Withnail & I

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Worst holidays in cinema – ranked!
As Spider-Man: Far From Home and Midsommar bring the well-worn trip-gone-wrong back to the big screen, here are 20 of film’s most appalling vacations

Nicholas Barber

11, Jul, 2019 @11:05 AM

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An Accidental Studio review – the brief, brilliant life of HandMade Films
The company behind everything from Life of Brian to The Long Good Friday is lovingly recalled in this nostalgic documentary

Peter Bradshaw

26, Apr, 2019 @11:00 AM

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How George Harrison – and a very naughty boy – saved British cinema
The Beatle loved Monty Python so much, he set up HandMade Films to make Life of Brian – and rehabilitated the UK movie industry. But the studio’s fun couldn’t last

Nicholas Barber

03, Apr, 2019 @10:33 AM

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Letters: Michael Pickwoad obituary
Quentin Falk writes: He thought a production designer should think like a director and behave like a producer

Quentin Falk, Caroline Hewitt and Stephen Weeks

16, Oct, 2018 @5:11 PM

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Michael Pickwoad obituary
Production designer who worked on the film classic Withnail & I and on the TV series Doctor Who between 2010 and 2017

Anthony Hayward

03, Sep, 2018 @4:07 PM

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Top 10 Shakespearean stories in modern fiction
Countless books have the Bard’s dramas at their core. From Lady Macbeth of Mtsenskl to Withnail and I, here are some of the best

Edward Docx

28, Jun, 2017 @10:22 AM

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Frat's entertainment: why Animal House is still the king of college comedies
It may be tasteless, but National Lampoon captured the campus experience in a way no UK film has

John Patterson

19, Sep, 2016 @7:59 AM

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Readers suggest the 10 best fictional houseshares
Last week we brought you our 10 best fictional houseshares. Here, we present your thoughts on the fabulous flatmates that should have made the list

Sophie Sleigh-Johnson

21, Jan, 2016 @12:16 PM

The 10 best stoners
As Shakespeare is outed as a potential pothead and before September’s release of stoner movie American Ultra, here’s a tally of tokers from Withnail and I to Caddyshack

Tim Lewis

14, Aug, 2015 @11:00 AM

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May 1986: Withnail demands cake and fine wine – and an enduring cult classic is born
The much-loved Penrith tea room scene from Withnail & I (actually filmed at a chemists’ in Milton Keynes)

Euan Ferguson

19, Jul, 2015 @2:00 PM

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Richard E Grant: ‘I can never be an arse, or someone will tweet it’
The actor, 58, on life in the spotlight, why he relishes every moment and what he cooked for Meryl Streep

Eva Wiseman

18, Jul, 2015 @1:00 PM

Gone Girl, Life After Beth: this week's new films
Gone Girl | Life After Beth | Luna | Violette | Dracula Untold | You And The Night | Dolphin Tale 2 | Draft Day | Still The Enemy Within | Tony Benn: Will And Testament | The Great British Train Robbery – A Tale Of Two Thieves | Bang Bang! | Haider | Le Jour Se Lève | Withnail & I

Steve Rose

04, Oct, 2014 @5:00 AM

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