Darragh Murphy and Katie Long at Pine Forest Art Centre in Glencullen, Co Dublin 2:35

Katie Long is trying to get me to love glitter. She’s the manager of Pine Forest Arts Centre, near Glencullen, Co Dublin, and she doesn’t get my ki(...)

Rapidly dissolving: David Tennant and  Rosamund Pike in What We Did on Our Holidays

You deserve some sort of honour if, as a creator of comedy, you devise a technique so solid that it can translate from TV to film without losing an(...)

‘I’ve been dying for many years. My children are really fed up with it.’ Photograph: Karwai Tang/WireImage

Is it ageist to suggest that Billy Connolly neither looks nor acts like your average 71-year-old? Maybe. But it’s tricky to otherwise convey what a(...)

He’s British when he wins and Scottish when he loses, but on the day of the Scottish independence referendum, it appears tennis star Andy Murray is in(...)

Billy Connolly: ‘In my quieter moments I do sometimes think I could have done more (to help Robin Williams).’ Photograph: Luke MacGregor/PA

Comedy star Billy Connolly has said he “could have done more” to help tragic actor Robin Williams, who was found hanged last month.The Scottish stand-(...)

 John Simm as Det Sgt Marcus Farrow in ‘Prey’. Photograph Ben Blackall/ITV/Red Production Company

John Simm isn’t Dr Richard Kimble, he’s decent copper Marcus Farrow, but echoes of The Fugitive roar throughout Prey (UTV, Monday), a gripping crime d(...)

David Bowie’s intervention was raised in the Holyrood parliament yesterday, where Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont urged  first minister  Alex Salmond to “turn and face the strain” – words taken from Bowie’s song Changes. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Singer David Bowie’s politely phrased call to Scots “to stay with us” and not vote for independence in September’s referendum has earned him waves (...)

Pat Egan in Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Pat Egan is still in the game. The years since his first dalliances with live-music promotion have become decades, but Egan is still out there hoping (...)

It’s only November, but Oscar pundits are already salivating at the prospect of next spring’s Best Actress race. The outcome, as yet, is uncertain.(...)

Few actors have been so able to dominate a film screen – often to the point of overshadowing the rest of the cast – as Jack Nicholson. The conflicting(...)