Channel 4 drama It’s a Sin: Heart-breaking, gut-punching and already a word-of-mouth hit.

Watching all five episodes of It’s a Sin at the weekend – breaking between each one for recovery – was an exercise in face-mopping, with occasional re(...)

It’s a Sin: the cast has a Trainspotting-esque quality of big names on the brink, such as Olly Alexander

Russell T Davies is one of the great auteurs of modern British TV, and he’s shooting for the stratosphere with It’s a Sin (Channel 4, Friday, 9pm). Th(...)

Tracey Ullman as Michael Gove on Tracey Ullman Breaks the News. Photograph: BBC

The Graham Norton Show Friday, BBC One, 23.05pm The guests on Graham’s sofa are Ethan Hawke, who stars in First Reformed, Toni Collette, starring in(...)

Neil Jordan: Last September, Variety described him a showrunner on Riviera.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Is it time to drag out the old saw about the ambitious starlet who was so stupid she slept with the writer? Too late. We’ve done it. Throughout Holly(...)

Charlie Hunnam: “In any life, there are always big decisions to make”

Get set for glottal stops. Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur casts Charlie Hunnam as the titular sword-puller, a cheeky monarch from the same lineage as Ray W(...)

In the old days we circled our favourite shows in newspaper television listings (ask your grandparents about these) and made ourselves available by(...)

Aidan Gillen: In his latest film, Mark Noonan’s You’re Ugly Too, he plays a troubled man, recently released from prison, who is forced to care for his alert, back-talking niece. Photograph: Reuters

Aidan Gillen is a versatile sort of fellow. Now 47, the Dubliner has barely rested since signing up with Dublin Youth Theatre three decades ago. He(...)