Hugh Laurie

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Hugh Laurie to star as Maurice, Terry Pratchett's streetwise tomcat
Actor will head all-star cast for animated version of the beloved author’s novel for children The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents

Alison Flood

06, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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A tale of two Hughs: Laurie and Grant reap the rewards of wisdom
Time to delight in watching the two British actors embrace the confidence and success that comes with experience

Lucy Mangan

30, Oct, 2020 @2:41 PM

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The week in TV: Roadkill; DNA; The Same Sky; Out of Her Mind and more
David Hare’s political thriller had too many implausibilities to be truly enjoyable

Euan Ferguson

25, Oct, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Roadkill review – greed and corruption at the heart of the government
Although it is set in a world not led by Brexit or the pandemic, David Hare’s four-parter is a reminder – as if we needed one – that political ambition is rarely pure

Lucy Mangan

18, Oct, 2020 @9:00 PM

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TV tonight: Hugh Laurie's scandalous MP takes on the press
David Hare pens this new drama starring Laurie as a rising politician courting disaster. Plus: The Twelve begins. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Phil Harrison, Ellen E Jones, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

18, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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The Personal History of David Copperfield review – Iannucci makes Dickens his own
Armando Iannucci’s absurdist adaptation is full to bursting with fantastic comic performances

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

26, Jan, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The week in TV: Star Trek: Picard; Avenue 5; Travels in Euroland With Ed Balls – review
Jean-Luc Picard returned from retirement in the sophisticated new Star Trek, while there were laughs when Hugh Laurie got lost in space

Euan Ferguson

26, Jan, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Avenue 5 review – Armando Iannucci's cosmic caper gets utterly lost in space
Not even an (inter)stellar lineup can hide the fact that Hugh Laurie’s space cruise is crammed with laboured laughs – and has no clue where it’s headed

Lucy Mangan

22, Jan, 2020 @10:30 PM

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Sunny reality and cruises in space: TV shows to get excited about in 2020
The Love Islanders are back to lift our winter blues, Phoebe Waller-Bridge returns to the small screen, and there’s evil on the wards

Stuart Heritage, Kate Abbott and Hannah J Davies

01, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Syrian war documentary For Sama triumphs at British independent film awards
The chronicle of an activist who filmed the destruction in Aleppo wins prizes for best film, documentary, director and editing

Andrew Pulver

02, Dec, 2019 @1:02 PM

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The Personal History of David Copperfield review – Iannucci relishes the absurdity
The London film festival opened with Armando Iannucci’s larger-than-life adaptation of the Dickens crowdpleaser, starring Dev Patel as Copperfield

Peter Bradshaw

02, Oct, 2019 @3:19 PM

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The Personal History of David Copperfield review: Dev Patel shines in Iannucci's charmer
The satirist proves to be a perfect match for the ups and downs of the Dickens wordsmith in a buoyant and incredibly funny crowd-pleaser

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

06, Sep, 2019 @1:24 PM

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