Richard E Grant

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Richard E Grant to host 2023 Bafta film awards
Actor to host ceremony on South Bank with Alison Hammond fronting ‘access-all-areas’ Bafta Studio format

Jane Clinton

16, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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A regional accent can take you a long way. Just ask Daniel Craig | Alex Clark
Richard E Grant’s late wife, Joan Washington, knew the right moments to recall her Aberdonian roots. Sometimes it’s all about delivery

Alex Clark

15, Jan, 2023 @7:30 AM

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‘My father said he’d blow my brains out’: Richard E Grant tells of grief and trauma
The actor, whose wife died last year, talks to Desert Island Discs about his relationship with his parents growing up in Africa

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

06, Nov, 2022 @6:06 AM

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From the Triffids to Blake’s 7 and Ghostwatch: the BBC’s greatest cult classics
The Beeb has seemingly spent a century trying to scar the nation. Here are its most influential – and most terrifying – cult hits so far

Martin Belam

18, Oct, 2022 @2:39 PM

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A Pocketful of Happiness by Richard E Grant review – Tigger and his one true love
The vivacious actor’s weakness for gossip and glitz goes hand in hand with devotion to his wife in this touching diary, mostly written in the last year of her life

Rachel Cooke

26, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Richard E Grant on grief, fame and life without a filter: ‘I 100% believe that secrets are toxic’
He has delighted fans with his honesty about showbusiness – now he’s being just as open about the pain of losing his wife, Joan Washington. Is anything off limits?

Hadley Freeman

17, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Suspect review – James Nesbitt rages endlessly in unbearable Luther-lite
It proudly parades its lineup of A-listers, from Joely Richardson to Richard E Grant … but not even they (or Nesbitt’s wild scalpel-waving) can redeem this awfully cartoonish crime series

Rebecca Nicholson

19, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

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‘The enemy is the audience’: Robert Altman’s The Player at 30
The director’s razor-sharp Hollywood satire offered up a horribly prescient look at an industry turning away from creativity and toward commercialism

Noah Gittell

10, Apr, 2022 @6:07 AM

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie review – The Full Monty in drag
This gutsy musical comedy about a wannabe drag queen teenager adheres firmly to the Britfilm plucky outsiders template

Peter Bradshaw

16, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Richard E Grant reveals late wife Joan Washington had lung cancer
Actor says Washington, who died earlier this month aged 71, was diagnosed eight months before her death

Jedidajah Otte

11, Sep, 2021 @11:23 AM

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TV tonight: Nicola Walker stars in a gruesome new crime drama
Originally a Radio 4 drama set in Oslo, Annika has moved to Glasgow to join the Marine Homicide Unit. Plus: The Equalizer continues. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Ellen E Jones, Hannah J Davies and Simon Wardell

17, Aug, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Loki episode five recap: glorious mystery with Richard E Grant
The penultimate episode of the Disney+ series delivered, exploring the void and setting the scene for a thrilling finale

Andy Welch

07, Jul, 2021 @11:05 AM

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