West Country poet favourite to land James Bond role

30/05/2012 22:32
Writer, poet,  and broadcaster Pam Ayres has surprised movie insiders by emerging as the clear favourite to play James Bond in next year's 24th movie of the popular spy series, following news...

David Cronenberg to write and direct Keith Harris biopic

19/02/2012 11:27
Controversial Canadian director David Cronenberg has announced plans for his next major feature, a dramatisation of the life and work of the British ventriloquist and entertainer Keith...

Pensioner appalled by husband's Internet Explorer history

17/02/2012 15:26
Thanks to recently acquired IT skills gleaned from a free internet course at her local Adult Education Centre, octogenarian Dorothy Ledger unwittingly stumbled across a trail of scatological-themed...

Truss splits the infinitive: grammar Nazi makes rap debut

12/09/2011 09:13
Lynn Truss, the bestselling author of the book "Eats Shoots And Leaves", today defended her decision to appear on a controversial rap album that encourages young vulnerable adults to reject a life...

Ann Widdecombe to launch range of designer underwear

06/09/2011 15:16
Columnist, author and reality TV star Ann Widdecombe added to her list of non-political accomplishments by announcing that she is currently in talks with value retailer Peacocks to design and...

A brief history of 'shrooms

02/09/2011 14:04
Stephen Hawking, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, confirmed what anyone who's attempted to read his impenetrable introduction to cosmology has long suspected; that...