THE CLEVEREST MAN IN BRITAIN PROFESSOR ARTHUR GIBSON

Rory Ross meets an ‘unfathomable genius’ with the third highest IQ in the world who was brought up in the no-go Buttershaw housing estate in Bradford by a violent alcoholic father. Having left school at…

PRINCE’S PURPLE REIGN

Prince was a unique musical genius in a world of clichés and categories. Jonathan Wingate looks back on the life of one of the greatest stars of the 20th Century.

BURGERS WITH CHARLEY BOORMAN

Charley Boorman is an English TV presenter, travel writer and actor. He is known for his enthusiasm for motorbikes, as demonstrated in several documentaries of his travels, including two with his friend, actor Ewan McGregor…

BRING OUT THE BIG GUNS LUNCH WITH WILBUR SMITH

Wilbur Smith has published 38 novels selling over 120 million copies. He is the 40th bestselling author of all time with book sales of over £32m. His books have also been made into numerous highly…

AN EVENING WITH CHARLIE SHEEN

We met with Charlie Sheen in Boisdale of Canary Wharf. He was in the UK to be interviewed by Piers Morgan for “An Evening with Charlie Sheen”, produced by the legendary Rocco Buovino. Sheen rose…

DAVID BOWIE: THE MAN WHO CHANGED MY WORLD

This picture of David and I was taken in February 1999 in an Internet café in Charlotte Street, London, where we had just finished doing the first webchat on the recently launched BowieNet. Having come…

WHAT MAKES ME LAUGH BURT REYNOLDS

Burton Leon “Burt” Reynolds (born February 11, 1936) is an American actor, director and producer. He starred in many television series and feature films, such as Deliverance (1972), The Longest Yard (1974) as well as…

NIGEL DEMPSTER REMEMBERED

Nigel Richard Patton Dempster (1 November 1941– 12 July 2007) was a legendary British journalist, author, broadcaster and diarist. At his peak in the 1970s and 1980s Dempster commanded the largest salary on Fleet Street. Best…

“JUST A GUY FROM SCUNTHORPE” TONY JACKLIN

In 1969, Jacklin became the first British player to win The Open Championship for 18 years, winning by two strokes at Royal Lytham & St Annes. His 1968 PGA Tour win at the Jacksonville Open…