Wednesday 30 May 2012, 14:33
June 2012, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, a heatwave in the headlines and a double-dip recession well underway.
My sister was born slap bang in the middle of the summer of 1976, my all-time favourite film Taxi Driver...
Friday 11 May 2012, 13:00
There's often this moment backstage at BBC Young Musician when a competitor is about to walk on stage and I wish them luck and my voice cracks and suddenly we both realise, in that same instant, that I'm probably more nervous than they are.
Watch highlights from BBC Young Musician 2012
Monday 5 March 2012, 10:30
One man, Douglas Adams, wrote two and a half books about the adventures of holistic detective, Dirk Gently, and now over 100 people have collaborated to bring his character to the small screen for a new series which starts tonight.
Dirk and Richard are on a stakeout
Locations for filming are chosen...
Thursday 26 January 2012, 10:38
Bailey is short, fierce-eyed and direct: "I just don't want it to be s***!" he says.
I had spotted the photos which inspired We'll Take Manhattan in a weekend...
Friday 9 December 2011, 10:15
If, like me, you grew up in the 80s, loved loud music and winding up your parents, there's a good chance you were into Public Enemy.
At one point they were the biggest thing in hip hop and were hugely popular in the UK with both indie kids and rock fans alike.
I was definitely one of the latter,...
Thursday 1 December 2011, 11:00
Portrait and fashion photo photographer Rankin reveals what it was like to meet five pioneering Life magazine photographers.