Rose Matafeo

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Snort review – Rose Matafeo mucks in with merry improv team
A gang of New Zealand comics and their very special guests become Elvis impersonators, hobbits and chimney sweeps in a fun fringe night

Brian Logan

15, Aug, 2022 @12:22 PM

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Yes we can! Music, comedy and books to inspire confidence
From Megan Thee Stallion’s brag-rap to Rose Matafeo’s breakup standup, our critics round up the best art devoted to empowerment

Rachael Healy, Francesca Hughes, Sam Jordison, Jenessa Williams and Kate Wyver

01, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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TV tonight: Martin Compston stars in psychological drama Our House
The Line of Duty mainstay heads the cast of ITV’s new thriller. Plus: Prof Carl Chinn investigates the origins of the real Peaky Blinders. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Hannah Verdier, Jack Seale and Simon Wardell

07, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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TV tonight: the Starstruck lovers’ worlds collide at a glitzy bash
More obstacles for Tom and Jessie when his brother turns up less than sober. Plus, a look at the thought processes of two of the world’s worst dictators. Here’s what to watch tonight

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Jack Seale, Henry Wong and Simon Wardell

21, Feb, 2022 @6:20 AM

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The week in TV: This Is Going to Hurt; Chloe; Inventing Anna; Starstruck
Adam Kay’s medical black comedy tempers gore with nuance; two social media imposters go head to head; and Rose Matafeo returns with more easy Starstruck charms

Barbara Ellen

13, Feb, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Starstruck review – a lovely, warm, witty return for Rose Matafeo’s big-hearted romcom
Sweet, occasionally swoon-worthy and magical when binge-watched: this comedy’s second series two sees Jessie and Tom pick up exactly where they left off

Rebecca Nicholson

07, Feb, 2022 @10:20 PM

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On my radar: Rose Matafeo’s cultural highlights
The Starstruck ​creator and ​​star reveals her passion for ​Joan Collins,​ J-pop and all-you-can-eat vegetarian buffets

Kathryn Bromwich

05, Feb, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Starstruck star Rose Matafeo: ‘Success freaks me out! It’s a gut-punch’
The creator of the hit BBC romcom talks about having less than a day to enjoy its triumph – and how extreme nerd-dom got her through 2021

Stuart Heritage

24, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021, No 9: Starstruck
Rose Matafeo plays troublemaker Jessie in a moreish comedy series that brings joy, heartbreak and meet-cutes with a movie star

Hannah J Davies

10, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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From Riz Ahmed to Michaela Coel: who should be the next Doctor Who?
Jodie Whittaker’s departure from the BBC role has been heavily rumoured – but who should be next in the Tardis? Here are 14 faces we’d love to play the 14th Doctor

Martin Belam

22, Jun, 2021 @3:25 PM

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The week in TV: Viewpoint; Saved By a Stranger; This Time With Alan Partridge, Starstruck and more
ITV’s new drama proved memorable for all the wrong reasons; there were tears and thanks with Anita Rani; and Rose Matafeo’s sitcom delights

Euan Ferguson

02, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Starstruck review – Rose Matafeo’s millennial fairytale
Co-written by the standup and Alice Snedden, this series about a struggling twentysomething who has a one-night stand with a film star is both improbable and rather enjoyable

Lucy Mangan

25, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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