Thursday May 9
Bryan Forbes: film director, actor and writer
The director, actor and writer Bryan Forbes, who has died aged 86, was one of the most creative forces in the British film industry of the 1960s, and the Hollywood films he directed included the original version of The Stepford Wives .
Christopher Challis, right, with Stanley Donen in 1974. Donen used Challis on six of his films.
Michael Gough obituary
Michael Gough parlayed his cachet from cult horror films into mainstream television roles such as Brideshead Revisited .
In living colour
The last time I heard an audience collectively gasp during a movie wasn't very long ago, it's just that the movie they were watching was over 60 years old.