Charlie Brooker

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Black Mirror: new trailer promises big stars and big shocks
The sixth season of the award-winning sci-fi thriller series is set to star Salma Hayek, Aaron Paul, Myha’la Herrold and Himesh Patel

Benjamin Lee

26, Apr, 2023 @4:26 PM

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‘By 10, I knew all about the impact of a nuclear blast’: growing up in the shadow of the bomb
From CND marches, to books, films and music, fear of the bomb was everywhere in the 1980s. Now, for many, the war in Ukraine has brought back that sense of dread

Zoe Williams

16, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The week in TV: Cat Burglar; Suspicion; The Fear Index; We Are Black and British
Charlie Brooker’s gaming hymn to Looney Tunes is spot-on; Uma Thurman goes awol in a new Apple thriller; and six Black Britons enjoy a passionate debate

Barbara Ellen

27, Feb, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘Really, actively, surprisingly brilliant’: the Top 5 interactive shows on Netflix
Think Cat Burglar is great? You need to try some of Netflix’s other brilliant interactive shows. Here are five that put Charlie Brooker’s show to shame

Stuart Heritage

25, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Cat Burglar review – Charlie Brooker’s note-perfect nostalgia trip for cartoon fetishists
Harking back to the glory days of cartoons, this ingenious interactive game makes you answer quiz questions to help the criminal Rowdy Cat get rich quick. Consider me hooked

Stuart Jeffries

22, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Charlie Brooker: ‘Mr Dystopia? That makes me sound like a wrestler’
As he releases the latest fruits of his new megabucks deal with Netflix – an interactive cartoon about a cat – the Black Mirror creator discusses gaming, nuclear war, and why his generation has wrecked the UK

Zoe Williams

21, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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As Black Mirror turns 10, just how well did it predict the future?
From chips – lots of chips – in our brains, to VR sex and Uber-style social media ratings, we rank every episode of the sci-fi series, from dystopian hogwash to shockingly prescient plots

Stuart Heritage

26, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! review – Rob Lowe raises idiocy to a high art
Produced by Charlie Brooker, this jam-packed sendup of hackneyed film tropes – from The Baguette Rule to The Smurfette Principle – is a perfect hour of fluff and nonsense

Lucy Mangan

28, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Attack of the Hollywood Cliches! Charlie Brooker and Rob Lowe churn out a shoddy tropefest
It’s got a fine lineup of film stars and critics, but this tedious tour of movie tricks feels like an opportunity missed. What were they all thinking?

Joel Golby

27, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Charlie Brooker: ‘Succession made me furious with envy’
The Black Mirror creator recalls his days as an acerbic TV critic, insulting rock royalty, and the shows that he is most jealous of in 2021

Sam Wolfson

18, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The week in TV: The Serpent; Black Narcissus; Death to 2020; Doctor Who; Spiral
The story of the charming psychopath who murdered travellers on the 70s hippie trail is the first great drama of the year

Euan Ferguson

03, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Charlie Brooker: ‘There’s a certain release in laughing into the abyss’
Black Mirror co-creators Brooker and Annabel Jones discuss new comedy special Death to 2020, and the importance of being silly in the face of disaster

Dorian Lynskey

26, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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