Music and Performance
09 January 2006
Ivor Novello could do it all: compose bestselling tunes, write and star in hit West End plays and smoulder in...
Books
14 November 2005
Mae West's legendary bust led the Royal Air Force to adopt her name for its life jackets. But her sex appeal didn't...
Books
28 March 2005
Cary Grant made his first film when he was 28. Despite this late start, he dominated Hollywood for three decades, his...
Culture
05 July 2004
The Geffrye Museum, set in the elegant 18th-century almshouses of the Ironmongers' Company in east London, is devoted...
Books
01 March 2004
The general extent to which Catherine de Medici is known today is as the manipulative queen mother who presided over...
Film
03 November 2003
Rudolph Valentino changed the face of romance. According to the Los Angeles Times, he was the man who "overnight . . ....
Culture
18 August 2003
''Chuck out your chintz!" urged Ikea in 1996. This message came too late for Brodsworth Hall, near Doncaster. A solid,...