SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH – A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Sir David Attenborough’s new 3D TV spectacular reanimates the Natural History Museum’s extinct species – and proves there’s life in another old dinosaur, too In David Attenborough’s New Year’s Day extravaganza, Natural History...

Christopher Walken talkin’

An illuminating telephone conversation with the star of The Deer Hunter — and a new BBC drama directed by David Hare Many great men have been floored by Christopher Walken. Take Sean Penn, who worked with him on the 1986 film At Close Range and who doesn’t...

If we build it, they will come

In August this year, Variety, the American trade entertainment magazine, ran two features with dramatic headlines. The first appeared alarmist: ‘LA mayor declares state of emergency as movie and TV production flees Hollywood’. Until, that is, the second...

Florence for free

From Michelangelo to Giotto, the exquisite art in one of the world’s most beautiful cities costs nothing – if you know where to look. Our writer goes on a church crawl. 20 September 2012 Late afternoon in Florence and suddenly the sky veers from luminous...