Clare Balding

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Rio Ferdinand given OBE and Damian Lewis CBE in Queen’s birthday honours list
Gareth Bale, Eve Muirhead, Bonnie Tyler and Chi-chi Nwanoku among honourees from arts and sport

Caroline Davies

01, Jun, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Clare Balding’s year in TV: ‘My wife and I tried to eat at the table during the pandemic, but we’re back on the sofa’
The broadcaster on loving Ted Lasso, watching The Chase on +1, and presenting the BBC’s Tokyo Olympics coverage from Salford

Hannah J Davies

12, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Kirsty Young to anchor Queen’s platinum jubilee coverage on BBC
Presenter will return to broadcaster for first time since 2018 to oversee weekend of programming

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

02, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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TV tonight: the Winter Olympics are here
Clare Balding kicks off the daily Games roundup with the Beijing opening ceremony. Plus, Uma Thurman joins Graham Norton. Here’s what to watch tonight

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Simon Wardell

04, Feb, 2022 @6:20 AM

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The Comeback review – comedy that sparkles by double act The Pin
Described as ‘the cure for theatre’ by producer Sonia Friedman, Alex Owen and Ben Ashenden’s debut play is full of heart, pleasing pratfalls and endless flips of perspective

Brian Logan

16, Dec, 2020 @12:47 PM

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New RFL president Clare Balding wants women's game to become professional
Clare Balding said she aims to focus on the women’s game in her two years as the president of the RFL

Aaron Bower

16, Jul, 2020 @5:00 PM

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Clare Balding pulls out of arms trade dinner
Campaign group urged broadcaster to rethink over companies’ role in Yemen civil war

Jamie Doward

18, Jan, 2020 @5:06 PM

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May I have a word about... national treasures, real and fake | Jonathan Bouquet
Ubiquity is not enough for the honour, Clare Balding, and Jonathan Meades, while very deserving, wouldn’t want it

Jonathan Bouquet

03, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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It’s nice to win but Britain is choking on a toxic obsession with medals | Barney Ronay
The fetishising of Team GB at the Winter Olympics feeds into the notion of medal hunting, of glossy PR at the expense of sport for all

Barney Ronay

23, Feb, 2018 @6:37 PM

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Our dark political times have infected the Winter Olympics | Jack Bernhardt
From Russia’s drug-abusing to North Korea’s cheerleaders and way too much Mike Pence, the dystopian Games bode ill, writes comedian Jack Bernhardt

Jack Bernhardt

21, Feb, 2018 @9:00 AM

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I enjoy the Winter Olympics, but what I’d really like is spring to come a bit sooner
So why did I drive through snow and freezing cold to watch Spurs take on Juventus in Turin?

John Crace

17, Feb, 2018 @12:27 AM

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How BBC star Clare Balding nicked my byline
An interview with the all-round good egg and nation’s darling? What could possibly go wrong ... until the nightmare of ‘copy control’ started

Ginny Dougary

30, Sep, 2017 @11:03 PM

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