When playwright DC Jackson asked David Ireland what might be the Belfast-born actor and playwright's ideal part, for a man who had nominally quit the stage to concentrate on writing it was a no-brainer.
I AM not, thanks goodness, an economist.
Britain stands ready to take "whatever steps are necessary" to help an international push to destroy the "evil" extremist group who murdered British aid worker David Haines, David Cameron said.
The Foreign Office said tonight it was "working urgently to verify" a video purporting to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines in Syria.
ATTENDING some reception, I was joined by a businessman who tried to impress the young woman opposite by mentioning all the famous people he had met.