Brian Cox

Brian Cox: Stars in his eyes

The one-time member of D:Ream has proved a dream signing for the BBC – a presenter with the looks, charm and expertise to turn millions of viewers on to the joys of science

DVD: Trick ’R Treat (15)

As Hallowe'en approaches, Warner Home Video has released the seasonal tie-in in the hope a few unsuspecting souls may be tricked into buying it.

Professor Brian Cox: English scholar, poet and editor of 'Critical

Brian Cox was a gifted teacher, a superb editor, a skilled administrator and a considerable poet. In another life he might have been a vice-chancellor or perhaps a junior minister for education. However his commitment to the teaching of English, both reading and writing, meant that much of his working life was devoted to raising the standard of debate about education in general and the teaching of English in particular.