Matt Berry

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Rock’n’role: a dizzying number of actors want to be pop stars, but which ones are worth listening to?
Downton Abbey co-stars Michelle Dockery and Michael Fox have announced their debut EP. With so many film and TV stars trying their hands at pop, our music critic rates actors’ past efforts

Alexis Petridis

01, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The week in TV: Anne; Four Lives; Mandy; Toast of Tinseltown
Maxine Peake and Sheridan Smith are unforgettable in two painful real- life dramas, while Diane Morgan and Matt Berry return as the supremely daft Mandy and Toast

Barbara Ellen

09, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Guide #16: how the streaming revolution is hurting TV’s golden age
In this week’s newsletter: shows like Pen15 aren’t sticking around for long – and it is hard not to feel a pang of regret for the TV we’ve lost

Gwilym Mumford

07, Jan, 2022 @11:54 AM

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‘One of the best comic creations of the last 10 years’: Matt Berry is back as Steven Toast
The Fellini of failure’s return in BBC sitcom Toast of Tinseltown is a long-awaited chance to catch up with a televisual joy – who has more in common with most of us than we’d like to admit

James Donaghy

05, Jan, 2022 @12:16 PM

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TV tonight: Steven Toast returns to take on Tinseltown
Matt Berry’s grotesque thespian is back – and he’s angrier than ever. Plus: Alice Roberts digs for knowledge. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Henry Wong, Jack Seale, Hannah Verdier and Hollie Richardson

04, Jan, 2022 @6:20 AM

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Garth Marenghi: how the Edinburgh award winner found his Darkplace
Our series exploring the stage origins of hit comedies continues with the cult hospital horror show that scared up audiences to become a fringe sensation

Rachael Healy

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Gorillaz: Song Machine Live from Kong review – a genre-straddling success story
Damon Albarn plays master of ceremonies in an impressive night of collaborations

Kitty Empire

19, Dec, 2020 @2:00 PM

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From Scream Queens to Spaced's zombie battle: our favourite TV spine-chillers
Real-life mysteries, slasher movie satire and the original Shaun of the Dead ... Guardian writers pick the best terrifying – and occasionally hilarious – TV to watch this Halloween

Ellen E Jones, Rachel Aroesti, Rhi Storer, Stuart Heritage, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue and Sasha Mistlin

29, Oct, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Squeamish About … review – Matt Berry's harebrained history lesson
Using archive footage, the actor takes us on a whistle-stop tour through the history of Britain – think Vic Reeves meets Philomena Cunk, in ye olden days

Lucy Mangan

06, Aug, 2020 @9:45 PM

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TV tonight: from fracking to pigeon-flying clubs, an irreverent look at British culture
Matt Berry takes us on a satirical and often hilarious journey. Plus: Alan Yentob follows the Young Vic’s artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

06, Aug, 2020 @4:00 AM

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TV tonight: the undead return to Staten Island
Kayvan Novak and Matt Berry are on reliably hilarious form as vampires in New York. Plus: Ross Kemp talks to those caring for his screen mum, Barbara Windsor. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue, Hannah J Davies, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

11, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Interview with the vampires: the return of What We Do in the Shadows
As the fang-tastic houseshare sitcom enters its second season, its creator and stars discuss death, sex and petty grudges

Ellen E Jones

06, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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