Dawn French

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‘Rogues or idiots’: Justin Welby condemns TV portrayal of clergy
Archbishop of Canterbury says vicars are ‘hard-working, normal people’ rather than ‘depressing’ depictions seen in TV dramas

Harriet Sherwood

24, Nov, 2021 @10:21 AM

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TV tonight: French and Saunders on their top female comics
The sketch comedy duo trawl through the archive for formative clips of Wood, Walters and more. Plus: Beck investigates a murder. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue and Simon Wardell

17, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Jordan North: 'Other kids were out drinking – I was watching the Vicar of Dibley'
The Radio 1 DJ and I’m a Celebrity runner up on a childhood spent watching sitcoms with his mum, from the Dawn French classic to The Royle Family and Keeping Up Appearances

As told to Hannah J Davies

16, Mar, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The week in TV: Bridgerton; Motherland; Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse and more
Netflix’s new costume drama was wonderfully preposterous – plus, when the father of Matilda met the mother of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle

Barbara Ellen

27, Dec, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Dawn French: 'I feel genuine grief about what is going on in the arts'
The comedian on working under Covid restrictions, exploring the nature-nurture debate in her new novel, and debating politics with her uncle

Miranda Sawyer

25, Oct, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Beverley Knight urges government to reopen theatres for sake of livelihoods
Performer stages protest to ‘go to bat’ for imperilled workforce overlooked by post-Covid reopening of schools, offices and pubs

Chris Wiegand

18, Sep, 2020 @2:57 PM

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The Vicar of Dibley is back – but is it the TV we need right now?
The sitcom is returning an upcoming telethon, so we will soon find out if Dibley is a) as comforting as ever, and b) ready for Zoom parish council meetings

21, Apr, 2020 @12:39 PM

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The week in TV: Breeders; The Trouble With Maggie Cole; Child of Our Time and more
Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard impress in Sky’s sweary parental comedy

Euan Ferguson

15, Mar, 2020 @5:30 AM

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TV tonight: Empire returns for the first time since the Jussie Smollett saga
The hip hop saga is back after a mid-season hiatus that packed in more drama than the show itself. Plus the Horrible Histories team have a scream in Ghosts. Here’s what to watch this evening

Gwilym Mumford, Hannah J Davies, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

15, Apr, 2019 @5:20 AM

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Snow White review – festive filth from Julian Clary and Dawn French
Rollerskating snowmen, a hydraulic dragon, a Strictly duo and Nigel Havers are among the attractions in this variety panto

Ryan Gilbey

13, Dec, 2018 @11:49 AM

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Emma Chambers fans wish for just one more misunderstood joke | Julia Raeside
The actor best known as Dibley’s Alice Tinker will be remembered for her full-beam warmth

Julia Raeside

25, Feb, 2018 @1:20 PM

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'Fame proved toxic for the relationship': when comedy double acts split
David Baddiel, Andy Zaltzman, Richard Herring and other comics on fame, failure and friendship

Simon Parkin

27, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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