A commercial photographer based in Bristol, Sean Malyon and I met during a photoshoot in the hills around Llangollen where he managed to make me look uncharacteristically heroic. And, even better, he managed to do it quickly, a much-prized trait in any photographer… While Sean modestly says of himself “IContinue Reading

His culinary brand has redefined rustic cooking in the UK, and his name is synonymous with ecological activism at the very highest echelons of public power, but Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is proud to say he’s never forgotten his roots. In the world of gourmet dining and culinary celebrity, it is oftenContinue Reading

From learning his trade at Rolex to becoming Head Watchmaker at Breitling, Tony Williams’ life in watches now sees him reside as Lead Watchmaker and Head of Technical Development at Watchfinder. Despite the firm’s thoroughly modern approach to the watch market, this British company is not only paving the wayContinue Reading

Comedian Bill Bailey has been a permanent fixture on our TV screens and stages for the best part of two decades, performing stand-up, presenting documentaries, writing and starring in hit shows and appearing as a regular panelist on some of the nation’s favourite comedy instalments. He spoke to Calibre magazineContinue Reading

Ed Byrne doesn’t like doing interviews. After two decades of being probed interminably by journalists of every stripe on every detail of his life and work, the Dublin-born comedian could perhaps be forgiven for his media weariness and wariness. This however, is not the true source of his aversion. InContinue Reading

During a career spanning nearly five decades, John Sergeant has been at the forefront of mainstream media-reporting, writing, and even dancing. Calibre: Based on your recent output, have you always had a yearning for travel and adventure? “That was certainly one of the reasons why I didn’t become an actorContinue Reading

CALIBRE sits down for an intimate conversation with Brian Blessed to talk about his past, his present, and his future hopes for mankind  Calibre: Would you appear in Doctor Who again, if the chance arose?
 “Oh yes, I would love to play the Doctor, absolutely! A few years ago IContinue Reading

CALIBRE talks to Sir Tony Robinson about bringing back Baldrick and Blackadder, working on Time Team, his dreams of rock stardom and potential for Bond villainy Calibre: Was the experience of writing you new autobiography cathartic? “Yes, but I wasn’t nearly as aware of the emotions I was going throughContinue Reading

CALIBRE sits down with the King of Punk himself, John Lydon Calibre: What do you believe is the most punk thing you have ever done? “Fucking butter! Without a doubt!” says Mr Lydon, leaning back with a laugh. “What an insane thing that was to ask us – I mean itContinue Reading