Jazzman John Thomson's guide to jazz: 'If you can’t swing, you’ve got no soul'

He spent six years lampooning jazz as The Fast Show’s Louis ‘Niiiice’ Balfour. But the actor actually loves the music. He recalls the ‘Ceefax jazz’ that first got him hooked Jazz. The very word ...

24 great comedy shows that deserve more love

We asked Den Of Geek’s writers to recommend brilliant comedy shows that deserve to have more of a fuss made about them. Here they are... Banging a drum about stuff we love is more or less our remit ...

Kevin Macdonald's Christmas in a Day: what happened next

The teenager whose illness is a moving highlight of the director's Christmas documentary is now on the mend No one who watches Kevin Macdonald's new documentary film will forget the scene: standing ...

The John Bensalhia Column: Long live Hooky Street

If Only Fools And Horses had started in the 21st century, it wouldn't have lasted for more than two series. Let me explain. Back in the early 1980s, a brand new sitcom was written by John Sullivan, ...