George Melly

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Dr Chris Luke, the emergency physician who became known for his  media warnings on issues such as overcrowding in emergency departments, has written a memoir called A Life in Trauma. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

He spent his early years in an orphanage, never knew his father, and saw his life and brilliant career almost unravel in a ‘devastating’ online sto(...)

John Boorman at his home in Wickl;ow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In his new memoir, The film-maker reflects on family, putting down roots in wicklow and hollywood sex scandals John Boorman has always savoured (...)

Young socialists demonstrate at a meeting held by Conservative MP for Smethwick Peter Griffiths in Birmingham in 1965. Photograph: Jobson/Mirrorpix/Getty Images

I wanted to write about where I now lived, England, but I had no pre-existing knowledge of the place, no map to guide me. Eventually I found the ans(...)

When 20-year-old Nina leaves Leicestershire to take up a position in London she finds herself sharing no ordinary life. Her charges are Sam and(...)