Louis Theroux

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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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Adam Buxton: ‘I used to think, "Why isn't Dad more proud of me?" But he was’
The podcaster, comic and radio host has made a career out of his insecurities. But uncovering a family secret has helped him find peaceRead an exclusive extract

Hadley Freeman

29, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Louis Theroux on his favourite outfit: ‘This was a wool-cotton blend. I thought I looked quite roguish’
The documentary-maker wore this jumper for his first set of publicity stills – which included pictures of him naked with a feather boa. His main aim here? Just to look presentable

As told to Ellie Violet Bramley

25, Aug, 2020 @2:00 PM

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'I was definitely a bit of a tool': Louis Theroux on 25 years of documentary-making
As he revisits his career in a new four-part series, TV’s top documentarian looks back at his evolution from accosting cult members to making films on eating disorders and dementia

Louis Theroux

24, Aug, 2020 @8:48 AM

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On my radar: Tim Burgess's cultural highlights
The Charlatans singer on lightsaber exercise routines with his son, getting Prefab Sprout on his Twitter listening party and Louis Theroux’s podcast

Jude Rogers

30, May, 2020 @2:00 PM

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I watched nothing but Louis Theroux films for a whole, weird weekend – and here's what I learned
From documentaries about neo-Nazis to soul-searching mea culpas, you can gain a lot from concentrated time with a master

Brigid Delaney

27, May, 2020 @2:24 AM

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