Jimmy Carr

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Host Paddy McGuinness on I Can See Your Voice. File photograph: Tom Dymond

Paddy McGuinness has amassed great power in the world of light entertainment. His hair has gone blond with this power. He is lord of all he surve(...)

Susie Dent: ‘There has never been a golden age of English. Even in the era of Keats and Shakespeare, people complained about the abuse of language.’ Photograph: Stewart Williams

The Countdown lexicographer on a life-long love of languages, accidental fame and why ‘gobsHIte’ isn’t as Irish as we think In the dumbed-down w(...)

Katherine Ryan’s new Netflix series The Duchess is a none-too-distant cousin of Catastrophe or Motherland, both co-written by Sharon Horgan. Photograph: Oliver Upton/Netflix

With a father from Cork, it stands to reason that Katherine Ryan’s stand-up comedy leans towards the ballsy and salty. It has led to many in her adopt(...)

‘Rebellious and brilliant’ … Ian Cognito.

Jimmy Carr and Jack Whitehall were among those paying tribute to comedian Ian Cognito, who died on Thursday night during an intimate gig. The stand-u(...)

Dorchester Presidents Club: undercover footage from the charity dinner. Photograph: Financial Times

“It was a catastrophe. You shouldn’t have done it. You really should not have done it,” declared one of Britain’s better known property investors this(...)

Actor  Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark onS BBC One this Sunday at 9pm. File photograph: Mammoth Screen/BBC/PA Wire

Sugar Rush Friday, Netflix In the last season of Aziz Ansari’s Master of None, his character Dev ended up hosting a fast-paced baking competition en(...)

Picnic at Hanging Rock: this six-part adaptation will set out to find the answers to what really happened

Puppy Love Monday, BBC1, 7.30pm Some mutts would much rather roll around in something smelly or run through a muddy puddle than subject themselves to (...)

Infinite non-comedic possibilities: Ed Aczel

If I wait another 18 years, then the spiral-bound calendar that has spent the last 10 years on my desk will finally be correct again, the days of the (...)

“I love the way people can  curate their own festival out of a programme with thousands of options. Essentially, it’s a month-long explosion of arts” Irishwoman Shone McCarthy, the new director of the Edinburgh Fringe

Hailstones are bouncing off the cobblestones, but the buskers across the Royal Mile from the Fringe Society’s bright blue door just keep on playing. (...)

 David Cameron makes a statement to the House of Commons over his personal finances after it emerged he had profited from an offshore fund.

David Cameron was at his crowd-pleasing best at the dispatch box yesterday, halfway between Houdini and Laurence Olivier in John Osborne’s The Enterta(...)

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