Tony Robinson

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‘It’s a celebration of life, of other people’: Tony Robinson at Sao Bento train station, in Porto, for Around the World by Train. Photograph: Rumpus Media/Channel 5

Three weeks ago, Tony Robinson completed a six-part series for Channel 5 – it started last night – charting a journey that took him around the world b(...)

‘There’s a limit to the amount of times I’m prepared to prostitute my catchphrase’ Tony Robinson in Blackadder. Photograph: Victor Watts/Rex/Shutterstock

When it happens to Richard Wilson, he gives a wave and keeps walking. Maureen Lipman, on the other hand, tends to assume an expression of weary resign(...)

John Cleese has led tributes to Andrew Sachs, the actor best known for starring as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers. Photograph: Stuart Nicol/Getty Images

John Cleese has led tributes to Andrew Sachs, the actor best known for starring as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers. Sachs was buried on Thursd(...)

Veteran broadcaster Sir Jimmy Young, who spent almost three decades at BBC Radio 2, died “peacefully at home” with his wife Alicia by his side this afternoon. File photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

Veteran broadcaster Sir Jimmy Young has died at the age of 95. The long-serving DJ, who spent almost three decades at BBC Radio 2, died “peacefully a(...)

Ricky Tomlinson (77) is pressing the judge-led public inquiry into the undercover infiltration of political groups to launch a thorough investigation. Photograph: Jim Watson/Getty Images

Ricky Tomlinson, the actor who starred in the TV comedy The Royle Family, has called for a proper investigation into why police covertly monitored his(...)

Detail of ‘The Hook Lighthouse’ by Ivan Sutton at Dolan’s Art Auction House (€800-€1,200)

Auction results Saturday (April 23rd) Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers ‘History Sale’, Gresham Hotel, Dublin. An original copy of the 1916 Proclamation “be(...)

A simple, locally made device added to a clay  stove can use the heat from  cooking to make electricity to charge mobile phones, lights and radios

Dublin engineers working with rural communities in Malawi have come up with an effective joint solution to two problems faced by developing countries.(...)

Dr Cathal Wilson and Prof Tony Robinson: Herchel machine was named after the man who discovered infrared radiation
New innovators: Ceramicx

A west Cork-based company has created a new state of the art device aimed at major industries as diverse as the aviation, automotive and plastics sect(...)