Jan Sewell (‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ makeup and hair) on capturing Freddie Mercury from the mustache to the teeth [Exclusive Video Interview]

“It was something I had to take quite seriously,” says makeup and hair designer Jan Sewell about her work on “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Turning Rami Malek into “Queen” frontman Freddie Mercury was a ...

Sally Phillips interview: Ferdinand, Taskmaster, Smack The Pony, Veep

Louisa Mellor Dec 15, 2017 We chatted to actor and writer Sally Phillips about comedy, European accents, special cuddles, writing films and more... “I’m quite keen to meet a Finnish shaman, have you ...

BBC Christmas 2017 TV line-up announced

Louisa Mellor Nov 28, 2017 Here's a pick of the BBC's drama and comedy for this Christmas, including Doctor Who and The League Of Gentlemen... Get ready to mentally circle a few items in the festive ...

Baywatch, Björk and mimicking Madonna: 30 years of French and Saunders

With surreal silliness and spot-on parody, the comedy duo – who return to TV screens this Christmas – altered the face of comedy At the TV Baftas in 2009, French and Saunders were given a joint ...

French and Saunders film version of The Handmaid's Tale in Christmas special

Comedians Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders prepare parodies as they revive sketch show 30 years after its first outing Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are to return to TV screens this Christmas, ...

The Outsider’s Opinion: Who Can Play the New Doctor Who?

Tom Jolliffe with an outsider’s opinion on who could play the next Doctor in Doctor Who… There’s a certain level of fandom reserved for a select type of film or TV show. Think of Trekkies, or Star ...

French & Saunders: watch their best movie spoofs here

Simon Brew Louisa Mellor Nov 25, 2016 As Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness announce their own TV show of movie spoofs, we celebrate the work of Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. The news today that ...

Compelling, seductive horror: have you been watching Penny Dreadful?

With the introduction of Helen McCrory as a bewitching villain, a gripping romance and a new accent for Billie Piper, the undead gothic mystery has found a new lease of life The first series of Penny ...

Tim Key Q&A as it happened

Enigmatically droll comedian Tim Key is in Edinburgh with his show Single White Slut, and hes answered your questions from what it was like being trussed in tinfoil for the Alan Partridge movie to ...

The House of Elliott Complete Collection

House of Elliott Mr Selfridge, Downton Abbey and The Paradise have introduced a new generation of TV watchers to early 20th century fashions. Therefore, Acorn Media’s November 5 release of House of ...

Anna Wing obituary

Actor who became a household name in her 70s as Lou Beale in EastEnders When Anna Wing took on her most famous role, in EastEnders in 1985, the Sun ran the headline: "Enter the dragon ... Lou Beale!" ...

Jennifer Saunders: 'BBC can't afford new French and Saunders'

Jennifer Saunders has said that there won't be another series of French and Saunders. Along with comedy partner Dawn French, Saunders has appeared in seven series of the sketch show which ran between ...

Miranda the Mad March wedding planner | Zoe Williams | Saturday sketch

The comedy spinster led the last-day stunt for Comic Relief as she helped a couple from Kent prepare to tie the knot Miranda Hart is more than a force of nature: she is a force of entertainment; she ...

Miranda Hart: 25 reasons why I love Comic Relief

As Comic Relief celebrates 25 years of fundraising, Miranda Hart shares her favourite things about Red Nose Day Donate to Comic Relief here • I love the idea of doing something Funny for Money to ...

Grammy Winner to Perform at the 87th Academy Awards Show

Norah Jones: Grammy winner to sing Ted song at 2013 Oscar ceremony Norah Jones, the Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, will perform Walter Murphy and Seth MacFarlane’s “Everybody Needs a Best ...

Top TV spoofs: 'Don't I know you from Lark Pies To Cranchesterford?'

From the House of Idiot to Uptown Downstairs Abbey to Hunderby there are a host of pitch-perfect pastiches. But what makes a good spoof? And is it just period dramas that are ripe for imitation? It ...

Take five: classic TV drama box sets

There's plenty of top-class British TV if you want to dodge this summer's sport, from Brideshead Revisited to House of Eliott If no amount of British sporting fortitude, personal triumph and parental ...

Dawn French on 'Superstar's Andrew Lloyd Webber: 'He is a tiptop gent'

Dawn French on 'Superstar's Andrew Lloyd Webber: 'He is a tiptop gent' Dawn French has described her Superstar colleague Andrew Lloyd Webber as a "tiptop gent". French, Jason Donovan and Mel C have joined Webber on his search for a new theatre star to lead the cast of ...

Coles revamps Flybuys loyalty scheme in ad offensive featuring Dawn French

Coles has launched a new campaign to introduce a “supercharged” version of its loyalty scheme Flybuys. Vicar of Dibley and French and Saunders actress Dawn French, who has appeared in ads for Tesco ...

Seth Green set to make animated Star Wars comedy within "next two years"

As a Robot Chicken enthusiast - made obvious via this review - I've long since heralded the mad genius of Seth Green. As unconventional as they come, Green has given us some of the best animated ...

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