Little Birds: Juno Temple as Lucy Savage, with Hugh Skinner as the gay aristocrat she’s married off to

Little Birds (Tuesday, Sky Atlantic) is not a Sesame Street prequel. It’s the tale of an American innocent – is there any other kind? – who goes on an(...)

Tara Lynne O'Neill: 'I became an actor because I wanted to work with people. I found another family outside of my family'

When Tara Lynne O’Neill first auditioned for Derry Girls, she didn’t get the part because she looked too young. The gas thing is, her character – Ma M(...)

By the time you read this, unless I’ve had another wobble, I’ll be up a mountain. Photograph: Getty Images

I once did a questionnaire that tests your personality with the aim of assessing whether your leadership style is more Margaret Thatcher or Kim Jong-u(...)

Jennifer O’Connell: ’There is no commute to work, it’s true. There is also no getting away from work.’ Photograph: Getty Images

There are so many things to love about working from home. You’ve heard them all before – go on, go ahead and chew your arm off while I recount them ag(...)

Practise putting up a tent in the back garden and make sure to bring all pegs and ropes
Go camping in the wild

We’d all like to turn all the family electronics off and take everyone out in the fresh air. If you are prepared for an unholy row – just while you ba(...)

Harte scans the horizon for a herd: “There’s very little infrastructure there – we have to bring in our own water. But it’s funny how little you really need to be totally comfortable and happy.”

David Attenborough has a lot to answer for. I don’t even own a kitten, and yet I struggled to get through an episode of Planet Earth – which complete(...)

Egg and chips

The mere mention of egg and chips conjures up the pivotal scene in the film Shirley Valentine. Expecting his usual Thursday fare of steak and chips(...)

Natasha’s Basil & Black Pepper

Natasha’s Basil & Black Pepper€4.45 for 180g, €24.72 per kgThe price of this product might be high, but it has some unique selling points. It has (...)