Martin Freeman

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‘None of it has felt insurmountable’: Amanda Abbington on Sherlock, divorce 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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‘Gorgeous is my business’ … how blond billboard bombshell Angelyne became an LA icon
Mystery has shrouded Angelyne ever since her giant ads besieged LA. Now a new drama starring Emmy Rossum and Martin Freeman is telling her astonishing story – and she’s furious about it. We track down the pink-Corvette-driving star

Sian Cain

19, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The week in TV: The Responder; Trigger Point; The Gilded Age; Survivors: Portraits of the Holocaust
As a Liverpool copper in meltdown, Martin Freeman excels in Tony Schumacher’s unmissable drama; the clock’s ticking for ITV’s new bomb disposal series; and Downton Abbey, New York-style

Barbara Ellen

30, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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TV tonight: Martin Freeman is at the end of his tether in The Responder
The actor adopts a scouse accent for his gritty portrayal of an officer in crisis. Plus, it’s tough times in Keeping Up With the Aristocrats. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Alexi Duggins and Henry Wong

24, Jan, 2022 @6:10 AM

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‘Something is about to go off’ – Martin Freeman on playing an explosively dodgy cop
The Hollywood star is playing a Liverpudlian officer on night patrol in The Responder, pinching cigarettes off corpses and eating their unfinished meals. How true to life is this? And how’s his Scouse accent?

Mark Lawson

07, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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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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