Clive James in Dublin promoting his autobiography Clive James – Always Unreliable in 2001. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Clive James, who has died at the age of 80, was one of his era’s great polymaths. (His near-contemporary Jonathan Miller, whose death was announced on(...)

Dallas star: Ken Kercheval in 2016. Photograph: Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty

Ken Kercheval, who played Cliff Barnes, JR Ewing’s nemesis in the US soap opera Dallas, has died. He was 83. The actor, who died on Sunday evening in(...)