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Golden age: Warren Beatty kisses Joan Collins at a party in Los Angeles around 1959. Photograph: Earl Leaf/Ochs/Getty

She is one of the last surviving actors of Hollywood’s “golden age”. Now Joan Collins has given the BBC unprecedented access to her private home movie(...)

Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh receiving Parnell’s walking stick from Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill in 2017. For decades, it has been proudly passed from one generation of Irish writers to the next. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A walking stick cut by Charles Stewart Parnell some 130 years ago is now used as a literary baton. For decades, it has been proudly passed from one ge(...)

American actor Kirk Douglas in 1955. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty

Kirk Douglas Born: December 9th, 1916 Died: February 5th, 2020 Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age, whose(...)

Artist and publisher Jim Savage, who died suddenly on August 14th

Jim Savage Born: October 29th, 1950 Died: August 14th, 2019 The artist and publisher Jim (James) Savage, who died suddenly on August 14th, was born i(...)

Joe E Brown and Jack Lemmon in ‘Some Like It Hot’. Photograph: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc

Late last year, the BBC polled the world’s film critics to discover the “greatest comedy of all time”. The usual candidates showed up: Dr Strangelove (...)

Tom Hanks in The Post: we swoon, fan ourselves or need to be alone for a few minutes with “our thoughts”

Last week, when our clever, handsome, nicely socked leader, Leo Varadkar, spoke to Americans, sympathised with Trump and criticised the media, I thoug(...)

Alcock and Brown: The aircraft takes off for Clifden from Canada on June 14th, 1919. Photo by SPPL/Getty Images

If you ask Google to tell you who first flew non-stop across the Atlantic it will most likely throw up the name Charles A Lindbergh. But, as the poet(...)

The Hougoumont, which arrived in Fremantle 150 years ago with 62 Irish politican prisoners aboard. Photograph: Wikimedia

Traditional music, poetry, contemporary film, art, family events and a long table communal feast are at the heart of what is being billed as “Australi(...)

The 12,000-square-foot, 1936 Tuscan-style home was designed by architect Robert D Farquhar. Photograph: Mercer Vine

A house in Los Angeles that sold for $90 million (€77 million) just 10 months ago is back on the market, seemingly untouched, seeking $180 million. Th(...)

US president Barack Obama presents the 2014 National Medal of Arts to actress, director, theatre founder, Miriam Colón. Photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
Obituary: Miriam Colón

Miriam Colón, the diminutive but formidable actress who founded the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in New York and whose film roles included Al Pacino(...)

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