The veteran Channel 4 host let readers in on the inner workings of his mind – and it’s not as laundered as one might have thought
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Wednesday 11 August 2010
Andreas Voutsinas appeared in three films by Mel Brooks and coached many actors including Jane Fonda and Warren Beatty.
Monday 09 August 2010
Detectives appealed today for the public's help in tracing a cross-dressing man wanted in connection with alleged drugs offences.
Monday 26 July 2010
To apologise is to divide yourself, momentarily, in two. There is the person who has offended; and there is the person with a moral attitude, who recognises the wrong of the statement or act committed. It is not an easy act to perform, and has to be taught. Small children have to be trained to understand not just that hitting their smaller sibling was wrong, but that it is important to acknowledge that wrongness, and to state it. A person who never learns to divide themselves in this way has some fundamental incapacity.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Kazuo Ohno was the co-founder of Butoh, the Japanese dance form which is influenced by Japanese traditions and modern Western dance and is inspired both by Japanese and foreign literature. With its playful and grotesque imagery, taboo topics, characters with whitened faces, its slow movements and physical distortions, Butoh was a reaction in part to the horrors sustained by Japan during the Second World War and the uncertainties of the post-war nuclear era.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
Saturday 19 June 2010
People say I'm like a cross between a drag queen and Betty Boop on acid. But there are two of me. On stage, I go for the most constraining, restrictive materials I can find. Off stage, I like the big black hoody my ex gave me, comfortable fabrics, silks and crepes. But as with everything, attention to detail is all-important.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
Tuesday 15 June 2010
Formed by the bassist and songwriter Glen Matlock after he was edged out of the Sex Pistols in February 1977, the new wave band Rich Kids played a potent brand of power pop reminiscent of the Sixties British groups The Who and the Small Faces, and predated the US skinny-tie contingent of The Knack and The Cars.
Sunday 13 June 2010
Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees, Sadler's Wells, London <br/>Electric Hotel, Goods Way, King's Cross, London<br/>Swan Lake, Royal Albert Hall, London
Sunday 13 June 2010
Thursday 03 June 2010
Thursday 03 June 2010
Nirmal Pandey was a multi-faceted stage and film actor famous for his roles in critically acclaimed and award-winning movies such as Bandit Queen, Godmother, Iss Raat Ki Subah Nahin and Daayraa. He was selective about his roles, preferring to play parts based on the lives of the socially disadvantaged. Pandey was born into a humble family on the beautiful hill station of Nainital in the northern state of Uttarakhand in 1962. He loved acting and music and won a music fellowship to the National School of Drama in Delhi.
Saturday 29 May 2010
The singer Paloma Faith is known for her bold, retro look. But on a recent holiday in Cuba, she decided to give her signature style a tropical twist. Here, she explains how she did it
Tuesday 18 May 2010
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