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‘We drank vodka to calm our nerves!’ Gogglebox stars on 10 glorious, hilarious years
Who knocks back the booze? Who was accused of being an axe murderer? And who’d rather be a plumber? As the TV-on-TV hit turns 10, its beloved characters reveal all

Scott Bryan

03, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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TV tonight: Matthew Macfadyen and Keeley Hawes in MP scandal drama
Macfadyen plays Labour politician John Stonehouse who attempted to fake his own death. Plus: Frozen Planet II: World of Wonder. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Danielle De Wolfe, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale and Graeme Virtue

02, Jan, 2023 @6:20 AM

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And … relax: film, music, art and books for chilling out
From a sun-dappled Japanese purgatory to a weightless infinity of mirrors, our critics recommend art that both stimulates and soothes

Jonathan Jones, Sam Jordison, Rebecca Liu, Hollie Richardson and Jenessa Williams

29, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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TV tonight: another bad decision in the quietly devastating Avoidance
Jonathan (Romesh Ranganathan) goes for a drink with his boss. Plus: Judi Love saves the day on Celebrity Gogglebox. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Ali Catterall, Ellen E Jones, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale and Stuart Heritage

08, Jul, 2022 @5:20 AM

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‘It’s just intoxicating’: why Gogglebox is up for a Bafta
C4’s armchair critics have helped recreate a shared sense of cultural life. We talk to the people behind an unlikely smash hit

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

07, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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How to Be a Rock Star by Shaun Ryder review – candid, brilliant and bizarre
The lead singer of the Happy Mondays and star of Celebrity Gogglebox mixes funny stories with moments of real poignancy as he looks back at three decades of rock’n’roll debauchery

Emma Garland

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Mary Cook’s delightful malapropisms while she watched TV will be missed by many | Rebecca Nicholson
The Gogglebox star was a joy to behold as she engaged in her unique way with the week’s programmes

Rebecca Nicholson

28, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘You think: are we really doing this?’: how TV’s strangest shows get made
Who green-lit The Masked Singer, or dreamed up a dating show about Prince Harry? Insiders reveal how madcap ideas go from page to small-screen sensation

Amelia Tait

06, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Gogglebox staff claim toxic culture behind scenes of hit show
Exclusive: ‘You don’t turn up to work to be screamed at for 12 hours a day,’ says one former worker

Jim Waterson Media editor

29, Jan, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Armando Iannucci: 'We're watching Cats five mins a night – to prolong the agony'
Kurosawa’s ‘uplifting’ film about poverty and Chernobyl are on the viewing roster of the Avenue 5 creator, who calls on the UK government to prioritise the arts sector

As told to Rich Pelley

19, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'I'd join you always': how Gogglebox's Leon and June captured our hearts
The Channel 4 show provides welcome respite in hard times, but it will never be the same after the deaths of its original and best-loved cast members

Ammar Kalia

11, May, 2020 @8:21 AM

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Gogglebox favourite June Bernicoff dies aged 82
Bernicoff had appeared on the Channel 4 series alongside her husband, Leon, who died in 2017

Hannah J Davies

08, May, 2020 @4:42 PM

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