Succession:  Georgia Pritchett says the the fun and challenge of writing for this series was digging deep into the characters and trying to find compassion and understanding for the way they behave.

You may not be familiar with Georgia Pritchett, but you’re certainly familiar with her work. As a comedy writer, she has written for television shows (...)

Joanna Scanlan: Heeded the advice of a doctor who said,  “If you don’t go back to acting you’ll be ill for the rest of your life.’”

Actor talks about Footlights, teaching, sage advice from a doctor and her new film After Love It took a while, but Joanna Scanlan is now an immo(...)

A scene from State Funeral

A nation mourns its leader. In the far north, they gallop by reindeer towards the nearest village; in the far south, they gather around the sound syst(...)

The BBC’s drama series The Pursuit of Love is  television’s third crack at the tale of upper-crust nutters.

Here’s a controversial proposal. Trust nobody who loves a book to give you a reliable assessment of any film or TV series based on that text. “They go(...)

Twist: Sky  breaks new ground in the field of misguided, Trendy-Vicar down-talking

This is not the first updated, street-hustler take on Oliver Twist. It’s not even the first such project called Twist. Back in 2004, Nick Stahl bounce(...)

Jessie Buckley took best actress for her turn as confused, intertwined personae in I’m Thinking of Ending Things

The Dublin Film Critics Circle (DFCC) has announced the results of its poll to find the greatest cinematic achievements in an unusual year for the med(...)

John Doran (Finbar Lowe) and Caitríona Ennis (Emer Hackett) in The Fall of the Second Republic. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

What if you could step back in time? Things might well turn out to have be worse. The Fall of the Second Republic, the new play from Corn Exchange, br(...)

Steve Coogan: ‘I don’t like doing the easy stuff that just pays well. I like risking failure.’ Photograph: Jason Kempin/Getty

‘The decisions I make on comedy aren’t made on a whim. That whole history between the British and the Irish runs through me,’ says Steve Coogan, as(...)

Sinn Féin councillor Patricia Ryan. Photograph: Facebook

Let’s face it, nobody would deny a general election candidate a holiday given the gruelling demands of the campaign, it’s just that most of them take (...)

Gentlemen about town: Steerforth (Aneurin Barnard) and David Copperfield (Dev Patel) in The Personal History of David Copperfield.

A conversation that began in the theatre decades ago is finally registering on the screen. There was little clutching of pearls when Ruth Negga played(...)

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