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Knowing me, a-ha: Alan Partridge's nearest and not-so-dearest pay tribute ahead of his silver-screen debut

David Schneider reveals the finesse that lies behind the irritation… Armando Iannucci reveals why he’s such a pain to work for… And Bill Oddie reveals how he’s learnt to forgive him… As a new movie is set to turn him into a bigger star than ever, we say: Alan Partridge, this is your life!

On the line: Despite the nature of her work, Doucet doesn’t see herself as a war correspondent

Lyse Doucet: 'Homs was a war crime, so we filmed it'

From a brutal massacre to the fate of ice-cream parlours in Damascus, the senior BBC foreign reporter is treading in some illustrious footsteps. Nick Duerden meets Lyse Doucet

Caroline Quentin: ' I once said everything I'd done in my career was rubbish. It was a joke, but it has been following me around ever since'

Property is the national obsession I've done a lot of restoration myself, something like 13 properties now. It's about nesting, and aesthetics. I like my home to be as lovely and comfortable as it can be. We all like watching it on TV because it's so often torture going through yourself, but less so when you are just the viewer.

VV Brown: 'This new album is purely an artistic statement'

VV Brown: The singer who never gives up

VV Brown's early pop career didn't really take off. Now, with a new album out, she cares more about her artistry than sales, she tells Nick Duerden

What Katie did next: Is the star formerly known as Jordan thinking of stepping out of the limelight?

At just 35 years old she is expecting child number four, from husband number three, while promoting book number 49. But the TV star and author no longer wants to parade her soap-operatic life in full view of the public, she tells Nick Duerden.

Call of duty: George Butler is drawn to conflict hotspots around the world

George Butler: Illustrator's art meets artillery on the battlefield

'I’m not trying to compete with the photographer because I couldn’t'

How We Met: Michael Nunn & Darcy Bussell

'He came down to see me on "Strictly" recently. Typically for him, he told me just what he thought…'

Rev Richard Coles: 'I don’t have any concerns that God is cross with me for being gay and eventually the Church won’t either'

Rev Richard Coles, the nation’s most pop-culture-friendly priest, on the Church, homosexuality – and how he feels about celibacy.

Why has Mumsnet developed such an awkward reputation?

Powerful enough to influence Westminster. Useful enough to pull in more than four million users. Yet spiteful enough to attract defamation cases. What's the deal with Mumsnet?

Credo: Actor and horror-film director Eli Roth on phobias, nightmares - and romcom tears

I love to terrify people As things get worse in this world, and people feel a loss of control over things, they need an outlet, a place they are allowed to be really scared. Where better than horror movies?

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