So long, and thanks for all the laughs: Terry Wogan’s last interview

Ah, Sir Terry. The old gent. I went to interview him at home last year and he was every bit as charming as you might hope. The piece appeared in October and sadly it turns out to have been his last interview. The conversation was surprisingly candid, we did talk about his own end becauseContinue reading “So long, and thanks for all the laughs: Terry Wogan’s last interview”

Eddie The Eagle Flies Again

The inside story of how a man who risked his life for a dream – but was seen as a joke – became the subject of an inspiring film. ‘I remember Eddie the Eagle as a bit of a joke,’ says Dexter Fletcher, the actor turned director who admits that at first he didn’t really want toContinue reading “Eddie The Eagle Flies Again”

Jeffrey Archer on his best-selling books, his illness and the mystery of why Lady Mary Archer sticks with him

Why on earth is she still with him? That’s what everybody wonders about the brilliant scientist Mary Archer and her lying, cheating ex-jailbird of a husband Jeffrey. But very few dare to ask him to his face. ‘Ha! Nobody asks that who knows us,’ says Lord Archer of Weston-Super-Mare, laughing out loud. ‘That is only said by peopleContinue reading “Jeffrey Archer on his best-selling books, his illness and the mystery of why Lady Mary Archer sticks with him”

‘Why don’t I waive my salary as Prime Minister? I can’t afford it’ David Cameron

Their joint family wealth as a couple has been estimated at £30 million. ‘It’s guesswork. Unbelievable. It’s extraordinary. Look, we own a very nice house in London, and a house in the constituency on which we have a mortgage. Other than that we both earn good money and we have some savings. But I don’t wantContinue reading “‘Why don’t I waive my salary as Prime Minister? I can’t afford it’ David Cameron”

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