Louis Theroux

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Louis Theroux’s Forbidden America review – a terrifying meeting with the new far right
Rape threats and racism feature in this alarming encounter with white nationalists who spread hate online while denying they’re fascists. Might this documentary do more harm than good?

Lucy Mangan

13, Feb, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Five Great Reads: a mercenary’s tale, Emma Thompson’s family life and the loss of a treasured toy
Guardian Australia’s final weekday wrap of good writing and compelling stories

Alyx Gorman

10, Feb, 2022 @11:30 PM

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‘They had their own cameras trained on me’ – Louis Theroux on his showdowns with US extremists
In his new show Forbidden America, the presenter meets white nationalists, trigger-happy rappers and other inflammatory figures. Here, he argues that, rather than no-platforming them, we need to hear what they say

Louis Theroux

10, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The 20 best podcasts of 2021
Celebrities’ bizarre snacking habits, a true crime tale about stripping troupe The Chippendales, and the realisation that there’s no such thing as too much Louis Theroux: it’s the pods of the year

Hannah J Davies and Rachel Aroesti

24, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Louis Theroux: ‘I’ve always found anxiety in the most unlikely places’
The broadcaster, 51, tells Nick McGrath about his first memories, last meal, lockdown resets and his brainier older brother

Nick McGrath

04, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Louis Theroux: ‘I worry about not coming up to scratch’
He made a film on Joe Exotic a decade before Tiger King, lulls interviewees into personal revelations – and can rock a leather suit. So why is he so anxious?

Tom Lamont

10, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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TV tonight: Joe Exotic gets the full Louis Theroux treatment
A year after Tiger King, the documentarian charts the rise and fall of the animal keeper. Plus: Wellington Paranormal. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Hannah J Davies, Jack Seale and Paul Howlett

05, Apr, 2021 @5:20 AM

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The week in audio: Grounded With Louis Theroux; RedHanded – review
Guest FKA twigs is compelling as Theroux shows other celebrity interview podcasts how it’s done. Plus, a feminist perspective on true crime

Miranda Sawyer

30, Jan, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The 20 best podcasts of 2020
We went down a YouTube rabbit hole, Alan Partridge made a triumphant return and a singular look at cold war espionage came with an irresistible earworm. Plus more of the year’s best pods

Rachel Aroesti and Hannah J Davies

24, Dec, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The week in TV: The Romantics and Us With Simon Schama; Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge and more – review
Simon Schama returns to the barricades, Louis Theroux chooses his greatest hits, and Sue Perkins brings her warming presence to cold hostilities

Euan Ferguson

13, Sep, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge review – 25 years of oddball odysseys
This new four-part series sees the documentary maker revisit the highlights of his long and varied career, from cornering hucksters to run-ins with neo-Nazis

Lucy Mangan

06, Sep, 2020 @9:00 PM

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TV tonight: Louis Theroux looks back on 25 years of strange encounters
The documentarian begins a new series of retrospectives, opening on the theme of belief. Plus: Pamela Adlon’s Better Things returns. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale and Paul Howlett

06, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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