Gary Barlow album review: If you don’t mind a few cliches, this is good fun

If you don’t mind a few cliches, Music Played By Humans by Gary Barlow is good fun and it should make for a memorable gig… one day By Tim De Lisle for Event Magazine Published: 22:00 GMT, 21 November 2020 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 21 November 2020 Gary Barlow              … Read more

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: Get the soapbox… it’s a big vote for cliches in this lame political thriller 

Roadkill Rating: DNA Rating: As Oscar Wilde nearly said, to lose one character in a violent car accident is unfortunate. To do so twice in a single episode looks like careless driving. Sleazy Cabinet minister Peter Laurence, played by Hugh Laurie in Roadkill (BBC1), was heading home in his vintage Mercedes to confront his wife … Read more

A disordered rag-bag of clichés, cock-and-bull stories and sleazy boasts!

Inside Story Martin Amis Jonathan Cape £20 Rating: When is a novel not a novel? If you need an answer to this question, don’t, whatever you do, ask Martin Amis or you’ll never hear an end to it. Martin Amis with his father Kingsley in 1975. Inside Story is basically a disordered rag-bag of autobiographical leftovers … Read more