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Posted on 6 September 2018 | 11:21 am
Theatre review: Early Doors at the Lowry,
The TimesTheatre review: Early Doors at the Lowry, SalfordThe TimesCraig Cash and Phil Mealey wrote two series of this show set in a Stockport pub for BBC Two in 2003 and 2004, after Cash's success writing The Royle Family with Caroline Aherne. Now their stage sequel is playing the Lowry's smaller auditorium. Soon it ...and more »
Posted on 5 September 2018 | 4:06 am
“She'd kiss the TV when Hugh Grant was
Radio Times“She'd kiss the TV when Hugh Grant was on”: Craig Cash shares memories of Royle Family co-star Caroline AherneRadio TimesI bought the box set of Borgen for Caroline Aherne because I knew she'd love it. She binged on the whole thing and I eventually had to stop her talking about it. After she died, each episode broke my heart because I just wanted to get her on the phone ...
Posted on 23 July 2018 | 9:12 am
Caroline Aherne's sister act - Chortle
ChortleCaroline Aherne's sister actChortleSpeaking of the Montreal festival, a second volume of classic stand-up recordings from the festival have been released on Spotify from the 1990. Maybe the most interesting is a pre-fame Caroline Aherne in her guise as Sister Mary Immaculate from 1993.
Posted on 21 July 2018 | 3:16 am
Craig Cash: Watching TV series loved by
Irish ExaminerCraig Cash: Watching TV series loved by Caroline Aherne broke my heartIrish ExaminerCraig Cash has told of the heartbreak of watching a television series his co-star Caroline Aherne had been a fan of before her death. Cash co-wrote and co-starred in The Royle Family with Aherne, who died in July 2016 at the age of 52 following a ...
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 3:11 am
The psychiatric ward taught me it can be OK
Surrounded by bizarre characters and nonsensical routines, humour became my shield against the stigma and isolation of life as a mental health patient Ten years ago I spent time in a residential psychiatric ward. Not to visit a friend, or as research, but because I was mentally ill and a danger to myself. Two things become clear when I read my diary from that period. One is that I was an utter ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:05 am
Watch Silent Jay steal the show in Gogglebox
The stars of Gogglebox are used to voicing their opinions about all things TV.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 1:10 pm
'Gogglebox' Stars Including Silent
' Gogglebox's stars Scarlett, Tom, Shaun, Eve and 'Silent' Jay have been recruited by this year's Electoral Commission to spur viewers into heading for the ballot box for the General Election. Channel 4 today announces an exclusive ad campaign in partnership with the Electoral Commission starring the young cast members. The bespoke 30 second ad launches tonight during an ad break in 'Gogglebox ...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:20 am
Gogglebox's Scarlett is encouraging
Being registered to vote is so important that even Silent Jay has something to say about it.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 5:02 pm
Which northern shows, past present and
The broadcaster has released a video with some of their best northern programming ahead of the premier of Ordinary Lies
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 10:44 am
TV round-up: Who Do You Think You Are?,
The rest is TV history. IT WAS lovely to hear Caroline Aherne in such good voice, but her narration was the highlight of Pound Shop Wars (BBC1, Wednesday), which, improbably, has returned for a new series. Lord Reith said “educate, inform and entertain”.
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:45 pm
Why the Mrs Merton Show changed TV forever
Twenty years have passed since the launch of The Mrs Merton Show in February 1995. The series which saw then thirty something comedy actress Caroline Aherne adopting the guise of a sweet old lady to interview real life celebrities was an instant hit.
Posted on 9 February 2015 | 4:20 pm
Caroline Aherne fights a dignified battle
Caroline Aherne cut a dignified figure this week as she spoke openly about her ongoing battle against lung cancer and the blessed comfort her Macmillan nurse brings her. When the Royle Family and Mrs Merton star talked about the care and kindness her ...
Posted on 26 June 2014 | 11:39 pm
Angel nurse who's helping me beat my lung
Smiling broadly, Caroline Aherne yesterday made her first public appearance since revealing she has lung cancer. The Mrs Merton star, 50, wore a black turban-style hat, beneath which the blonde hair of her wig could be seen. Although she appeared gaunt ...
Posted on 26 June 2014 | 11:35 pm
Caroline Aherne Breaks Silence On Cancer
Caroline Aherne has broken her silence on her cancer treatment, to pay tribute to the support of her Macmillan nurse. "She hates it when I mention her name, but she's Julie Watts," Caroline told a packed crowd at a charity event. "When I was little ...
Posted on 26 June 2014 | 6:51 pm