Douglas Bader

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British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert, who has died aged 97. Photograph: William Conran/PA Wire

Tributes were paid last night to British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert, who has died aged 97. The director, best known for making three James Bond films, i(...)

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(...)

Brendan ‘Paddy’ Finucane in the cockpit of his plane.

The documentary about the son of a volunteer in the Easter Rising who went on to become a celebrated RAF ace in the second World War has premiered in (...)

Sheila Agnew: I can’t write fiction at a desk. Whenever I try to do so, all creative thought abandons me

Sheila Agnew’s first book for children (aged 9+), Evie Brooks is Marooned in Manhattan, was published in Ireland and Britain in March. The second b(...)