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Friday 26 July 2013
Sunday 27 May 2012
Once more unto the Beeb ... the Bard's back on the box
The Weekend's Viewing: Perspectives: David Suchet – the People I Have Shot, Sun, ITV1
Being Human, Sun, BBC3
Monday 26 March 2012
When The South Bank Show was axed in 2009, it seemed like the final swing of the wrecking ball into ITV as a home for the arts, and further evidence that high culture in general was not welcome on television.
Saturday 06 August 2011
One of the nicest things about i – unprecedented in my Fleet Street experience – is the newspaper’s relationship with its readers.
Thursday 04 August 2011
Do you have to be a certain age to appreciate detective series?
Wednesday 20 July 2011
The world's oldest surviving music hall, Wilton's in London, has been saved from closure after an "overwhelming" public response to an emergency fund-raising appeal.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Sherlock Holmes used a magnifying glass, while Hercule Poirot relied on his little grey cells.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Actor David Suchet receives the CBE from Prince Charles and says there could be more Poirot to come.
Monday 14 March 2011
Spare a thought for the losers. Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest musical drew a blank at last night's ceremony, a rarity for him. Television's Poirot, David Suchet, must wait another year for an Olivier, despite a fine performance in Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Derek Jacobi's towering and desperately moving King Lear was also beaten.
Friday 31 December 2010
Sunday 14 November 2010
He has been a political reporter for The Guardian since Pitt the Younger's first belch; these days, Michael White is so grand he can't be bothered with the boring matter of keeping abreast of facts.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'