‘He’s either a spook, from Special Branch or the work experience,’ observes Joanna Scanlan’s Detective Inspector Viv Deering of the young man in a suit impeding her progress in the investigation which dominates the 1st episode in this 3rd series of No Offence. ‘I’ve got more 5 O’Clock shadow than he has.’
Read on for reasons including why Scanlan thinks her character is ‘Paul Abbott in a dress’
In less than a fortnight we will know whether this show has won the 2 Emmys it is shortlisted for: Outstanding Actress (Sandra Oh, who you may recognise from Grey’s Anatomy) and Outstanding Writing for the UK’s own Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Read on for reasons including why there is humour here which will be much loved by Fleabag fans
Andrew Scott won our 2017 Best Theatre Actor monsta for his lead role in Hamlet (Almedia andHarold Pinter Theatre in the West End)and follows it up with a revival of this Simon Stephens monologue at the Old Vic.
Read on for reasons including how Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Zawe Ashton & Ian Hislop featured
‘I wouldn’t be here if he was a prick,’ remarks Martin Freeman of Sir Ian McKellen who celebrated his 79th birthday this weekend with a star-studded launch of his autobiographical new film McKellen: Playing The Part.
Read on for reasons including what McKellen regrets and the film’s highlights
‘I’m so fed up with the division between young and old in society,’ explains Sheila Hancock in a Q&A after a preview screening of her new film about a widow who befriends a guide many years her junior as she attempts to climb a Scottish mountain.
Read on for reasons including more about Hancock’s young co-star in this
‘Join the Liberals and widen your circle,’ jokes Hugh Grant to many laughs during this star-studded Q&A after a world premiere screening of the first of three episodes of A Very English Scandal which is to air on BBC1 next month.
Read on for reasons including how Sir Ian McKellen turned down a part in this