Poisoned pens pierce the veil of sociable living

Oompa Loompas and a newfound enthusiasm for association football

The travails of ageing actors

Honours, parties and the case for jailing Brian Blessed

No country for old drunk actors?

Romeo finds himself overcome by a sense of utter hopelessness

The Wagatha Christie case reveals the addictive fun of gossip — but also its corrosive power

Fates in this unforgiving industry are long decided

On the merits of celebrity authors and literary book prizes

This book offers an insider’s account of the extraordinary (in)decision-making among Johnson’s team during the most tumultuous year in modern history