Outside of Hitchcock’s greatest films, Fontaine was best known for her long-running feud with her sister, Olivia de Havilland
Liberace isn't exactly a conventional fashion icon. Invariably clad in glitter, usually wrapped in fur, often cruising around in a rhinestone-studded Rolls-Royce, Liberace was a lot of a look. Even taking into account kitsch and camp, both of which are ubiquitous on the contemporary style landscape ("so bad it's good" quickly morphed into the fashion favourite of "ugly chic"), the Liberace aesthetic is pushing it.
They emphasise they had no idea their frontman was a paedophile
Drawings from the Codex Atlanticus were used by a Polish pianist to resurrect the 'mythical' instrument
Eat Pray Laugh! at the London Palladium
They have publicly humiliated former business titans from Rupert Murdoch to Bob Diamond, forced Starbucks to cough up £10m in tax and made villains of some of the world’s best-known brands. But corporate Britain is fighting back against Parliament’s newly invigorated inquisitorial committees by hiring highly paid specialist consultants to prepare executives for grillings by MPs.
The German composer was a confirmed anti-Semite – but that didn't deter our correspondent, who loves his music, from wanting to write a play to celebrate his bicentenary
You recently completed filming the second series of Last Tango in Halifax. How was it? Well, you know, you can't tell until the cake comes out of the oven. But it was great. I'm just the luckiest person in the world to have all these wonderful parts at an age where one might not be working. My career just seems to go on and on, touch wood.
Her Cold War song cycle ‘Oh Moscow’, written with Sally Potter, was performed round the world
Amy Dickson, the Australian musician who elevated the saxophone from the nightclub to the concert hall, has been named Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Classic Brits, marking the first victory for the instrument.
Keyboardist Ben Lovett has said there won't be any Mumford & Sons activities for the foreseeable future
'Every band needs a vibe guy to bring up the energy'
Prom 72 – Calleja, Orchestra Verdi, Zhang (***)
Prom 73 - Cooper, Lewis (*****)
Prom 74 – Sonnleitner, Vienna Phil, Maazel (***)
Prom 75 – DiDonato, Kennedy, BBCSO, Alsop (*****)
Paramours scuttle, sets spin and coincidences pile up in a peppy revival of a vintage farce
'Whenever I hear Adam Ant it's a primal thing – he's a great singer'
The works of Achille-Claude Debussy were considered a seminal force in the classical music of the 20th Century