Elizabeth McGovern: ‘I did feel like a fish out of water for a long time. I don’t anymore.’ Photograph: Aaron Richter/New York Times

The British period drama Downton Abbey launched in a nice teatime telly slot on ITV in 2010, looking decidedly out of place on a medium then defined b(...)

Amybeth McNulty: the 16-year-old Donegal actor has just finished filming season two of the Netflix series Anne with an E

“It’s wild. I’m insanely young to be doing all this stuff. I’m very humbled that I’m going through all this. I didn’t expect it at such a young age.” (...)

 Miranda de Pencier, Amybeth McNulty and Moira Walley-Beckett at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto. Photograph: George Pimentel/Getty Images

Anne with an E, the critically acclaimed series based on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Canadian novel Anne of Green Gables, and starring young Donegal actor (...)

 Even at the level of her complexion, the pale, red-haired Moll is out of step with her well-heeled island community.

Early in Michael Pearce’s fantastically promising debut feature, oddball heroine Moll Huntford (Jessie Buckley) tells us (in a dry voiceover that flag(...)

Emily Beecham as a thoroughly modern Millie

There’s quite rightly a great deal of buzz around Peter Mackie Burns’s spiky debut feature. Daphne, a character study that, much like its titular subj(...)

Retailers will defend themselves against keyboard warriors (and journalists like this one) who will rage against early onset Christmas by pointing out they are responding to demand

Merry Christmas everyone. Yes, yes, we know that the back-to-school ads are still being aired and many folk have yet to go on their summer holidays b(...)

An employee arranges a display on a Christmas tree during the opening day of the Christmas shop in the Selfridges, London,  Monday. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Oh Mr Selfridge! What were you thinking? There are still 145 shopping days until Christmas and already you have opened a festive shop and festooned it(...)

A hit with the ladies: the late Tony Ryan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Stories of Tony Ryan’s tough management style are legendary, and they come thick and fast in Ryan: A Legacy (RTÉ One, Tuesday), David Murphy’s insight(...)

Review: Diana
Review: Diana

The folk behind this already notorious life of Saint Diana – she who walked through minefields for our sins – should be thoroughly ashamed of themselv(...)