Sharon Horgan

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021: 50-11
Our countdown of the year’s best telly brings a footballing comedy that shoots and scores again, and a sitcom about an all-female, all-Muslim punk band

08, Dec, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie review – The Full Monty in drag
This gutsy musical comedy about a wannabe drag queen teenager adheres firmly to the Britfilm plucky outsiders template

Peter Bradshaw

16, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Why are so many Covid-made films focused on rich people?
Film-makers scrambling together projects during difficult conditions have decided mostly to base their work on couples with money above all else

Noah Gittell

13, Sep, 2021 @3:02 PM

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TV tonight: awkward confessions continue in Aisling Bea’s hilarious stealth hit
This Way Up, the nuanced and singular comedy continues. Plus: globetrotting art sleuths get to work in Fake or Fortune? Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale and Paul Howlett

04, Aug, 2021 @5:20 AM

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This Way Up series two review – TV so good it’s indistinguishable from magic
Co-starring Sharon Horgan, Aisling Bea’s delightful, devastating comedy about mental health and sisterhood remains the perfect showcase for the pair’s prodigious talents

Lucy Mangan

14, Jul, 2021 @9:30 PM

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The week in TV: Together; GB News; Horizon Special: The Vaccine; We Are Lady Parts
A talent-packed BBC drama was more letdown than lockdown, while Channel 4’s punk comedy was a delight

Barbara Ellen

20, Jun, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Together review – Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy let rip in lockdown tour de force
Dennis Kelly’s dark, brilliant two-hander won’t be to everyone’s tastes – but if you get onboard, it is a miraculous compression of the past year

Lucy Mangan

17, Jun, 2021 @9:30 PM

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'I don't want another blockbuster!' How Phyllida Lloyd is following up Mamma Mia! and The Iron Lady
After scoring two global hits, the director has made a low-budget film about a mother who builds her way out of homelessness – and it’s inspired by an article in the Guardian

Cath Clarke

05, Oct, 2020 @4:45 AM

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'I lost my mind': Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan tells of mental health ordeal
The actor and writer opens up on Desert Island Discs about the pain of separation from her family

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Jul, 2020 @7:01 AM

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Dating Amber review – witty Irish coming-of-age yarn
A lesbian teen and her gay friend couple up for cover in 1990s Kildare in David Freyne’s comedy-drama

Simran Hans

07, Jun, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Dating Amber review – gay teenagers' pretend love fails to blossom
Two high-school students embark on a fake affair to combat prejudice in 90s Ireland in a well-meaning but derivative drama

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Military Wives review – feelgood choir comedy
This crowd-pleasing comedy drama from the director of The Full Monty hits all the right notes

Mark Kermode

08, Mar, 2020 @8:00 AM

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