Griff Rhys Jones

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TV tonight: Tracey Emin and Martin Freeman pay tribute to artist Bridget Riley
Riley, considered a revolutionary painter, talks to Kirsty Wark. Plus: Children in Need. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Hannah Verdier, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

19, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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TV tonight: the rise and rise of the superhero franchise
Mark Kermode explores the fantasy franchises that have made millions. Plus: How to Beat Stress. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah J Davies, Hannah Verdier, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

19, Mar, 2020 @6:20 AM

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Griff Rhys Jones: save our Victorian treasures from teen vandals
President of preservation society says councils are failing in duty to protect heritage as craze for exploring derelict buildings grows

Jamie Doward

08, Mar, 2020 @9:20 AM

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How I eat ... | Griff Rhys Jones
How I eat: What fuels the funnybones of one of Britain’s favourite comedians?

Interview by Dale Berning Sawa

24, Mar, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I? review – humiliations of a hapless traveller
There’s no shortage of self-deprecating chatter as the comic looks back on a life of globetrotting in his touring show

Brian Logan

28, Feb, 2018 @12:36 PM

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'Fame proved toxic for the relationship': when comedy double acts split
David Baddiel, Andy Zaltzman, Richard Herring and other comics on fame, failure and friendship

Simon Parkin

27, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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'Visionary, master diplomat – and absolute smoothie': stars pay tribute to Peter Hall
He gave Peter Brook his big break, helped Elaine Paige conquer her fear, showed Griff Rhys Jones the joy of farce and dazzled a teenage Samuel West. They celebrate the great director who has died aged 86

Interviews by Chris Wiegand and Imogen Tilden

12, Sep, 2017 @6:40 PM

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The Miser review – a Molière mugfest
Heavily laboured jokes sink Griff Rhys Jones and Lee Mack in this 17th-century comedy of manners

Susannah Clapp

19, Mar, 2017 @7:50 AM

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The Miser review – Griff Rhys Jones presides over a relentless gag-fest
The audience is clobbered into submission by an anything-for-a-laugh Molière adaptation that casts Lee Mack – in his theatre debut – as the sane one

Michael Billington

13, Mar, 2017 @12:00 AM

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Media Monkey’s Diary: Sarah Vine v Kim Kardashian, Richard Desmond
Read Media Monkey’s diary from the Monday print pages


19, Apr, 2015 @5:45 PM

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Griff Rhys Jones to front BBC4 museum quiz show
The Quizeum will feature expert contestants answering questions about artefacts in the museum, taking part in treasure hunts and engaging in debates

Tara Conlan

11, Feb, 2015 @10:58 AM

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How about a cake sale to help the rich pay their taxes? | @guardianletters
Letters: I suggest Mr Rhys Jones sets his sights nearer home. He can find an equivalent mansion in the Marches for a quarter of London prices

06, Nov, 2014 @7:18 PM

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