Cooler than a vote of confidence, more radical than a Social Chapter, it’s . . .

I ‘I want Gerard Depardieu to play me in the film.’ Hans Holbein’s Sir John Godsalve, part of the Holbein collection at the National Gallery of Scotland. See Art preview.

l ‘Alas poor Yorick, I had to disemhowel him, lop his head of! and rip all the flesh oil the mother’s skull and . . .’ Arnie has a few hiccups getting to grips with the subtleties of Hamlet in last Action Hero. See Film preview.

2 The List301uly~l2 August I993