Fiona Shaw, who has been nominated for her first two Emmys. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Two Irish actors are among the nominees for this year’s Emmy awards. Fiona Shaw received her first two Emmy nominations – in the categories of Suppor(...)

Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris and Lashana Lynch at the Bond 25 film launch in Jamaica. Photograph: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures

Anybody who doubts the continuing appeal of James Bond need only look to the furore generated by even the flimsiest snippet of gossip. The Daily Mail (...)

Andrew Scott: ‘Being gay certainly wasn’t allowed’ by the Catholic Church when he was a boy. Photograph: Aaron Richter/New York Times

Two weeks later in May and Andrew Scott might not have been safe venturing out in New York in public. The second season of Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Brid(...)

Fiona Shaw who won best supporting actress at the TV Baftas for her role in Killing Eve. Photograph:   Matt Crossick/PA

The BBC’s spythriller Killing Eve has triumphed at the TV Baftas, picking up three awards including a first Bafta for Irish actor Fiona Shaw, with its(...)

Emma Dabiri. Photograph: Olivia Harris

Growing up in Dublin, Emma Dabiri was the only black person in her sphere of vision. Now living in London, the academic, TV presenter and writer ta(...)

"In the western world, happiness is seen as the ultimate goal and I just don’t agree with that."

Jetting to New York to interview Christina Hendricks for The Observer, mirroring Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop regime in the name of research, and karaoke-in(...)

Sandra Oh in Killing Eve.  Photograph: Aimee Spinks

For anyone already pining for Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s note-perfect comedy which ended this week, you might consider Killing Eve (RTÉ Two, Wedn(...)

Fleabag: Phoebe Waller-Bridge in the final episode. Photograph: Luke Varley/Two Brothers/BBC

If Fleabag were a conventional comedy, the kind in which outrageous behaviour is indulged and applauded until it is safely resolved in a happy-ever-af(...)

The Hot Priest: Andrew Scott with Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag. Photograph: Luke Varley/Two Brothers/BBC

The Priest, like Fleabag herself, does not have a name. In the credits that roll after each episode of the hit BBC show he is simply “The Priest”. On (...)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott in Fleabag. Photograph: Luke Varley/Two Brothers/BBC

Fleabag, the hit BBC series created by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, will not have a third series, although fans obsessing over what will happen (...)

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