“I was like: ‘What the f*** am I doing here?'” David Baddiel on why he is confronting Holocaust deniers

The comedian David Baddiel explains why he is choosing to confront people who deny the truth of the Holocaust, ahead of a documentary he has made on the subject for the BBC.

“I deeply regret having been in this business.” Sir Jonathan Miller rages against the dying of the light

Subterfuge won an interview with this brilliant waspish man who was candid, confessional and railed against everyone from the “idiot” Prime Minister to his old colleague David Frost.

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”

Amar’s Story

I was so moved to turn on the television and see Panorama telling the story of a little boy who was badly burned by napalm in Iraq many years ago, reunited with his long-lost mother at last, having grown into a man. That boy was the subject of the first piece I ever wrote for a national newspaper, back in 1993.