Frank Skinner

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‘That’s a belter!’ Three Lions and football singalongs storm the charts
Volley of fan favourites including Sweet Caroline and Atomic Kitten’s Whole Again climb the table ahead of Sunday’s Euros final

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Jul, 2021 @5:00 PM

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From New Order to Chris Kamara: England’s best and worst tournament songs
England football songs have run the gamut of emotions from misty-eyed hope to the musical expression of deep psychological malaise

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How we made Three Lions: David Baddiel and Ian Broudie on England’s Euro 96 anthem
‘I heard German fans singing it after they knocked England out. I had to resist throwing a TV out of the window’

David Baddiel and Rich Pelley

07, Jun, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Never stopped me dreaming: how Euro 96 illuminated our world
Twenty-five years ago, when football last came home, the Euros captured the hope and spirit of the time. Is there any chance this year’s tournament can do the same?

Simon Hattenstone

05, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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From standup to stanzas: Frank Skinner's terrific guide to poetry
The comedian’s new podcast is bursting with enthusiasm for poems. If standup forces him to be funny, here he forces himself to be true

Brian Logan

06, Oct, 2020 @9:32 AM

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Frank Skinner: Showbiz review – statesman of standup shows no sign of stiffening
Garrick theatre, London
His scattergun style leaves little room for depth, but the veteran gagsmith is still wonderful company as he tackles middle age

Paul Fleckney

16, Jan, 2020 @8:00 PM

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‘The Daily Mail mistook me for Charles II': five celebrities on their famous lookalikes
Bridget Christie, Frank Skinner, Ben Miller, Rylan Clark-Neal and Jade Thirlwall channel the famous people they get mistaken for

Joe Stone

11, Jan, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Frank Skinner review – Mr Funny Bones reaps big laughs
The former king of lad comedy moseys through a delightfully meandering set about ageing, fading libido and ‘the Strictly curse’

Brian Logan

05, Jun, 2019 @12:23 PM

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From soccer to sonnets: Frank Skinner plans to bring poetry to the masses
Comedian and radio DJ will ‘talk about poems like I talk about football’ in a weekly podcast

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

16, Mar, 2019 @12:33 PM

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Nina’s Got News review – Frank Skinner's debut play is fitfully funny
Some signature sex gags raise the odd laugh and a late religious theme intrigues – but really, the end can’t come too soon

Mark Fisher

09, Aug, 2018 @11:10 AM

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Three Lions breaks records to top the UK singles chart for a fourth time
Campaign to get Green Day’s American Idiot in the charts to mark Donald Trump’s UK visit falls short as single stalls at No 25

Laura Snapes

13, Jul, 2018 @5:00 PM

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No expense spared as England prepares for World Cup semi-final
From private jets to M&S waistcoats, open mosques to closed supermarkets, football fever grips the nation

Nazia Parveen, Alexandra Topping and Henry Jones

10, Jul, 2018 @6:07 PM

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