A young Mathew Pritchard with his grandmother Agatha Christie

Hardy a week goes by that Mathew Pritchard does not think about his grandmother Agatha Christie, as he deals with the literary estate that she left(...)

Boxed in: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nidge in last weekend’s Love/Hate finale

Such was the hype ahead of the finale of Love/Hate (RTÉ One, Sunday) that Stuart Carolan, its writer, and David Caffrey, its director, could have deli(...)

Harvesting hope: Áine Lawlor

Difficult subjects make the best documentaries – if the stories are well told – though that doesn’t make them any easier to watch. And maybe it takes (...)

True to character: David Suchet as Hercule Poirot. Photograph: Kieron McCarron/ITV

For 25 years, actor David Suchet has played Hercule Poirot, inhabiting every pore of the Belgian detective once described by his creator Agatha Chr(...)

Tom Sharpe’s Wilt series included six books of which the last, The Wilt Inheritance, was published in 2010.

British satirical author Tom Sharpe, known for his Wilt novel series, has died aged 85, publisher Random House said this morning.The London-born autho(...)