10 Search results for ‘hamish polar bear’


Celebrated explorer displays master comic timing

July 14, 2014

Having spent an evening listening to Sir Ranulph Fiennes at Aberdeen's Music Hall on Friday night, it is abundantly clear that the celebrated adventurer should have been dead for some time now. The incredible feats of bravery, physical endurance and downright stupidity he has voluntarily put himself through are staggering, and should probably have seen him locked up for his own good. But that would have denied a packed audience the chance to hear this inspiring individual recount tales of record-breaking polar expeditions, near-death experiences and winning a race with Nasa to discover a lost city.


Q&A: Rich Hall

January 28, 2016

The wonderfully acerbic comedian Rich Hall is about to come on stage, and he would like your undivided attention, writes James Rampton


Be drawn like a moth to a flame

July 4, 2014

You wouldn't normally expect to find a lobster in your local park. But if you go down to the woods this summer, you could be in for a big surprise, writes Liam Creedon



December 23, 2014

Sophie Ellis Bextor, 35, is about to step back on to the dance floor for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special. The singer talks to Carrie Gregory about why she will have a lot more fun on the show this time around and why 2014 has been a great year for her