Bruce Forsyth and Beryl Reid (right), singing ‘Piccadilly,’ on stage at the old Brixton Music Hall.

Bruce Forsyth, who has died aged 89, was associated with some of the most successful shows in television history, from Sunday Night at the London Pall(...)

 Isabelle Huppert in Souvenir

There is some hope in the world. A few years into her seventh decade, Isabelle Huppert – without being shuffled into dowager roles – finds herself bus(...)

Irish actress Ruth Negga: "I don't think I was prepared for how much I have to talk about myself. I find that intensely boring."

Ruth Negga accommodates a rare combination of strength and frailty. She professes to nervousness when speaking in public. She talks sincerely of a ne(...)

La Cage aux Folles. Photograph: Pamela Raith

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin ★★★ There’s a telling moment of incidental cruelty early in La Cage aux Folles, the iconic 1983 musical adaptation(...)

Ruth Negga in Iona

‘I’m so sorry,” says Ruth Negga. “How do I explain this? I’m always trying to figure these things out in my head. But saying them aloud is another th(...)

1Emotive': Newstalk host Tom Dunne. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Returning from his holidays for the last few shows before the big upheaval, Tom Dunne (Newstalk, weekdays) admitted to feeling “emotive” but put a (...)

Those of you who awoke thinking Shirley Bassey was the latest addition to RTÉ Radio 1’s revamped Morning Ireland team could easily be forgiven. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Those of you who awoke thinking Shirley Bassey was the latest addition to RTÉ Radio 1’s revamped Morning Ireland team could easily be forgiven. The 7a(...)