Now it's considered odd if an actor doesn't declaim on policy
When Kim Cattrall was forced to drop out of 'Linda' at the Royal Court, her replacement, Noma Dumezweni, stepped up to save the day and became an overnight sensation. But does the sparkle ever last beyond the next morning's headlines?
Plus, don't miss out on the best of festive television - it's called 'Boxing Day' for a reason
It is not 'political correctness gone mad' to replace offensive terms from the titles of works of art
Highlights of the year, plus one that didn't live up to the hype
Plus: feeling bad for IMB's “Hack a Hairdryer” campaign and doing opera the Italian way
When Tom Stoppard's spy thriller 'Hapgood' premiered in 1988, it was called 'incomprehensible'. Even the opening stage direction is three pages long. But the audience is still in for a treat, he tells Alice Jones.
This mega-home is destined to sit empty for months, like all of the most expensive addresses
When did it become accepted that many cannot grasp no means no?
Sick of your bank? There's an obvious solution: get a new one
He worked 'incredibly hard' to elevate the Mighty Boosh to arena-filling world tours. Then they imploded, 'Luxury Comedy' got cancelled and so did 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks'. Noel Fielding frets to Alice Jones about being 'in limbo', the possibility of children and being the next Spike Milligan
It’s OK for Doctor Who to regenerate, but not Stephen Fry
If someone had given my grandma £140, she would have tried to sneak it into my mother’s handbag
The observational, every-middle-class-man stuff is wearing
The app is essentially TripAdvisor... for humans
Who will be the next Sarah Millican? Who is the new Katherine Ryan, or Bridget Christie, or Roisin Conaty or Sara Pascoe?