Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking

What shall we tell Oscar?

It’s close to midnight on a Saturday evening in September at the Hudson hotel in Manhattan and spirits at the…

30 Nov 2014

Bore street

I blame Tom Wolfe. Reading the Man in the White Suit’s epic 1980s boom-and-bust novel The Bonfire of the Vanities…

30 Mar 2014

First Murdoch, now the Mail… Alec Baldwin on his tempestuous relationship with the media

‘There’s a new chapter in my life,’ declares Alec Baldwin. That means his personal life — he recently married Spanish…

22 Jun 2013

Gambling On Gatsby

Aside from a talent for spending money and throwing parties, Baz Luhrmann and Jay Gatsby, the tragic hero of F.…

30 Mar 2013

His Next Steps

‘There’s a new chapter in my life,’ declares Alec Baldwin. That means his personal life — he recently married Spanish…

1 Dec 2012

American Ironist

They don’t get more Anglophile than the American playwright and screenwriter Jon Robin Baitz. His favourite writers are Harold Pinter,…

22 Sep 2012