Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson on Goodbye Christopher Robin: “I suspect the reviews will go many different ways. But I’ve seen people weeping in a cinema watching it. That’s hard to do.” Photograph:   Vera Anderson/WireImage

Everything’s coming up Domhnall Gleeson. And to paraphrase the title of one of his best-loved movies, it’s about bleeding time. Good tidings we bring:(...)

Ed Sheeran’s no hoax, in a world of fake news surely he’s a truth telling troubadour. Photograph:  Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

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Deeply inappropriate actually: Hugh Grant and Martine McCutcheon as the British PM and his tea lady. Photograph: Snap Stills/REX Shutterstock

It has become something of a tradition round our house to watch Love Actually on the night before Christmas Eve. I’d like to say it was one of those o(...)

Billion dollar baby: Patrick Dempsey, Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth in ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’. The third instalment of Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones series has taken $41.1 million at the UK box office.

Bridget Jones’s Baby, the third instalment in the big-screen adventures of Helen Fielding’s big-swigging klutz, has done so well at the UK box office (...)

Tanya Burr: ‘It’s nice that I’m not just helping my audience but I’m using them to help the rest of the world’

As I walk to Easons on O’Connell St in Dublin to meet YouTuber Tanya Burr, there are hundreds of teenage girls lined up outside, the queue stretching (...)

In a time when DVDs are more likely to be gathering dust in your living room than being used, there’s one subgenre of discs that often survives a cul(...)

Tracey Thorn’s first book Bedsit Disco Queen was an understated chronicle of life as a musician. It wasn’t overtly confessional, but what made it so c(...)

There is a guest waiting area at BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour but I can’t sit down in any of the comfy looking chairs because I am afraid if I do my tig(...)

Happy ever after: Dustin Hoffman as Mr Hoppy and Judi Dench as Mrs Silver

There’s an uneasy moment in Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot (BBC One, Thursday) when Dustin Hoffman appears and you’re afraid that for the next 90 minutes you (...)

Retailers’ Christmas begins when it might be fully expected to begin – shortly before, not after, they think consumers will start buying stuff.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

“Christmas creep” is the name given to the phenomenon of the Christmas season starting earlier and going on for longer each year, although some mig(...)