Thirty years ago, I worked at a theatre box office in London’s West End. Of an evening, staff from rival houses would gather for drinks in the “Italia(...)

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(...)

Neil Morrissey, Ed Byrne, Debbie McGee, Raphael Rowe, JJ Chalmers, the Rev Kate Bottley and Heather Small. Photograph: Brigid McFall

Now, how’s this for superior goading? “Kate has left the role that made her famous,” says a benevolent voice over on Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago (...)

City Hall in Dublin is illuminated in green for the four-day-long St Patrick’s festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Ray D’Arcy Show RTE One, March 17th, 9.45pm American TV host Jerry Springer will be talking about his show - which is in its 27th season - and w(...)

Mumblecore: Stephen Graham and Tom Hardy in Taboo

Tom Hardy hates sound recordists. As a child, one wronged him and he vowed revenge on the whole profession. His plan was simple: he would become one (...)

Lively crew: Dublin divorce lawyers, including  Amy Huberman (right), in Striking Out

RTÉ’s new series, Striking Out (Sunday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm), ostensibly a drama starring Amy Huberman, really poses a more curious question: what would h(...)