Nicholas Hoult

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TV tonight: Joe Gilgun is brilliant in the return of Brassic
The lively residents of Hawley are back for a fourth season. Plus: Gillian Anderson is perfectly cast in The Great. Here’s what to watch today

Hollie Richardson, Hannah Verdier, Ali Catterall and Graeme Virtue

07, Sep, 2022 @5:20 AM

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TV tonight: a complicated end to Martin Freeman’s family comedy-drama
Ally (Haggard) and Paul (Freeman) have a dramatic argument in Breeders. Plus: will four months of simulated parenting change a woman’s view of motherhood? Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ellen E Jones, Ali Catterall and Danielle De Wolfe

31, Aug, 2022 @5:20 AM

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The Great series two review – Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult return in TV’s most riotously entertaining show
Every line of the script brims with wicked hedonism, as this gripping period drama gets into its groove – and war rages between Fanning’s Catherine and Hoult’s Peter

Jack Seale

27, Jul, 2022 @10:05 PM

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TV tonight: see Elle Fanning’s Emmy-nominated turn as Catherine the Great
Season two of The Great sees the return of Fanning and Nicholas Hoult. Plus: the BBC brings back Sartre’s The Roads to Freedom. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Danielle De Wolfe, Henry Wong and Phil Harrison

27, Jul, 2022 @5:10 AM

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‘I don’t want any stage school brats!’: Sylvia Young on nurturing Billie Piper, Daniel Kaluuya and a host of stars
For 50 years, Sylvia Young’s theatre school has trained the likes of Dua Lipa, Nicholas Hoult and a ‘very naughty’ Amy Winehouse. The 82-year-old tells us how it started – and why she expelled her own daughter

Emine Saner

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Charlize Theron ‘felt so threatened’ by Tom Hardy making Mad Max she required on-set protection
New book details allegations of unprofessional behaviour and aggression during making of George Miller’s 2015 blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road

Catherine Shoard

23, Feb, 2022 @12:41 PM

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Move over, The Crown! Why The Great is the racy royal drama you need to watch
With its punchy scripts and feminist gaze, the subversive period drama has become a word-of-mouth hit. As it returns, stars Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult talk racy Russians, randy frogs – and the weird things they’ve robbed off the set

Hollie Richardson

26, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Those Who Wish Me Dead review – Angelina Jolie feels the heat in forest fire thriller
Angry, boozy and haunted by her past, a smoke-jumper faces unexpected dangers in this fierce action film set in the Montana wilderness

Peter Bradshaw

12, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The week in TV: The Great; A Discovery of Witches; Staged; Death in Paradise; Winter Walks
All hail a rollicking, occasionally true history of Catherine the Great, Sky’s spooky Elizabethan gem, and the simple pleasures of a quiet winter walk

Euan Ferguson

10, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Nicholas Hoult: ‘Part of your brain doesn’t want to walk down a corridor naked’
From starring opposite Hugh Grant aged 11 to joining the X-Men, does nothing faze the actor? Well, there was one scene for his latest role ...

Emma Brockes

02, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Great review – gleefully garish new series from The Favourite writer
Created by Oscar nominee Tony McNamara, a retelling of Catherine the Great extends the film’s sharp, anachronistic absurdity into a patchy 10-hour series

Adrian Horton

13, May, 2020 @7:54 PM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the UK: No 6 – The Favourite
Yorgos Lanthimos served up a gout-ridden Queen Anne, a social-climbing viper and a pistol-packing Churchill. No wonder the awards juries lapped it up

Catherine Shoard

13, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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