Mark Gatiss

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The Motive and the Cue review – Gielgud and Burton battle it out
Mark Gatiss and Johnny Flynn star in Jack Thorne’s play about the prickly pair’s 1960s Broadway production of Hamlet

Arifa Akbar

03, May, 2023 @8:42 AM

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The Way Old Friends Do review – super troupers shine in a fun, frothy comedy
Two friends put together an Abba tribute band and explore ideas of male friendship, homophobia and family in Ian Hallard’s witty play

Arifa Akbar

19, Mar, 2023 @1:06 PM

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Mark Gatiss: ‘I’m terrified that we are losing the caff for ever’
The actor and director on his fears for a British institution, the day he stopped being vegetarian and why he’s a fast eater

Tim Lewis

21, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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‘Ghost stories are essentially optimistic’: Mark Gatiss leads a spooky on-air Christmas
League of Gentlemen star’s two programmes are part of a rich seam of shows about the supernatural this year

Tara Conlan

23, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mark Gatiss: ‘The way the government has embraced cruelty as a badge of honour is horrible’
From The League of Gentlemen to last year’s A Christmas Carol, the writer, actor and director never seems to stop. He discusses mortality, the Tories, and the (brief) fear his career was over

Emine Saner

25, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Johnny Flynn and Mark Gatiss to play Richard Burton and John Gielgud in new play
Written by Jack Thorne and directed by Sam Mendes, The Motive and the Cue is about the famous 1964 production of Hamlet and will open at the National Theatre

Chris Wiegand

22, Nov, 2022 @1:46 PM

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The Unfriend review – manners can be the death of you in Steven Moffat’s comedy
Mark Gatiss directs Reece Shearsmith in Moffat’s cringe-tastic play that more than stands up next to the trio’s celebrated TV work

Ryan Gilbey

27, May, 2022 @10:26 AM

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‘None of it has felt insurmountable’: Amanda Abbington on Sherlock, separation and her fiancé’s nightmare fall
After her show-stealing turn in the Steven Moffat drama, the actor is returning to comedy with his play The Unfriend. She talks about why funny women intimidate men, her daredevil partner – and coping with the accident that befell him

Arifa Akbar

23, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Road Dance review – a sweeping Hebridean weepie
On the eve of war, a young woman is hit by a double disaster in this unabashed Scottish melodrama

Wendy Ide

22, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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The Road Dance review – boiling fury in tale of rape and denial in the Hebrides
There’s a wild rage against the backdrop of amazing landscape in an adaptation of John MacKay’s novel about a sex assault in a crofting community

Cath Clarke

16, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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TV tonight: Diane Morgan crashes The League of Gentlemen cast reunion
Deadpan one-liners cut the tension in the new series of Inside No 9. Plus: tone-deaf singers take to the stage. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Phil Harrison and Alexi Duggins

20, Apr, 2022 @5:20 AM

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The week in TV: The Amazing Mr Blunden; The Girl Before; The Wonder Years; Emily in Paris
Mark Gatiss updates another 70s time-travelling classic; murder mystery meets 50 Shades meets Grand Designs; and The Wonder Years gets a bold reboot

Barbara Ellen

26, Dec, 2021 @9:30 AM

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