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Sydney Lotterby, producer and director of Yes Minister, has died at 93. Gerald Scarfe remembers drawing the opening titles and Sir Humphrey Appleby, played by Nigel Hawthorne
Ken Charman on his Devon local and its inspired genius of a landlord
Bruce Pickworth reports from behind the bar
James Fletcher fails to hit the gym
James Fletcher hits the road – and gets his hair cut
New intimacy rules and coronavirus threaten the great Hollywood sex scene. Actor Simon Williams remembers celluloid romps with Glenda Jackson and Jane Birkin
Today in 1917, the third Battle of Ypres began. William Cook paid a visit to the village of Passchendaele, where it happened
Kate Winslet is about to star in Ammonite, as 19th-century fossil-hunter Mary Anning. Harry Mount meets the pub landlord who had a dinosaur named after him
Manhattan is normally stuffed with directors making films on the street. No more, says James Fletcher
The great Barry Cryer tells his favourite jokes to Oldie readers
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