This month it’s 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston.
Sir John Mills - Suffolk’s acting knight - was one of the greatest actors of his generation and a great east Anglian. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke reviews Sir John’s career and revisits two interviews he did with the star during the last ten years of his life.
Grounding historical events in personal stories makes them more relatable. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to film-maker Tim Curtis about his latest film which tells the story of two local men and their experiences during The Great War
Like thousands of young men from across the region, William Harvey signed up to join the army at the start of the Great War in 1914 – and fought for more than four years before he was killed just weeks before the armistice.
Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different
There’s nothing more cringeworthy than watching your own profession portrayed in a drama on TV. Spare a thought for us journalists when Press begins on BBC1 - before then, we look at eight other shows which have featured reporters.
The Carry On films celebrate their 60th anniversary this summer. They remain the longest, most profitable comedy series in British film history. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes an affectionate look at these classic movies