Richard Ayoade

An Al-Qaeda double agent explains what’s really going on in Middle East

29 February 2020 9:00 am

When will the definitive history of the modern Middle East be written? For 20 years and more, a continent has…

A review of three reassuringly unoriginal new travel programmes fronted by comedians

11 April 2015 9:00 am

Who says British television lacks imagination? You might have thought, for example, that every possible combination of comedian and travel…

The Double will stay in your mind, like a bit of food caught in a tooth

5 April 2014 9:00 am

I should warn you that if you go see The Double it is one of those films that will trouble…