Television & radio

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I Am Victoria review – a masterclass in what pushes a woman to the edge
In the new series of Dominic Savage’s searingly truthful dramas, Suranne Jones plays a mother trying to do it all … and hurtling towards a meltdown

Lucy Mangan

05, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Strictly’s first male couple: small steps for John Whaite, a giant leap for TV
Queer lives are increasingly visible on our screens, but with homophobia still rife the news that the former Bake Off winner will partner with a man on the show is a huge win

Scott Bryan

05, Aug, 2021 @12:09 PM

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Sid Owen on EastEnders, thieving and therapy: ‘School was hard because I didn’t have parents’
When the actor was a child, his father was sent to prison for armed robbery, and his mother died of cervical cancer. He discusses learning to fight, being mentored by Al Pacino, and the soap that saved him

Chris Godfrey

05, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Kitchen nightmares: do we need more celebrity cooking shows?
The release of Paris Hilton’s Netflix series where she semi-cooks semi-dishes is the latest in an increasing trend of stars spending more time in the kitchen

Stuart Heritage

05, Aug, 2021 @6:33 AM

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TV tonight: Suranne Jones in emotional tour de force I Am Victoria
Anxiety destroys a flawless domestic idyll in a new standalone drama. Plus: the inside story of life on board the Covid-hit Diamond Princess. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale and Simon Wardell

05, Aug, 2021 @5:10 AM

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Brian Henderson, Sydney newsreader and Bandstand host, dies aged 89
Tributes flow for ‘Hendo’, a ‘trusted face of television news’ who played a big role in Channel Nine’s ratings success

Amanda Meade

05, Aug, 2021 @1:39 AM

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Cooking With Paris review – Hilton in the kitchen? Prepare to have your mind blown
The Netflix show sees the heiress whip up ‘meals’ of glitter and gold with the likes of Kim Kardashian. But can someone really go through life without knowing what a whisk is?

Lucy Mangan

04, Aug, 2021 @12:03 PM

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What’s on Netflix and Amazon this month – August
Our monthly rundown of the best new releases on Netflix, Amazon, iPlayer, All4, Sky/Now and more in the UK

Hannah J Davies and Ammar Kalia

04, Aug, 2021 @8:20 AM

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TV tonight: awkward confessions continue in Aisling Bea’s hilarious stealth hit
This Way Up, the nuanced and singular comedy continues. Plus: globetrotting art sleuths get to work in Fake or Fortune? Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale and Paul Howlett

04, Aug, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Queen of comedy Charlotte Ritchie on Ghosts: ‘It’s loving, uncynical – and people fall over’
She got gross-out laughs in Fresh Meat, died superbly in Call the Midwife – and now she’s back communing with spirits in Ghosts. Is Charlotte Ritchie getting too famous to buy her own leggings?

Rebecca Nicholson

04, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Equalizer review – farcical fun with Queen Latifah’s avenging angel
The one-man A-Team is back on TV … except this time she’s a woman vigilante, defying a clunky script to tackle shady villains and deliver justice for those in need

Lucy Mangan

03, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Noel Clarke quits his own production company following sexual misconduct allegations
The film and TV actor has left Unstoppable Film and TV after more than 20 women accused him of bullying and harassment

Hannah J Davies

03, Aug, 2021 @11:14 AM

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