Adeel Akhtar

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Rob Brydon:   “No one can say: ‘Oh, not another film about middle-aged men taking up synchronised swimming,’’’  Photograph: Jeff Vespa/ WireImage

Days before I meet Rob Brydon, the affable “None-More-Welsh” comedian and actor pops up on Graham Norton’s couch to compare sporting achievements with(...)

Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson in Hampstead

So how far can you get on good will alone? On this evidence, no further than the pretty pastry shop at the bottom of Richard Curtis Gardens. Nobody wi(...)

Iguana: the animial features in the Bafta Must See Moment on TV in 2016, which went to footage of an iguana being chased by snakes from David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II series

The Bafta for TV’s “must see moment” of 2016 went to breathtaking footage of an iguana being chased by snakes. The footage, from David Attenborough’s (...)

The Circuit: Gabe (Adeel Akhtar) and Nat (Eva Birthistle) have inexplicably left their “wonderful old life” and relocated to a place where their neighbours are “highly strung and psychopathic”

‘Channel 4 invites you to the worst dinner party that’s ever happened in the world anywhere.” That’s the pitch for The Circuit (Thursday), a comedy p(...)

Sinéad Kennedy, your guide at the Rose Ball and the drama of the qualifying rounds in Road to the Dome, Monday, RTÉ One, 6.30pm

Debatable Monday-Friday, BBC Two, 6.30pmDo we need yet another quiz show on telly? That’s debatable. Patrick Kielty hosts this new daily quiz show in(...)

Take me to this River: Nicola Walker and Stellan Skarsgard in the most intriguing crime drama on TV this year

It’s rare that the final episode of a drama is as brilliant as the first, but everything about River (BBC One, Tuesday) this week is pitch perfect. T(...)

US journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner David Miranda talks to the media at Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport yesterday. British authorities used anti-terrorism powers on Sunday to detain Mr Miranda as he passed through London’s Heathrow airport. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

David Miranda is to mount a legal challenge over his detention at Heathrow Airport under terror legislation, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has said.(...)