It Ain’t Half Hot Mum’s Melvyn Hayes calls on BBC to do a Windsor Davies tribute

Chatting with actor Melvyn Hayes is a journey through seven decades of showbiz memories. Every inch of wall space in his study is covered with pictures cataloguing the 84-year-old star’s incredible career. There are photos of him as a school­­boy magician’s assistant, in Hammer Horror’s Curse of Frankenstein and driving that double-decker on Summer Holiday with Cliff in 1963. There […]

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Meeting the gorillas in Rwanda who owe their lives to David Attenborough

After clambering over fossilised lava flows at 9,000ft, we duck into vegetation, my guide slashing his machete through tendrils that grip your legs like lassoes. Finally, we see them – a family of  gorillas descended from those David ­Attenborough made famous in 1979. Our hearts hammering in a silence only broken by the buzzing of insects, we watch the Rwanda […]

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