Richard Ayoade

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TV tonight: one hell of a dinner party in House of the Dragon
The Hightowers are squaring up against Westeros, plus Vicky McClure’s dementia choir prepare to record at Abbey Road studios. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Phil Harrison and Ali Catterall

10, Oct, 2022 @5:20 AM

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The Bad Guys review – Looney Tunes meets the Oceans in animated crime caper
Animal villains get a taste of being good in this sharp, snappy family film

Wendy Ide

03, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Bad Guys review – Tarantino-style kids’ crime caper is amiable animated fun
Sam Rockwell and Awkwafina are among the voices of a ragtag bunch of animal thieves in a derivative yet enjoyable Ocean’s 11-lite

Cath Clarke

30, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Souvenir: Part II – Joanna Hogg’s creative coming-of-age tale is a triumph
Part two of Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama, in which a young film-maker finds her creative path after a doomed love affair, is the director’s most accessible work to date

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

06, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Souvenir Part II review – a flood of austere sunlight in Joanna Hogg’s superb sequel
Hogg’s double-Swinton, highly autobiographical study of a young film-maker is less detached, more emotionally engaging, as we enter Julie’s world for a second time

Peter Bradshaw

03, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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From Riz Ahmed to Michaela Coel: who should be the next Doctor Who?
Jodie Whittaker’s departure from the BBC role has been heavily rumoured – but who should be next in the Tardis? Here are 14 faces we’d love to play the 14th Doctor

Martin Belam

22, Jun, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Garth Marenghi: how the Edinburgh award winner found his Darkplace
Our series exploring the stage origins of hit comedies continues with the cult hospital horror show that scared up audiences to become a fringe sensation

Rachael Healy

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Celebrity Crystal Maze review - rollicking fun with Richard Ayoade
Could you press 100 coloured buttons in the right order?! This celebrity special sees the bizarre tasks of the Crystal Maze prove an a-maze-ing distraction from the world’s woes

Lucy Mangan

03, Dec, 2020 @11:00 PM

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The 50 best comedians of the 21st century
From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest people of the era

Hannah J Davies, Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Brian Logan and Stuart Heritage

18, Sep, 2019 @2:45 PM

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Richard Ayoade: ‘I’m even more humble than people expect’
The comedian, 42, tells Rich Pelley about cheap shoes, law degree shaming, meeting The Edge and being from Ipswich

Rich Pelley

14, Sep, 2019 @1:01 PM

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Richard Ayoade on film-making, supporting Richard Gere and living with Ipswich inside him
The director, presenter, author and overachiever on a childhood wardrobe that said ‘youth is wasted on me’, Alex Turner, Alice Coltrane, Dinosaur Jr and Zazie Dans Le Metro

05, Sep, 2019 @12:01 PM

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TV tonight: Empire returns for the first time since the Jussie Smollett saga
The hip hop saga is back after a mid-season hiatus that packed in more drama than the show itself. Plus the Horrible Histories team have a scream in Ghosts. Here’s what to watch this evening

Gwilym Mumford, Hannah J Davies, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

15, Apr, 2019 @5:20 AM

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