Allan Cubitt

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The luminescent Ann Skelly plays Beth Williams, Catholic daughter of a Protestant quarry-owner, while Jamie Dornan plays the dishy labourer Liam Ward

In one sly and pleasing moment during Allan Cubitt’s stately adaptation of Eugene McCabe’s novel Death and Nightingales (RTÉ One, Monday, 9.35pm), its(...)

Ryan Tubridy and some helpers on the the Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: RTE

Death and Nightingales Monday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm & Wednesday, BBC Two, 9pm Jamie Dornan and Ann Skelly in Death And Nightingales Fe(...)

When the writer and director Allan Cubitt finished the last series of The Fall, the BBC serial killer thriller set in Belfast, he asked himself what h(...)

Actors Daniel Mays and Anna Maxwell Martin portray Colin and Wendy Parry in the BBC’s fact-based drama ‘Mother’s Day’, which will air on RTÉ One on September 2nd. Photograph: BBC

RTÉ is seeking a sponsorship fee of €400,000 for a slate of “premium” dramas that it will show between this September and autumn 2019, including two s(...)

Coleraine-born actor Bronagh Waugh as Sally Ann Spector, unwitting wife of serial killer Paul Spector, in series two of The Fall. Photograph: BBC/Helen Sloan

Serial killer drama The Fall returns to RTÉ for a second series this weekend, with the first episode going out on RTÉ One after the finale of a succes(...)

Aidan Gillen plays Charles Haughey during filming in Dublin in October 2013 of the forthcoming RTÉ / Element Pictures / Touchpaper Television series on his life. Photograph: PA Wire

Power-craving politicians, elusive psychopaths and paranoid gangsters will be at the centre of RTÉ One’s drama offering in its 2014-2015 season, while(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Jamie Dornan, who plays killer Paul Spector, and Gillian Anderson as DSI Stella Gibson in The Fall. Photograph: Artists Studio/Steffan Hill

Knowing you have to wait a year for a television cliffhanger to resolve itself can be frustrating for viewers, especially when – as with serial killer(...)

Gillian Anderson as DSI Stella Gibson in The Fall.

Will Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) hunt down Belfast’s serial killer (Jamie Dornan) in the final episode of The Fall th(...)

Prime suspense: Gillian Anderson as DCI Gibson and Simon Delaney as McElroy in The Fall

I can’t be only one who locked up the house a little more securely on Sunday night after the tense first episode of The Fall (...)