Robin Williams

Holy Smoke Podcast: Mental health, useless clergy – and a young professor’s nightmare

15 November 2019 18:29

We’re all sick of celebrities making a meal of their mental health problems – but that doesn’t mean that we…

It’s time we accepted that depression is a terminal illness

15 August 2014 14:29

For Robin Williams, depression was a terminal illness. He also, his wife has revealed, suffered from Parkinson’s disease. These two…

Robin Williams in London

14 August 2014 14:46

In 2001 I wrote a book called The Comedy Store (still available in some good bookshops – and quite a…

Human beings aren’t built to handle ‘celebrity’

13 August 2014 22:39

When Robin Williams killed himself, his spokesman revealed that he’d been suffering from depression. Cue well-meaning advice about this mysterious…

What’s your favourite Robin Williams one-liner?

12 August 2014 10:49

Mr S was saddened to hear of the death of Robin Williams — a man who contributed to the gaiety…