The comedian Michael McIntyre has told how a career-capping night of triumph descended into "nastiness" that left him feeling wretched at an awards event in January.
'The Lark Ascending' tops poll of 25,000 would-be castaways for special edition of Radio 4 show
The star of La Bohème picks rock classics over classic arias, to the dismay of others in the musical world
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The singer admits he 'created a monster' and often 'over indulged'. Andrew Johnson listens in
The Saturday Column
"The more I watched him, the more I felt that Scholes was United through and through"
Julia Donaldson recalls how the short, troubled life of her eldest son inspired her work
Plight of the albatross inspires round-the-world yachtswoman to do her bit to save the planet
Nick Ross was the face of 'Crimewatch' for 23 years before being replaced by a younger model. But now, after a two-year televisual hiatus, he's back in his element – only this time he's chasing down the root causes of criminality rather than the criminals themselves
It could have been a modern-day Roman feast, with over a thousand of the world's most beautiful people sitting in the Great Room of the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, where Bafta winners and contenders gorged on braised lamb and fluffy port soufflés.
The great and good of the BBC have been agonising over claims that Radio 4 is unacceptably middle-class. They are missing the point, says John Walsh: social status has nothing to do with it
Kirsty Young is becoming the face (and the voice) of the BBC. She already presents a national institution in 'Desert Island Discs'. And from next week, she's taking on another