Our diarist reports some deeply felt remarks by the former Tory MP
He persuaded his father to buy him his first guitar, for 15 shillings in London’s Petticoat Lane market
Dorothy delivers but a four-legged star steals Lloyd Webber's show
One of the last surviving Munchkins from the enduring fantasy film The Wizard of Oz (1939), Meinhardt Raabe has a place in film history as the flamboyant coroner who gives official notice that the Wicked Witch of the East is dead, killed by the farmhouse that landed on her in a tornado that has also brought young Dorothy from Kansas to Munchkinland.
Meinhardt Raabe made movie history playing the coroner in 'The Wizard of Oz' and declaring the wicked witch 'most sincerely dead'
Back with an album, a tour and an opera, the Canadian singer reveals how a series of births and deaths forced him to grow up
Dorothy set for modern makeover as three rival studios prepare new versions of the classic musical
Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, both 19, may look too old to wear school uniforms – but moviemakers have always blurred the line between adults and children, says Geoffrey Macnab
Compiled to accompany Jon Savage's book tracing the roots of the notion of the teenager from the late 19th century to the Second World War, Teenage doubles as a fine anthology of early 20th-century swing and jazz
Actress and singer, 56