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TV tonight: the Manchester Arena attack victim who grew up 10 miles from bomber Salman Abedi
Worlds Collide looks at the aftermath of the Ariana Grande concert bombing. Plus: Joe Lycett gets cooking with Aisling Bea in Split. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Henry Wong, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

11, Apr, 2022 @5:10 AM

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Home Sweet Home Alone review – surprisingly funny festive sequel
Borat co-writer Dan Mazer and a comically adept cast including Ellie Kemper, Kenan Thompson and Rob Delaney, make for a diverting enough retread

Benjamin Lee

12, Nov, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Aisling Bea: ‘I was completely burnt out – I definitely became less nice’
Irish actor Aisling Bea on writing This Way Up in lockdown while filming the new Home Alone movie reboot, women’s inner lives and her abiding love of potato waffles

Rachel Aroesti

30, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Do we really need a new version of Home Alone?
A new trailer has surfaced for Home Sweet Home Alone, which looks to be a sequel that’s also a carbon copy of an original that doesn’t need bettering

Stuart Heritage

13, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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TV tonight: Changing Rooms is back … and it’s had a makeover of its own
Linda Barker and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen return with a revamped version of the renovation staple. Plus: Fake or Fortune? Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue, Hannah J Davies, Ellen E Jones and Paul Howlett

18, Aug, 2021 @5:20 AM

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TV tonight: awkward confessions continue in Aisling Bea’s hilarious stealth hit
This Way Up, the nuanced and singular comedy continues. Plus: globetrotting art sleuths get to work in Fake or Fortune? Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale and Paul Howlett

04, Aug, 2021 @5:20 AM

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The week in TV: This Way Up; Naomi Osaka; Our NHS: A Hidden History; Schmigadoon!
Aisling Bea’s pitch-perfect, bittersweet comedy is back; behind the scenes of Naomi Osaka’s recent troubles; and David Olusoga digs into NHS racism

Barbara Ellen

18, Jul, 2021 @8:30 AM

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This Way Up series two review – TV so good it’s indistinguishable from magic
Co-starring Sharon Horgan, Aisling Bea’s delightful, devastating comedy about mental health and sisterhood remains the perfect showcase for the pair’s prodigious talents

Lucy Mangan

14, Jul, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Aisling Bea and Friends review – a ridiculous, furious treat
The Irish comedian and guests Nish Kumar and Fatiha El-Ghorri lift their crowd’s soggy spirits with some choice gags

Brian Logan

05, Jul, 2021 @12:04 PM

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What a joke: the 10 funniest comedy shows of 2020
There wasn’t a lot to laugh about as venues closed and gigs were cancelled. But standups still delivered silly, edgy and heartfelt gags. Our critic picks his favourite new material

Brian Logan

21, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Greenwich Comedy festival review – starry lineup relishes return of live banter
Sara Pascoe, Rich Hall and Aisling Bea warm to an excited crowd – and a divine heckler – in the chilly outdoors

Brian Logan

27, Sep, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Love Wedding Repeat review – laboured Netflix romcom farce
A low-budget and lowbrow comedy repeats events at a wedding with slight differences but can’t turn an intriguing set-up into something worthwhile

Benjamin Lee

10, Apr, 2020 @7:01 AM

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