Rik Mayall

Hippy Neil took over my life... even my mum thought I was veggie like him

18 February 2017 9:00 am

I’m boning up on conversational Spanish for a trip to the Primera Persona festival in Barcelona with Alexei Sayle. We’re…

A treat to hum along to but don't ask me what it's about: Bowie's Lazarus reviewed

19 November 2016 9:00 am

One of David Bowie’s last works, Lazarus, is a musical based on Walter Tevis’s novel The Man Who Fell to…

Alfie Allen in his original Thrones guise as Theon Greyjoy

Anyone can die in Game of Thrones, but my part’s already been chopped!

11 June 2016 9:00 am

Sudden exit can befall any Game of Thrones character, but Alfie Allen’s still in the cast after the unkindest cut of all, says James Delingpole

Portrait of the week

14 June 2014 8:00 am

Home After an Ofsted inspection of 21 schools in Birmingham (none of them faith schools), against the background of allegations…