Sir Paul McCartney

Macca-rachi!

Yesterday (no pun intended), Sir Paul McCartney played a free concert, to over 250,000 people in Mexico City, at the end of his current tour. It lasted nearly three hours (which is preposterously good value for no money), and as you ...

Watch: Paul McCartney’s ‘Ram’ Documentary Trailer

When your life is as stuffed with fascinating events as Sir Paul McCartney’s has been, and you’ve been as open in discussing them as he has, it must be tough to find fresh points of interest when putting together a reissue ...

Meet The (Junior) Beatles

Paul McCartney Is Back And Making Mischief

Sir Paul McCartney has a new album out next week, in which he pays tribute to the masters of romantic songwriting from the era before his own, with a little help from such friends as Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder and Diana Krall. But ...

News Roundup: Adele’s Throat Unharmed By Smoking

I know, it’s the first thing I thought too. Here’s Adele with a recurring throat problem, in which she blows her own voice out time and again, and apparently it has nothing to do with her fondness for the gaspers ...

News Roundup: Adele’s Bond Theme Is Ready To Record

It’s a fine showbiz tradition, that the producers of the James Bond movies will pick only the most worthy of musical stars to write them a theme song. They can be notable for reasons of astonishing vocal talent (Tom Jones, Shirley ...

News Roundup: The Recyclable Gowns Of ‘Downton Abbey’

The logistics of making a period drama beggar belief. Whether it’s tracking down exactly the right kind of gloves for a formal Edwardian dinner or researching which sugar tongs are appropriate for afternoon tea, there’s ...

News Roundup: Hugh Grant And JK Rowling Tackle Phone-Hacking

Hugh Grant has already proved himself to be something of a have-a-go hero in the phone-tapping scandal which overwhelmed UK tabloid journalism.

News Roundup: Colin Firth’s Kids Take His Oscar To School

Can I begin with a question? If you had won an Academy Award for being the best actor in the world, where would you keep the trophy? On the mantelpiece? On the hood of your car? On a chain around your neck at all times?

Five British Husbands And Their American Wives

The rules of love are difficult to define, constantly changing, draconian and libertarian at one and the same time, and hard to read through all the steam, but there are common threads which unite generations. Beautiful women fall for ...