances have made certain tasks and random acts of devotion a great(...)

James Franco is the polymath of the moment. This week, the scalpel-cheeked Californian, known for turns in 127 Hou(...)

James Franco at the European premiere of Oz: The Great and Powerful in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

James Franco is the polymath of the moment. This week, the scalpel-cheeked Californian, known for turns in 127 Hou(...)