Sharon Horgan

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Writer and actor Sharon Horgan has signed a two-year deal with Amazon. Photograph: Michael Rowe/Getty Images

Irish screenwriter and actor Sharon Horgan, the woman behind Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe and HBO series Divorce, has signed a two-year exclusive deal(...)

The Young Offenders

It’s still so young as a medium: not even a century old. But so much has happened to television recently, it’s hard to say how we’ll be watching it by(...)

Muireann O’Connell: ‘My favourite restaurant is Jack’s Coastguard in Cromane, Co Kerry.'

Favourite TV show? At the moment it’s Motherland, which is written by Sharon Horgan and Graham Linehan. I’m not a parent, but it’s one of the funnies(...)

Comedian Alison Spittle: her show 'Nowhere Fast' starts on RTÉ 2 on Monday, November 13th.

In an old glue factory in Swords, an outhouse has been renovated to resemble a small radio station. The comedian Alison Spittle is playing a disgraced(...)

From left, Philippa Dunne, Diane Morgan, Anna Maxwell-Martin, Paul Ready and Lucy Punch in Motherland. Photograph: Colin Hutton

Following the promising conception of its pilot late last year, a new comedy from Sharon Horgan, Graham Linehan, Helen Linehan and Holly Walsh has fin(...)

 Sharon Horgan:  “The  lists of directors, no matter how hard you try, are overwhelmingly male.” Phototographg: Rob Kim/Getty Images

Irish writer and comedian Sharon Horgan has spoken out against the “overwhelmingly male-dominated” lists of directors that still dominate the televisi(...)

From the Hollywoo hills: A scene from Bojack Horseman

The longest face in Hollywoo (whose iconic showbiz sign lost its ‘D’ way back in series one) still belongs to Bojack Horseman (Netflix, streaming from(...)

“Jokes are a very powerful way of getting an idea to travel around a world very quickly,” says Deborah Frances-White

“Sometimes comedians make jokes that marginalise people and people say ‘oh, that doesn’t make me feel good’, and they’ll say ‘oh, the PC brigade, ugh’(...)

House of Cards: guess which streaming service we’re not on?

For a whole generation of people, Netflix, to a lesser extent Amazon Prime – and, let’s face it, the legal grey area of streaming – have become televi(...)

If necessity is the mother of invention, it also begets collaboration. Following the untimely death of drummer Jon Brookes in 2013, Tim Burgess and co(...)

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