Award-winning film-maker Stuart Hazeldine tells Clive Price how he was hooked by Star Wars

Award-winning film-maker Stuart Hazeldine tells Clive Price how he was hooked by Star Wars

‘I saw Obi-Wan as a Christ figure’ It’s a nightmare vision no one wants to contemplate, particularly in these dark days. Eight candidates face the final stage of a tough selection process. Locked in a windowless room, they’re given 80 minutes to answer one question. But when they flip the question papers, they’re blank. However […]

Gillian Tett's message to the Church

Gillian Tett's message to the Church

By Derek Walker The Financial Times’ Gillian Tett is still getting used to being on the ‘wrong’ end of a microphone. As the Press Association’s current Journalist of the Year, hard on the heels of her award as the 2008 British Business Journalist of the Year, she is more used to asking questions than answering […]

Seriously Funny: Marcus Brigstocke

Seriously Funny: Marcus Brigstocke

Religion is to comics what a 20-acre field of waist-high grass is to a cow – a never-ending feast to gorge on. Sometimes it feeds the wry observational humour of those like the late Dave Allen, who loved to goad the Catholic Church; sometimes it is simply an excuse to vent irrational bile, as with […]

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