Comedian beats Hillary Mantel and Henry Kissinger in magazine's list of prominent intellectuals
Mark Rylance shines in a 'real and visceral' Wolf Hall adaptation – despite complaints about dim lighting
West End transfer of RSC's 'magnificent' Mantel dramas gets even better, say critics
Some critics have been as unkind about the novelist as she is about Kate Middleton, says Nigel Horne
Author calls pregnant Duchess a 'doll' with 'no personality' - but have critics missed the point?
Canada's Nancy Huston gets Bad Sex award while 'mummy porn' author wins popular fiction trophy
And she could win the prize again, even if her trilogy is proving hard going for some readers