I took a catch early on and everybody said, ‘He can actually play!’ I played for the Wandsworth Cowboys cricket team of actors until I discovered bird-watching – it fought with cricket for my Sundays and won. I played again in July but didn’t warm up properly and tore my Achilles tendon
I still have two things from that job: the moustache I wore and the bookcase that falls on my character, killing him. I bought it from an auction at Christie’s when producer Ismail Merchant died. As a keen bird-watcher I keep my bird books in it. Emma Thompson was extraordinary on the film shoot.
She had conjunctivitis and director Jim Ivory said, ‘We can’t shoot, your eyes are puffy and red.’ Emma replied, ‘Why can’t the character have a cold? Give me a handkerchief. Shoot the scene.’ She got an Oscar
Dangerous territory: One of their ‘highlights’ of the week was ‘Guy who was doing great until the high notes came in,’ with Bowen Yang playing a man who couldn’t keep up as the melody of A-ha’s Take On Me kept climbing
He noted that Adele shared how she came up with her leading single Go Easy On Me in part while singing acapella in the shower, and how her album 30 helped repair her relationship her now-late father, Mark Evans, before his passing earlier in May.
The English coach had tested positive for the novel coronavirus last week after the team returned from the United States where they had played two matches last month, the Korea Football Association (KFA) was quoted by the news agency as saying.
Former Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre has pulled out of the race to be next chairman of media regulator Ofcom and launched a blistering attack on the civil servants he accuses of blocking his appointment.
In a letter to The Times, Mr Dacre said he had been rejected by an interview panel because of his ‘strong convictions’ and has taken the decision not to re-apply for the job despite the appointment process being re-opened by Boris Johnson.
The 30×30 goal is part of a draft global treaty to safeguard plants, animals and ecosystems, due to be finalised next May at the COP15 nature summit in the Chinese city of Kunming, according to the U.N.
The fashion at the time was for the mother to be looking at the camera, not the baby, heavily made up and with suspiciously good hair – apparently completely unbothered by the fact that she’s been through such an intense experience
The way we work with animals is very different to the original 70s series. You can’t do anything to an animal you’re not trained to do or isn’t necessary; if you want to put a horse to sleep, you have to get a trained horse that can pretend to be asleep [pictured].
Then you tiptoe around it until it doesn’t want to do it any more!
The 30×30 pledge will be far more effective in halting and reversing biodiversity loss if protected areas are sited in the most important parts of the planet for biodiversity and ecosystem services, he noted.
‘I’m sure some of you today might have seen an industry call-out with the best of intentions for our live music industry, which is absolutely decimated, trying to find a pathway forward so we can all assemble together again.
A coalition of about 70 countries – including G7 wealthy governments – have already promised to conserve at least 30% of their land and oceans by 2030, a pledge known as 30×30, to help curb climate change and the loss of plant and animal species.
It’s brilliantly funny and was going to open in the West End when Covid struck. Laura and I met at the Olivier Awards in 2006; I was running the Sheffield Crucible at the time and she came up and said, ‘I want to write a play for your theatre.’ I remember I complimented her on her shoes, which made her think I was gay.
We have two daughters, who are now seven and four
Perth alternative rock trio Shangrila also commented: ‘Love you Guy Sebastian and I know there’s no winning that fight for you (comments were crazy) but I wish you didn’t back out of this post man. #VaxTheNation.’
The right-wing media personality was kicked out of the country with a $1,000 fine, after she posted a bizarre video detailing her plans to break hotel quarantine by opening her door to food deliveries naked and without a mask.
This one, of me at 17, was taken by a friend in our garden in Wandsworth. It reminds me that in our family we believe less in the inheritability of talent and more in the inheritability of tiny eyes that disappear when you smile! I studied English at Oxford, and although I didn’t get a good degree I did a lot of plays
He wrote: ‘To anyone from the private sector, who, Slot Pragmatic Demo God forbid, has convictions, and is thinking of applying for a public appointment, I say the following: The civil service will control (and leak) everything.
Mr Dacre also made reference to Sarah Healey, the permanent secretary at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport who notoriously said working from home allowed her to spend more time on her expensive Peloton exercise bike.