John Thomson

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Chris Sievey aka Frank Sidebottom: Friends say that, when wearing the head, Sievey never talked in his own voice

There is much about this story that is strange. A documentary on Frank Sidebottom, the macrocephalic alter-ego of Chris Sievey, was always going to de(...)

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind on Sky Atlantic this Sunday. Photograph: Jay Paul/The New York Times

Big Star’s Little Star Saturday, ITV, 7pm If you’ve ever been embarrassed by your kids choosing a particularly inopportune moment to loudly blurt out (...)

Cold Feet reunited (from left): Robert Bathurst, Fay Ripley, John Thomson, Hermione Norris, and Robert Nesbitt. Photograph: ITV

Much has changed since 1997. We may have gained contactless payments, the concept of a Kardashian and four separate peri-peri spice levels, but look a(...)

Copies of the Daily Mirror newspaper move along the production line at the Trinity Mirror   print plant in Watford, UK. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Trinity Mirror has publicly apologised for phone hacking and said civil claims will cost the company millions more than first thought. The owner of th(...)

Actor and comedian Steve Coogan, joins (left to right) Cathy Belton, Tadhg Bowen aged 5, Sean Mahon and Ruth McCabe at the screening of the film Philomena at the Irish Film Institute in Dublin last night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Actor and producer Steve Coogan spoke last night about how his Irish Catholic upbringing in Manchester informed his new film Philomena. Coogan turned (...)