In this observant and wry account of Sayle's young adulthood, the jokes creep up on the reader as unexpectedly as the philosophical insights
It would have been easy for these well-meaning celebrities to remain in their bubbles of money, glamour and privilege and to turn away from poverty, conflict and misery. The fact that they didn't shouldn't put them in the firing line
'There’s only so much of the Benedict and Emma worldview you can take,' says Buerk
While antipathetic to the cheerleaders of Brexit, her views should not be dismissed as the rantings of an unreconstructed Leftie
What we want from Smith and Jones is ray guns, bug-eyed monsters – and a lot more fun
Three years ago an art installation in Trafalgar Square charted the journey of a sex-trafficked girl from Eastern Europe to a Western brothel. A powerful clarion call, it inspired Lucy Kirkwood's hit It Felt Empty When the Heart Went at First But It Is Alright Now. It also, it turns out, inspired Fair Trade, which arrives at the Fringe with Emma Thompson's endorsement as executive producer.
The actress reveals how adapting 'Sense and Sensibility' for the screen helped her to recover from depression
A 16-year-old's crush on a man twice her age with a taste for Ravel and fine art inspires a brilliant evocation of 1961 and a world The Beatles would make disappear overnight