Paul O'Grady

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'Edinburgh made us!' The stars catapulted to TV fame from the fringe
Lily Savage, The League of Gentlemen, Fleabag and a host of telly sensations started out on tiny stages at the extravaganza. In its absence, who will be next?

Ryan Gilbey

10, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears review – barrage of innuendo from Clary and co
Julian Clary, Paul O’Grady and Matt Baker vamp it up in this big-budget extravaganza yet it’s a case of double the entendres and half the story

Ryan Gilbey

12, Dec, 2019 @12:56 PM

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Blind Date review – was love in the air on the first ever bisexual episode?
The grand dame of dating TV has finally featured its first bi contestant. But it’s sweet-natured romance that remains the show’s biggest selling point

Rebecca Nicholson

05, May, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Wednesday’s best TV – Hang Ups; The Road to Armistice: Amiens Remembered
Stephen Mangan’s sitcom is fast-paced and funny, while centenary commemorations chart the first world war’s hundred-days offensive

David Stubbs, Mike Bradley, Hannah J Davies, Graeme Virtue and Paul Howlett

08, Aug, 2018 @5:20 AM

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Thursday’s best TV – True Horror; Harold Shipman: Doctor Death
Accounts of paranormal activity are dramatised in an impressively spooky new show, while police tapes and interviews shed light on Britain’s deadliest serial killer

John Robinson, Candice Carty-Williams, Phil Harrison, Jack Seale, David Stubbs, Jonathan Wright and Paul Howlett

26, Apr, 2018 @5:20 AM

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'Non-stop gagster and comedy scientist': Paul O’Grady, Alan Davies and Frank Cottrell Boyce on Ken Dodd
Paul O’Grady’s family cheered him outside court. Alan Davies couldn’t get a word in over lunch. And he got Frank Cottrell Boyce by the chuckle muscle. Stars remember the brilliantly bizarre comedian

13, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Dick Whittington's smut outdoes the sparkle as panto pandemonium kicks off
London Palladium strikes pantomime gold with Julian Clary on filthy form, while Stratford stages a sweet Rapunzel and Nottingham puts on a cheery Cinderella

Lyn Gardner

15, Dec, 2017 @1:36 PM

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The best radio this week: Paul O'Grady remembers the Light Programme
The broadcaster and comedian celebrates Radio 2’s predecessor, while Johnnie Walker meets Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues

David Hepworth

16, Sep, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Finally, a gay Blind Date. What took so long? | Rebecca Nicholson
Freelance writer Rebecca Nicholson unpacks the dating show’s revamped debut – its first LGBT programme

Rebecca Nicholson

07, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Relaunched Blind Date to celebrate Pride with first LGBT episode
Campaign group Stonewall ‘thrilled’ as Channel 5 announces ‘inclusive’ show will air on day of London’s Pride parade

Graham Ruddick and Hannah Ellis-Petersen

05, Jul, 2017 @6:00 PM

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All hail the new nostalgia: The Crystal Maze and Blind Date are back
Without a hint of irony, these two 90s ratings-busters stay incredibly faithful to the originals

Fiona Sturges

24, Jun, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Paul O’Grady: 'Don't tell me to 'Keep Calm and Carry On.'
Care worker for Camden, the Vauxhall Tavern’s drag-show compere and now Cupid on Blind Date, Paul O’Grady discusses love, loss and loathing the Tories

Eva Wiseman

04, Jun, 2017 @6:00 AM

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