Adam West

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Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
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  • December 28, 2017, 06:00

JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

Director Christoper Nolan on the set of Dunkirk  with Kenneth Brannagh

Christopher Nolan is 46. He is just about old enough to remember how, until the late 1970s, the second World War dominated British popular culture. Bo(...)

Adam West as Batman: He also appeared in close to a dozen feature films, among them ‘The Young Philadelphians’ (1959), ‘Tammy and the Doctor’ (1963) and ‘Robinson Crusoe on Mars’ (1964)

Adam West, the classically handsome baritone actor who turned a comic-book superhero into live-action pop art in the 1960s television series Batman, d(...)

FIle image of actor Adam West attending New York Comic Con  on October 6th, 2016. File photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Adam West, who earned a place in American pop culture history with his portrayal of the title character in the classic 1960s TV series Batman, has di(...)

Get to the car: Dwayne Johnson ploughs through the opposition in Fast and Furious 8

The Fast and Furious team must answer to God for not ending episode eight with a submarine ploughing its way down the Las Vegas strip. Yes, I know Nev(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. A mix-up meant Adam Armstrong had been booked to fly to Ibiza under the name of Adam West. Changing his name on the booking would have cost £220. File photograph: Kristof van Accom/AFP/Getty Images

A student changed his name by deed poll because it was cheaper than paying a Ryanair fee to correct a booking error. A mix-up meant Adam Armstrong had(...)

The many faces of Batman

On July 20th, 2012, the world awoke to reports of another mass shooting in the US. This all-too-familiar headline was distinguished by the location – (...)