“Do you know what I smell in this room?” bellows Adam Riches. “Fear!”. It’s little wonder. Audiences at this character comedian’s show rarely get off lightly. This year, those foolish enough to sit on the front row are invited/ forced to pose for pictures with a deadly beetle, shoot imaginary guns and, probably the worst option, become a milkmaid. Even those who aren’t pulled up on stage find themselves liberally spritzed with spit.
Robert Harris's story of a former PM accused of war crimes is already losing its lustre of topicality
Spirited thriller the Roman way
The spirit of the Iraq Inquiry hangs over Roman Polanski's new film, 'The Ghost', which premiered in Berlin last night
Robert Harris may have friends in high places – but that doesn't mean that the sharpness of his writing is blunted by compromise
Ewan McGregor is startled by accusations of anti-Catholicism in his new film. Causing offence is alien to him, he tells James Rampton
Melvyn Bragg’s latest autobiographical novel forced him to relive the ordeal of his first wife’s suicide. He tells Danuta Kean where he lays the blame and why writing about it hasn’t been therapeutic
Harry Allen (Chris Cooper), a middle-aged businessman, is having an affair with the beautiful young widow Kay (Rachel McAdams), but decides he can't leave his wife because of the unhappiness it would cause her.
Marion Bartoli was the great surprise story of last year's Wimbledon when, partly inspired by James Bond, she beat the odds to go all the way to the women's final. Life has been tough since but, she tells Paul Newman, we should not write her off just yet
Why won't Hollywood stars act their age and stop reprising the roles of their youth? Nick Hasted looks at the worst offenders
I wonder if Damian Lewis would have agreed to star in this knockabout "killer" comedy had it not been written and directed by his younger brother Gareth.
Directed by John McTiernan