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 wayRead More →

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 magazineRead More →

The adventurer Alastair Humphreys shares his secrets on how to cycle 40,000 miles – and his priorities for success will forever change the way you approach your own adventures… I wanted to see the world. I wanted to do something difficult and exciting. I wanted to escape the meaningless dailyRead More →

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. InRead More →

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 actorRead More →

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 IRead More →

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 throughRead More →

A decade at the top of his game came at a price for Austin Healey, here CALIBRE talks to him about keeping fit, despite his joint pain Austin Healey spent the best part of ten years entertaining the fans of the Leicester Tigers and England rugby union teams. His dazzling speed, creativityRead More →