The Sopranos

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The 50 greatest HBO shows ever – ranked
From juicy dramas about polyamory, bootlegging and the ‘golden age of porn’ to the most jaw-dropping documentary moment of all time, HBO is known as the home of prestige TV. As it turns 50, here are its greatest hits so far

Michael Hogan and Sammy Gecsoyler

08, Nov, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Hollywood bids farewell to three greats united by mafia films and friendship
Tony Sirico, Ray Liotta and James Caan helped to define the modern mob movie

Robin McKie

10, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Sopranos’ Paulie ‘Walnuts’ Gualtieri, actor Tony Sirico, dies aged 79
The actor, who appeared in all six seasons of The Sopranos alongside James Gandolfini, died on Friday morning

Sian Cain and agencies

09, Jul, 2022 @12:19 AM

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What links Paul Verhoeven’s convent romp to the Sopranos?
From Benedetta to Showgirls – via Christopher Walken in A View to a Kill – we shimmy down the rabbit hole with the controversial film-maker

Larry Ryan

09, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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From Marge Simpson to Susan Kennedy: TV’s best mums!
Television is full of lovely mothers, whether they’d fight a Demogorgon for their child, or put up with being married to Tony Soprano. It’s our guide to television’s best mums

Michael Hogan

27, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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This thing of ours: why does The Godfather still ring true 50 years on?
From Succession to the real-life drama of the Tory government, the influence of Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia film is everywhere

Danny Leigh

04, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Edie Falco: ‘Alcohol was the answer to all my problems - and the cause of them’
One of TV’s most admired actors, she is now playing Hillary Clinton on screen. She discusses overcoming addiction, her adoration for Sopranos co-star James Gandolfini and the pure joy of adopting two children

Hadley Freeman

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tony Soprano’s fate finally revealed by hit show’s creator (sort of)
David Chase has shed new light on the HBO show’s mysterious final episode, which has intrigued fans since it was broadcast in 2007

Adam Gabbatt

04, Nov, 2021 @12:47 PM

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Sopranos star Michael Imperioli: ‘I thought they were going to fire me’
He played trigger-happy, heroin-addicted gangster Christopher Moltisanti. As Michael Imperioli takes the TV classic on tour, he remembers the time he almost killed the leading man

Rob Walker

04, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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David Chase: I was annoyed that fans wanted Tony Soprano dead
Series showrunner tells podcast that ambiguous ending rankled with viewers who wanted to see the character ‘face-down in linguini’

Hannah J Davies

03, Nov, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Surprise pandemic hit and now talk of a new series, Sopranos is still the boss | Rebecca Nicholson
With writer David Chase apparently in discussions with HBO Max, my inner Tony can’t help but wonder ‘whadayagunnado?’

Rebecca Nicholson

23, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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‘I saw something in Bruce Springsteen that nobody else saw’: the world according to Stevie Van Zandt
The Boss’s trusty sideman has many plans – from saving central America to TV Hogmanay at the Playboy Mansion – and he’s more than happy to share his rock wisdom

Michael Hann

05, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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