Martin Freeman

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Martin Freeman’s teenage obsessions: ‘I still think that rude-boy skinhead look is hard to beat’
The Hobbit actor, who is back on TV in the sitcom Breeders, recalls sharp dressing on a budget, discovering Public Enemy and how Michael Caine got him into film

As told to Rich Pelley

27, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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TV tonight: Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard are still chaotic parents
The duo return for another series of Sky One comedy Breeders. Plus: a Supervet Special. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

27, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Questions raised over charity seeking to buy JRR Tolkien's Oxford house
Project backed by Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman hopes to raise £4.5m for the purchase, but there are concerns about intentions of Christian groups involved

Alison Flood

08, Dec, 2020 @12:14 PM

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Campaign to buy JRR Tolkien's house backed by Lord of the Rings actors
Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman support £4.5m crowdfunding campaign to turn the Oxford home where Tolkien wrote his most famous books into a museum

Alison Flood

03, Dec, 2020 @12:36 PM

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Jodie Comer to star in new BBC production of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads
The series has already begun filming at Elstree, following distancing guidelines, and will feature 10 of the original monologues as well as two new ones written by Bennett

Toby Moses

28, Apr, 2020 @8:51 AM

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The week in TV: Breeders, Alma's Not Normal, Tiger King and more
The departing Freeman-Haggard comedy hit dramatic heights

Euan Ferguson

12, Apr, 2020 @8:30 AM

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The week in TV: Breeders; The Trouble With Maggie Cole; Child of Our Time and more
Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard impress in Sky’s sweary parental comedy

Euan Ferguson

15, Mar, 2020 @5:30 AM

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The week in TV: The Politician; The $50 Million Art Swindle; The Conspiracy Files and more
Netflix’s new comedy about a would-be president is a vote-winner

Euan Ferguson

29, Sep, 2019 @4:30 AM

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Martin Freeman: ‘The detective’s moral dilemma drew me in’
The Sherlock actor on his new role as a real life police officer who broke the law to bring a double murderer to justice in A Confession

Vanessa Thorpe

11, Aug, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Martin Freeman tells Desert Island Discs: ‘Sherlock was no fun during split with Amanda’
The co-star of the BBC series talks about split with long-term partner on the Radio 4 show

Vanessa Thorpe

31, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Operative review – deep-cover spy thriller that forgets the thrills
Martin Freeman plays a Mossad agent who recruits Diane Kruger’s newbie to go undercover in Iran – but the resulting film is an unexciting mess

Peter Bradshaw

10, Feb, 2019 @6:15 PM

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Pinter Seven review – Danny Dyer and Martin Freeman on fire in glorious double bill
Dyer and Freeman excel as gunmen in The Dumb Waiter and Jamie Lloyd’s staging of A Slight Ache, with John Heffernan and Gemma Whelan, is a revelation

Michael Billington

07, Feb, 2019 @10:47 AM

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