Ralf Little webchat – your questions answered on football, The Royle Family and Caroline Aherne

The actor and producer joined us live from the National Theatre to weigh in everything from his most-coveted role to which packet of crisps goes best with two pints of lager 1.09pm GMT Really sorry ...

A Halloween Electric Dreamhouse

Yesterday, amid a crush of sweaty people desperate for last-minute props, I visited a local Halloween superstore with my daughter, looking for a Pikachu mask. Well, there wasn’t much to choose from in ...

Katherine Parkinson: 'I'm scared of the brutality of Hollywood'

The Humans and It Crowd actor is about to star in a play about the world of humourless comedy fans. Good job she has experience in that field … It’s break time at a rehearsal space in south London ...

Mrs. Henderson Presents to transfer to the West End

Following a sell-out season at the Theatre Royal Bath this summer, Mrs Henderson Presents will open at the Noel Coward Theatre on Tuesday 9 February 2016.. Mrs Henderson Presents will star Tracie ...

Victoria Beckham’s Creepy Campaign Features 'Unconscious' Models

Victoria Beckham’s Creepy Campaign Features 'Unconscious' Models Victoria Beckham's new campaign for her Autumn/Winter 2015 collection is creating quite the stir. Though you wouldn't know it by the models, who are curiously posed to make them appear lifeless and ...

Viral Video Chart: Man of Steel trailer, Amazon's Zombieland, Oculus Rift

Watch trailers for the new Superman movie and the web comedy series, plus a grandmother tries a 3D virtual reality headset Wonder is the theme of this week's Guardian Viral Video Chart and we start ...

Mary Tamm obituary

Actor best known as the glamorous Time Lady Romana in Doctor Who The actor Mary Tamm, who has died of cancer aged 62, enjoyed two stints on popular television, first as the glamorous Time Lady Romana ...

Interview with Zam Salim about Up There

Dead funny It won the Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival at now it's about to have its British première at the Glasgow Film Festival. We ...

Culture flash: custard pies

This week's news in the arts In 1970, rock critic Lester Bangs wrote a review of the Stooges' album Fun House in which he spent the first 6,000 words musing on the divide between artist and fan. The ...

What’s So Funny About the Nazis, Rudolph Herzog?

A cartoon of Hitler on the cover of a Vanity Fair in November 1932. Rudolph Herzog, son of celebrated filmmaker Werner Herzog, was introduced to American readers this spring as the author of a newly ...

Rudolph Herzog: Punchlines from the abyss

Rudolph Herzog, son of Werner, tells Geoffrey Macnab what the Nazis did for joke-telling Hitler and Goering are on the radio tower in Berlin, looking at the crowds below. Hitler wants to do something ...