Brendan Gleeson

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In Bruges: on unexpected holiday with Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson’s hitmen
While the comic possibilities of incompetent hitmen are endless, In Bruges is a true masterpiece of art and absurdity that rewards multiple viewings

Elizabeth Quinn

26, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Frankie review – Ira Sachs' bickering poshos bore us to tears
Isabelle Huppert sleepwalks through a film that proves even great directors are capable of crimes against cinema

Peter Bradshaw

25, May, 2021 @8:44 AM

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Domhnall and Brian Gleeson: 'People will be surprised to see us in a comedy like this'
New sitcom Frank of Ireland sees the brothers swap Hollywood for erection gags. They discuss its genesis in country music, working with family and their appreciation of swearing

Alexi Duggins

10, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Comey Rule review – are we ready for the first Trump TV drama?
Jeff Daniels takes on the role of former FBI director James Comey in a patchy and misguided miniseries about his much-publicised fall from grace

Charles Bramesco

24, Sep, 2020 @7:03 AM

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Oxymoron alert as German economic slowdown accelerates | Brief letters
Brief letters: Oxymoron corner | Front-page news | Charity shop ethics | Churchill’s imitators | Clare in the Community


25, Sep, 2019 @5:07 PM

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TV Tonight: Brendan Gleeson gets the family together for a comedy classic
Five members of the Gleeson gang team up for a tale of a has-been psychic, while cutting-edge technology examines the skeletons of the Mary Rose. Here’s all the best TV to tune in for

Mike Bradley, Ellen E Jones, Hannah J Davies , David Stubbs and Paul Howlett

17, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs review – the Coens go way out in the west
The six accomplished short stories run the gamut from comic to downbeat

Simran Hans

10, Nov, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Too much TV! The big-budget shows you probably haven't heard of
Mr Mercedes, Future Man, Sweetbitter and StartUp – all real TV shows, all largely unwatched and unloved. But should you bother with them?

Stuart Heritage

09, Jul, 2018 @10:54 AM

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On my radar: Brendan Gleeson’s cultural highlights
The star of Hampstead and Alone in Berlin on his Flann O’Brien obsession, the most thrilling piece of theatre he’s ever seen, and discovering Caravaggio

Interview by Kathryn Bromwich

02, Jul, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Alone in Berlin review – misfiring anti-Nazi drama
Vincent Perez’s film about subversion in wartime Berlin fails to be lifted by Brendan Gleeson’s stoic protagonist

Simran Hans

02, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Alone in Berlin review – couple wage a quiet war against Hitler
In this affecting drama, Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson play a grieving husband and wife who embark on dangerous acts of resistance

Peter Bradshaw

29, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Hampstead review – ghastly faux-mance
Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson star as an unlikely couple in this prettified version of a homeless man’s story

Wendy Ide

25, Jun, 2017 @7:00 AM

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