Louis Theroux

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Louis Theroux may be sympathetic, but he is a film-maker, not a mental health professional

There are many reasons for postnatal depression, the despair that one in five women experience after giving birth. One factor is the vast discrepancy (...)

Louis Theroux really knows how to pick them

One of the necessary correctives in society’s treatment of rape and sexual assault cases is to begin by believing the victims. That shouldn’t be a con(...)

And Breathe Normally

And Breathe Normally January 4th Set in the isolated Reykjanes Peninsula, And Breathe Normally sees the life of a struggling Icelandic single mother i(...)

 Nicole Kidman joins Graham Norton on Friday. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm After a heroic performance on Saturday which saw Ireland defeating the All Blacks by 16-9, man of the match(...)

Adam Buxton: his interviews are gentle, funny and compassionate.
Podcasts: Adam Buxton

Podcasts are a particularly special medium because of their propensity for incredible specificity. For example, if I want to listen to a podcast about(...)

A scene from ‘Good Girls’. Photograph: Netflix

Good Girls (Netflix, July 3rd) Who doesn’t want to see Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks and Retta from Parks and Recreation gleefully tear apart a superm(...)

Dr Sinead McArdle, a consultant in emergency medicine in the Mater Hospital

There are some people who can keep their cool in a crisis, like nerveless trained professionals in a hospital’s A&E department. And then there are(...)

Junk Ensemble and Tom Clonan perform Soldier Still at the Mac, Belfast

Soldier Still The Mac, Belfast Tuesday October 17th & Wednesday October 18th 7.45pm £12-£25 belfastinternationalartsfestival.com A hit at this ye(...)

Louis Theroux is back in teh US for his new series,  Dark States.  Photograph: Freddie Claire

Louis Theroux’s interview technique is blunt and relentless, like a terse interrogation designed to coax an exact confession. “Do you have a job?” he (...)

The engaging Damsin Idris as Franklin Saint in  Snowfall

Opening with a swooping, twirling camera shot through the hazy summer sunshine of South Central LA, over a song that would provide the hook to Califor(...)

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