Gay Byrne among the Aladdin’s Cave of toys that formed the backdrop for what continues to be the Late Late Toy Show.

In the analogue era, receiving RTÉ in most parts of Northern Ireland required an extra aerial. A symbol of reaching out for a signal from somewhere el(...)

Windsor Davies in “It Ain’t Half Hot Mum”: his eardrum-shattering bellow never failed to amuse viewers. Photograph: Wesley/Keystone/Getty

Windsor Davies Born: August 28th, 1930 Died: January 17th, 2019 It may seem unlikely, even in the world of British TV sitcoms, that an actor could (...)

Sylvia Anderson, co-creator and  voice of Thunderbirds Lady Penelope, has died aged 88. Photograph: Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

Thunderbirds co-creator Sylvia Anderson, best known for voicing Lady Penelope in the popular TV show, has died aged 88. A producer and writer, Ms And(...)

In an era when it takes a combination of ego, stupidity and startlingly orange hair and skin to hit the global headlines, you do start to think that (...)

Rabble roused: callers make Dublin sound like a cross between Trainspotting and Hogarth’s Gin Lane. Photograph: Culture Club/Getty

Iraq is torn apart by a bloody Islamist insurgency, Gaza is again ravaged by Israeli air strikes, the revolt in eastern Ukraine rumbles on, and the(...)

Popular BBC Radio Ulster presenter Gerry Anderson has died after a long illness. He was 69. Photograph: BBC Radio Ulster.

Northern Ireland is lamenting the loss of the great subversive, and often surrealistic, broadcaster Gerry Anderson who has died aged 69. Anderson was (...)

Night falls in Berlin. Look upwards from Alexanderplatz Station towards the Fernsehturm – around which Prussian mists gather ominously – and you could(...)

We’re two days away from the Cannes Film Festival and actor Brady Corbet is bustling around his Parisian apartment and packing for the occasion(...)