The Trip

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Stress, chess and mounting dread: how 2020 was the year of anxie-TV
As the pandemic struck and a nation retreated to its living rooms, it seemed the perfect time for light and comforting shows to boom. The reality was anything but

Rachel Aroesti

29, Dec, 2020 @1:00 PM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2020: 50-1
Michaela Coel’s smart, subversive and taboo-breaking drama gave us absolutely unbeatable television – plus more of the year’s best

18, Dec, 2020 @8:09 AM

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Rob Brydon: ‘I love this job. I want to keep doing it’
Rob Brydon’s quick-wit has charmed us all. But it wasn’t always so simple. Here, he talks about his five children, being prodded by Boris and the moment his fortunes changed…

Tom Lamont

08, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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TV tonight: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon on a trip through the Odyssey
In the new series of The Trip, the pair bicker and meander their way through Greece and Turkey. Plus: the consequences of the recent flooding. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

03, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan: 'Work-wise, Steve's terrific. On a personal level, appalling'
The Trip is heading to Greece for its fourth – and possibly final – leg. What has 10 years of sparring done to its stars?

Laura Barton

15, Feb, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Michael Winterbottom: I never watch Bond, or blockbusters – and theatre directors should steer clear of film
The film director answered your queries about The Trip’s posh nosh, the best bands on 24 Hour Party People and more

Guardian film

18, Jul, 2019 @12:59 PM

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Steve Coogan: ‘Maybe I've just got flabby and middle-aged'
Why has one of Britain’s best-loved comedians decided to play it straight? The star of Stan & Ollie talks about politics, his rivalry with Rob Brydon – and his inner Alan Partridge

Xan Brooks

04, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The Trip: a show about death that deserves to live on
Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan’s show is an absurd meditation on ageing – and as the years go by, it just gets better. It would be a grave mistake to stop it now

Edward Tew

12, May, 2017 @6:00 AM

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The Trip to Spain review – Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's midlife adventure
Two middle-aged men meander through the country having existential crises and doing impressions. It’s brilliant, hilarious and with a bit of Cervantes thrown in for good measure

Sam Wollaston

07, Apr, 2017 @6:20 AM

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The Trip returns: Brydon and Coogan bicker from Santander to Malaga
Spain edition serves up food, landscapes and mimicry as Rob and Steve give their take on the Don Quixote and Sancho Panza story

Caroline Davies

06, Apr, 2017 @4:24 PM

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As sizzling as it gets – Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's comic chemistry
How did Coogan and Brydon become ‘the funniest couple since Laurel and Hardy’? As The Trip returns, we rank all their world-beating comedies to find out

Stuart Heritage

06, Apr, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Clive James: ‘Coogan and Brydon are the funniest couple since Laurel and Hardy’
The extras do uncanny impersonations of corpses, and sometimes can’t keep it up

Clive James

25, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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