From tumbles off the stage to the anxieties of age

Oompa Loompas and a newfound enthusiasm for association football

Showbiz vicars, lefty luvvies and a brush with death

Coates on Cleese, Collins and Cole

Near death experiences, rising stars and cut-throat dopplegangers

Quentin Tarantino’s new book is a disappointment

The travails of ageing actors

Boycotting the Crown and handbags at dusk

Honours, parties and the case for jailing Brian Blessed