Peter Sellers

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Daniel Quigley painting of The Great Carriage Match on Newmarket Heath by the Earls of March & Eglington 1750, (8ft x 3ft).

Masterpiece, the London art and antiques fair which will take place June 27th to July 3rd at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, is now in its 10th (...)

Peter Sellers in  Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr Strangelove, Stanley Kubrick’s biting cold war satire which is re-issued in cinemas next week some 55 years after its initial theatrical run, is ar(...)

In 1994 his contributions to British humour were acknowledged when he received a lifetime achievement award for comedy during a ceremony at the London studios. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

“What would you rather have, a boring truth or an exciting lie?” – Leo Alphonso Milligan. The above quote, attributed to his father by Terence Alan “(...)

A new mission hopes  to one day form the basis for a contingency plan to save humanity from the fate of the dinosaurs.  File photograph: Getty Images

A select group of scientists, astronomers and engineers have been meeting in Laurel County, Maryland, weekly to plan an unprecedented space mission. T(...)

Boom time: The aftermath of nuclear war has always been fertile ground for post-apocalyptic films, novels and TV series. Photograph: RomoloTavani/Getty Images

In January 1962, the cover of Esquire magazine trailed a feature on the influence of then US president John F Kennedy on men’s fashion, including his (...)

Victoria & Abdul: Eddie Izzard at Venice Film Festival this month. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

Where do you start with Eddie Izzard? The first activity mentioned in any potted biography will still be “stand-up comedy”. In the early 1990s he gain(...)

 Bruce Forsyth and Beryl Reid (right), singing ‘Piccadilly,’ on stage at the old Brixton Music Hall.

Bruce Forsyth, who has died aged 89, was associated with some of the most successful shows in television history, from Sunday Night at the London Pall(...)

Mazda’s new MX-5 RF is a hard-top semi-convertible, more in the traditions of a Targa top than a full convertible

What Glastonbury is to music, Goodwood has become to motoring fans. It was fitting that both events coincided last weekend, although the shadow of the(...)

“Roy has said a lot of nasty things about me publicly, but I always wondered did he actually know me? Could he pick me out of a line-up, or was I just a name he associated with his pain?”

‘Euro 2016, ” a member of the association staff said in the bar the other night, “is a bit like that Game of Thrones , isn’t it? There’s hundreds of (...)

Burt Kwouk:  July 18th, 1930-May 24th,  2016. Photograph: PA

Anna May Wong, the first of the few Chinese actors to gain Hollywood stardom, explained why she retired from the screen: “I was so tired of the parts (...)

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