The Simpsons

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The Guardian view on a chess renaissance: it’s not black and white | Editorial
Editorial: Pandemic boredom drove many to the game, and The Queen’s Gambit piqued the interest of more. Will it last?

Editorial

12, Nov, 2021 @6:25 PM

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D’oh! couture: Balenciaga puts The Simpsons on Paris catwalk
Fashion house’s cartoon poking fun at itself suggests industry realises it’s time to ditch the pomp

Jess Cartner-Morley in Paris

03, Oct, 2021 @11:06 AM

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Tracey Ullman: ‘I couldn’t tell a joke to save my life. I want to be taken seriously’
The actor and comedian, on Desert Island Discs, tells of her push for non-comic roles and how she stole a note from Kirsty MacColl

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Sep, 2021 @5:15 AM

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DIY beauty seemed a good idea, but it’s harder than it looks | Coco Khan
Could I learn to be my own manicurist? Or would the brain strain be too much?

Coco Khan

27, Aug, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘A woman trapped in an impossibly unhappy marriage‘: should Marge divorce Homer?
The Simpson couple have endured almost-affairs, blackmail and arguments – but the feckless father is also a loving parental figure

Stuart Heritage

12, Jul, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Briggs’ most prized possession: ‘Anyone who knows what a Simpsons nerd I am will understand’
The musician and writer on a treasured script, and the benefits of trawling Gumtree for bargains

As told to Katie Cunningham

06, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘A very dangerous way to run a show’: reclusive Simpsons writer speaks out
John Swartzwelder, known for creating some of the best Simpsons episodes, has opened up about the show’s heyday – and why Homer is a big talking dog

Hannah J Davies

03, May, 2021 @12:49 PM

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Roman Kemp: 'I have Bart Simpson's face tattooed on my leg'
The Capital FM breakfast presenter and son of Martin Kemp recounts his lifelong love of The Simpsons and Friends

As told to Ammar Kalia

20, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Morrissey hits back at The Simpsons over parody: ‘Complete ignorance’
Singer and manager each post critical statements, with Morrissey complaining: ‘In a world obsessed with hate laws, there are none that protect me’

Lucy Campbell and Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, Apr, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Hank Azaria apologises ‘to every Indian person’ for voicing Apu in The Simpsons
Azaria, who is white, voiced the role of the Indian American shopkeeper from show’s inception in 1989 but stood down last year

Richard Luscombe

13, Apr, 2021 @4:29 PM

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The Simpsons' Dr Hibbert: Harry Shearer replaced by black actor Kevin Michael Richardson
After more than 30 years in the role, Shearer’s replacement reflects show’s commitment to no longer have white actors voicing black characters

Steph Harmon

22, Feb, 2021 @11:13 PM

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TV tonight: Monty Burns turns Undercover Boss at the power plant
Springfield’s first family, the Simpsons, return with their 32nd series. Plus: Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Phil Harrison, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

15, Jan, 2021 @6:20 AM

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