Charlie Brooker

Charlie Brooker Leads British Winners At The Emmys With 'Black Mirror' Wins

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Entertainment

Charlie Brooker led the British winners at the Emmys on Sunday (18 September) night, when ‘Black Mirror’ picked up two awards. Both prizes - the ...

The Canary Tried To Take Down Charlie Brooker And It Didn't Quite Go To Plan

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

Charlie Brooker has hit back in characteristic style after left-wing Corbyn conspiracy-supporting blog, The Canary, took great umbrage at his portraya...

Charlie Brooker's Best Zingers From 2016 Wipe

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK

Writer and journalist Charlie Brooker’s annual review of the news has become a staple of the BBC festive TV schedule. And in 2016, Wipe had more to ...

Black Mirror Creators Compelled To Clarify We Are NOT Living In An Episode After Trump's Win

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK

Donald Trump is going to be the president of the United States of America. Let that sink in for a moment. Yes, it seems like it could be an episode of...

Here's How You're Ranking The Latest 'Black Mirror' Episodes

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Entertainment

The hotly-anticipated new series of ‘Black Mirror’ is finally here, and it’s safe to say fans of Charlie Brooker’s show have not been disappoi...

Charlie Brooker Reveals Boris Johnson Inspired One Of His Most Ridiculous Character

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Politics

Charlie Brooker has revealed he based a satirical politician in an episode of ‘Black Mirror’ on Boris Johnson. The comedian and broadcaster said ...

Charlie Brooker Has A Bleak Theory On Channel 4’s ‘Bake Off’ Purchase

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK

Charlie Brooker has employed his unique style to suggest Channel 4 chose not to fund ‘Black Mirror’ in favour of ‘The Great British Bake Off’....

First Look! Charlie Brooker Reveals 'Black Mirror' Teaser Images

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Entertainment

Charlie Brooker has given ‘Black Mirror’ fans a sneak peek at the latest series of the show, which will arrive on Netflix on Friday 21 October. T...

French Media Refusing to Name Terrorists Is Counterproductive and Won't Help Matters

Michael Day | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK
Michael Day

Censorship in any form for any reason is counterproductive and pointless in the age of the internet. It may make us feel slightly better about what has happened, but it won't stop the next atrocity happening.

Here's When The New Series Of 'Black Mirror' Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Black Mirror’ fans finally have a date to add to their diaries, as Netflix have confirmed that the new series will premiere globally on Friday 21...

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Netflix's New 'Black Mirror' Episodes

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Black Mirror’ is set to return to our screens, though this time around it will be a little different, as it’s Netflix - not Channel 4 - who are...

Netflix Make A Timely 'Black Mirror' Announcement

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

A third series of Charlie Brooker’s ‘Black Mirror’ has been commissioned by Netflix. The online streaming service has ordered 12 new episode...

The Death Knell of the Playground

Grainne Gillis | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Politics
Grainne Gillis

Something has been happening in politics in the UK this summer. At first, it seemed inconsequential: a bearded rebel entered the Labour leadership rac...

Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror Bizarrely Predicted Obscene Cameron Pig Allegations

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK

Charlie Brooker has revealed his shock after allegations published in the Daily Mail had strange echoes of a TV plot he wrote in his satirical drama B...

Charlie Brooker's 2009 Video On Shootings In The Media Is Still Totally Relevant

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

A clip from a 2009 episode of Charlie Brooker's Newswipe has become strikingly relevant once again following the Charleston shooting. The three-mi...

A Week of Shame for the Left

David Browne | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

A week has passed since the day of the General Election, and while we are surely used to bad losers (and winners) after any democratic event in the country, the tone of the Far (and increasingly non-Far) Left in this case is in many ways terrifying, but ultimately shows the true colours of certain sections of the Left today: namely blind hatred; classist contempt; and fervent anti-democracy.

Charlie Brooker Launches Incredible Rant At The Independent

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Charlie Brooker has apologised for the rant. Profusely... (see below). Charlie Brooker has launched an expletive-laden rant at the Independ...

Who's Charlie Brooker Calling 'A Microwaved Tony Blair'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

“Nigel Farage is like a ‘flipping, slightly pissed-up sort of brother-in-law or something,” according to Charlie Brooker, who’ll be presenting...

Louise Ridley

Charlie Brooker Says Farage Makes It Almost Impossible To Meet BBC's Impartiality Rules | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Politics

Charlie Brooker has said Nigel Farage generates so much comedy material that the Ukip leader was both a “gift” and a “pain in the arse” becaus...

Jon Hamm To Star In 'Black Mirror' Christmas Special

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Channel 4 have confirmed that ‘Black Mirror’ will be returning for a 90-minute Christmas special this year, with Jon Hamm leading the cast. Jo...

Yes, That Is Charlie Brooker Dressed As A Nazi In A Video Game

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Tech

'Sniper Elite 3' is an incredibly, ludicrously, violent video game in which you have to shoot various soldiers and then watch their brains explode in ...

Weekly Wipe - It's Not Just Comedy

Alexander Leivesley | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alexander Leivesley

You might love Charlie Brooker, you might loathe him, but the fact is he and his show are really quite remarkable, because it really takes apart the horrendous products of modern television and really hits home the issue of shoddy mainstream journalism, something that many of us let easily slip by.

A Comment on Comments

Emily Buchanan | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Tech
Emily Buchanan

If my blog post is impeccably well-timed and I manage to rise above the sheer volume of words on screen, I then risk something far worse than apathy, far greater than insignificance... I risk comments.

WATCH: Charlie Brooker Tries To Teach Jon Snow To Play Video Games

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Tech

Charlie Brooker recently appeared on Channel 4 News in an attempt to teach venerable news reader Jon Snow to play video games. Jon Snow, by the way...

Plugged In

Alice Stansfield | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Stansfield

The issues with our connection is the concept that we can't detach from being constantly 'Plugged In'. Advice on living the virtual world? It is almost impossible for some, and to escape it now is to be excluded from a social and business part of the generation we live in.