Tragic (when my mother married my uncle)
l He grew up in Glasgow, where he studied at the Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama (now Royal Conservatoire Scotland).
There are books about television and there is television about books, but the relationship between the two has always been a little strained.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is to translate the entire works of the Bard into Mandarin as part of efforts to foster greater cultural ties with China.
BY ALAN TAYLOR & ROSEMARY GORING