Aidan Gillen

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Faith Healer review – Aidan Gillen is mercurial and mysterious in Brian Friel’s classic
Gillen, Niamh Cusack and Nigel Lindsay deliver haunting monologues in director Joe Dowling’s affectingly sombre production

Helen Meany

09, Dec, 2021 @1:57 PM

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Those Who Wish Me Dead review – Angelina Jolie feels the heat in forest fire thriller
Angry, boozy and haunted by her past, a smoke-jumper faces unexpected dangers in this fierce action film set in the Montana wilderness

Peter Bradshaw

12, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Pickups review – Aidan Gillen laughs at himself as he turns killer in meta-film
Directed by Jamie Thraves, the Game of Thrones actor’s sketches about the travails of mid-range celebrity are full of likable self-mockery

Cath Clarke

23, Oct, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Charlie Hunnam: ‘When Beckham came on set, tough guys turned into little girls at a Justin Bieber gig’
In King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, the Sons of Anarchy star reunites with Queer as Folk co-star Aidan Gillen – did they manage to survive a set full of jujitsu hardmen?

Ryan Gilbey

19, May, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Samantha Morton and Maxine Peake salute the genius of late director Antonia Bird
As a retrospective of the film pioneer’s work begins at the BFI, star friends pay tribute to her political spirit

Samantha Morton, Richard Eyre, Kate Hardie, Aidan Gillen, Mark Cousins and Maxine Peake

05, May, 2016 @5:35 PM

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A newspaper moment in Aidan Gillen's reading of The Dead
How James Joyce used the Daily Express to illustrate Ireland’s coming clash

Roy Greenslade

11, Jan, 2016 @8:15 AM

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Aidan Gillen: 'I hate fame – but I'd miss it too'
As the Game of Thrones star prepares to read James Joyce’s 16,000-word The Dead, he talks about getting on the boat from Dublin at 18 – and never looking back

Ryan Gilbey

09, Dec, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials review – more spectacle, less character
With star turns from Aidan Gillen and Lili Taylor, this young-adult sequel wades into the post-apocalyptic battlefield

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

13, Sep, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Inside Out, Eden, Southpaw: this week’s new films
Inside Out | Eden | Southpaw | The Legend Of Barney Thomson | Maggie | Best Of Enemies | Ruth & Alex | You’re Ugly Too

Steve Rose

24, Jul, 2015 @11:30 AM

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Queer As Folk box set review – just the thing if there’s a Cucumber-shaped hole in your life
With Aidan Gillen as alpha-gay filthy charmer Stuart, this turn-of-the-millennium exploration of life on Manchester’s Canal Street is full of sex, clubbing and heartbreak

Hannah Verdier

27, Mar, 2015 @7:00 AM

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On my radar: Aidan Gillen's cultural highlights

The actor talks to Bonnie Jack about Boyhood, the Bandini Quartet, his favourite app and the magic of the Curzon Soho

Bonnie Jack

09, Aug, 2014 @11:05 PM

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DVDs and downloads: The Wolf of Wall Street, Orange is the New Black and more
Guy Lodge reviews Martin Scorsese's surprise box-office hit, Jenji Kohan's Netflix drama and the rest of the week's big releases

Guy Lodge

17, May, 2014 @11:05 PM

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