Orange is the New Black

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Poker Face review – Natasha Lyonne is more mesmerising than ever in this superfun detective show
Knives Out director Rian Johnson’s celeb-packed homage to murder-mystery shows like Columbo is a pleasingly retro romp. And it may be its star’s most captivating TV performance

Lucy Mangan

26, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Succession isn’t bad – but it is overrated | Arwa Mahdawi
From the profanity to the shaky cinematography, I have finally had my fill of the hit drama. I’ll say this for the makers though, they do know when to stop, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

18, Apr, 2023 @12:58 PM

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‘I’m black, I’m gay, I’m a woman. My country hates me!’: actor Samira Wiley on love, confidence and the Handmaid’s Tale
Samira Wiley shot to fame in Orange is the New Black, then confirmed her status in The Handmaid’s Tale. Now she’s at the National Theatre. She talks about the timeliness of her roles – and trusting her wife to kill off her characters

Rebecca Nicholson

11, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I put on 40 pounds of muscle. Holy mackerel!’ Pablo Schreiber on playing Halo’s ripped hero
The videogame has finally been adapted for TV – with the former Wire actor in the lead. He talks about his lean years after the legendary show aired – and losing his Halo character the Master Chief’s famous helmet

Chris Godfrey

13, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Uzo Aduba: ‘With In Treatment, I found a place to put my pain’
The Orange Is the New Black actor on how playing a therapist in the revived HBO drama helped her cope with the loss of her mother

Michael Hogan

18, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Laverne Cox: ‘I can be so hard on myself’
Laverne Cox talks about self-discovery, life after Trump, and why she’ll never stop fighting

Eva Wiseman

14, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The joy of messing up: in praise of the TV blooper reel
As box sets have given way to streaming platforms, the blooper reel has become an overlooked treat. Here are some classics to savour

Hannah Jane Parkinson

18, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Mrs America's Uzo Aduba: 'It's worth examining the shortcomings of our feminist heroes'
She stole the show in Orange Is the New Black. Now the actor is playing the first black woman to seek the US presidency – and rejecting suggestions she gets a ‘Hollywood smile’

Yomi Adegoke

28, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'Tough but profoundly cathartic': can Disclosure change trans representation on screen?
Netflix’s invaluable documentary explores how TV and film have generated misunderstanding and distaste of trans people like me for over 100 years

Freddy McConnell

07, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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'This is war': actor Yael Stone gives up US green card and will now live in Australia to fight climate change
Orange is the New Black star says the air travel needed for a life in two continents is ‘environmentally unjust’

Stephanie Convery

07, Jan, 2020 @5:34 AM

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Yael Stone on a year of growth: ‘I’m actively trying to be more like me’
In the past 18 months the actor has become a student, a mother and a more mindful public voice

Brigid Delaney

19, Nov, 2019 @5:00 PM

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‘Golden age of TV’ gives boost to music industry
Proliferation of hit TV has led fans to stream soundtracks of their favourite Netflix and Amazon Prime shows

Haroon Siddique

18, Oct, 2019 @11:37 AM

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