David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel in Los Angeles this month. The two are reprising their X-Files characters Mulder and Scully with a six-episode revival on RTÉ. Photograph: (Brinson+Banks/The New York Times

In 2016 it is easy to forget there was a time when television was not so hot. In this golden age, successful film actors, writers, directors and prod(...)

Kyron Bourke’s Big Bad glowers with hunger and despair, prevailing upon us to regard him not as a malevolent monster but a good wolf, whom life has dealt a mean hand.

Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf **** Lyric Theatre, Belfast On a frosty winter night, the natural world feels uneasy, as though sensing(...)

 Derek O’Connor, the first jockey to ride 1,000 point-to-point winners in Ireland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

  The Cragmore track in Co Limerick was the location for a piece of racing history on Sunday when Derek O’Connor became the first jockey t(...)

Sleeping Beauty: a nicely judged production

Lyric Theatre, Belfast ***   The delicacy and freshness of this prettily packaged show compensate for its diminutive scale. Derek(...)

Hurricane Fly lands the Rabobank Champion Hurdle at Punchestown.

Hurricane Fly’s credentials to be ranked as one of the all-time great champions were impeccable before his latest Grade One triumph at Punchest(...)

Ruby Walsh steers Quevega to victory in the Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Solwhit attempts to emulate Sprinter Sacre today with a Cheltenham-Aintree-Punchestown hat-trick by taking the €170,000 Ladbrokes World Series(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins at Cheltenham yesterday. 
2013 Cheltenham Festival, Cheltenham, England 12/3/2013Trainer Will
Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

[BYLINE1]BRIAN O’CONNOR[/BYLINE1][BYLINE2]At Cheltenham [/BYLINE2]It’s easy to paint Pont Alexandre’s tilt at the Neptune Hurdle in roma(...)