Dick Van Dyke (R) and Mary Tyler Moore with Carl Reiner during a rehearsal of The Dick Van Dyke Show in 1963.

Born: March 20th, 1922 Died: June 29th, 2020 The screenwriter, actor and director Carl Reiner, who has died aged 98, was a man of remarkable talent a(...)

Aileen O’Reilly with John Grehan: ‘I know for a fact that if I didn’t get diabetes, I would now be a very unhealthy, fat, unfit 48 year old and, more than likely, a heavy smoker with a drink and drug problem.'

Imagine a scenario where humans didn’t need toilets – we’d eat and drink as usual but just magically evaporate our body waste. Think of the hours we’d(...)

House of Dragon, one of the planned Game of Thrones sequels, should fill the gap of the now binned Bloodmoon.

There’s trouble in Westeros. To some surprise, Bloodmoon, a much-discussed prequel to Game of Thrones, has been cancelled after the shooting of a pilo(...)

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(...)

Valerie Harper laughs during an interview in New York in January 1987. File photograph: AP Photo/Ron Frehm

Valerie Harper Born: August 22nd, 1939 Died: August 30th, 2019 “My name is Rhoda Morgenstern. I was born in the Bronx, New York, in December 1941. I’(...)

Valerie Harper: made the role of Rhoda her own. Photograph:  Ron Frehm/AP

Valerie Harper, who parlayed a sidekick role as the leading lady’s unprepossessing best friend on The Mary Tyler Moore Show into a star turn of her ow(...)

Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis in Sex and the City: still influential 20 years later

As if we needed reminding that the late 1990s was a golden era for TV, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of many much-loved series, among them Dawson’s (...)

Steve Bochco: created Hill Street Blues, LA Law and  NYPD Blue. Photograph: Monica Almeida/The New York Times

If Steven Bochco had done nothing else with his career, he would still deserve a weighty footnote in any history of US television for writing the firs(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
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JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, Co Wexford

Profits at the four-star Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare increased by 12 per cent in 2016 as a “bit more confidence” returned to the economy, the com(...)

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