RTÉ Does Comic Relief: the charity fundraiser will be hosted by  Jennifer Zamparelli, Deirdre O’Kane  and Eoghan McDermott (above), plus Nicky Byrne

RTÉ is to host an Irish version of the BBC’s Comic Relief charity fundraiser later this month. Deirdre O’Kane, Nicky Byrne, Jennifer Zamparelli and E(...)

Exquisitely cast: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element/BBC

Everything has to end sometime, whether it be young love or a global lockdown. To many watching Normal People (BBC One, Monday, 9.05pm and 9.35pm) tho(...)

Out of the ordinary: Daisy Edgar Jones as Marianne and Paul Mescal as Connell in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe

Who would you cast to play yourself in the biopic of your life? The thought is prompted by a New York Times article this week in which that newspaper’(...)

Daisy Edgar Jones as Marianne in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe/RTÉ

Fans of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People are devoted types. They tend to hold the book’s mismatched-but-also-kind-of-perfect-together couple, Marian(...)

Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal) in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe / BBC / Element.

Normal People, the hit Irish drama made by Element Pictures, has been sold to more than 20 countries worldwide by its international distributor Endeav(...)

Normal People: Paul Mescal as Connell. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element/RTÉ

Hettie Macdonald directed the all-time-classic Doctor Who episode Blink, a phantasmagorical tour de force rightly regarded as one of the Time Lord’s g(...)

The spaghetti strap sundress Marianne wears for an afternoon bike ride and an ice cream. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element/RTÉ

Would it make a person really shallow if their favourite thing about the TV adaptation of Normal People was Marianne’s wardrobe? Asking for a friend. (...)

The task of bringing literature to television is always a fraught one, but the team-up between two of Ireland's most talented artists, director Len(...)

Sally Rooney: the BBC will screen its adaptation of her second novel, Normal People,  in the spring. Photograph: Amy Sussman/Getty

The BBC is to continue its burgeoning relationship with Sally Rooney by adapting the 29-year-old Irish author’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with F(...)

Normal People: Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones in the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s coming-of-age novel

The first official trailer for Normal People, Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel, has been released. Rooney has adapted her coming-of-age book as a 1(...)

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