• A police detective and his brother have said they intend to wear superhero fancy dress for the London Marathon this year in order to raise money for charity and break a record.

    Rue Jones will don a Robin costume while Matthew Jones is to sport Batman fancy dress for the 26-mile race in April, the Bolton News reports.

    They are doing it all for the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) Association, a charity that raises funds and awareness for a rare neurological

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  • Christian Bale has said he loves being an actor, partly because of all the film fancy dress he has to wear.

    The star, who won the Outstanding Supporting Actor prize this week at the Screen Actors' Guild Awards for The Fighter, said he really enjoys what he does because it feels so silly at times.

    "It's like playing dress-up and other times it is so meaningful. I just enjoy that so much. We get to walk in other people's shoes," he commented.

    Bale explained this helps him to empathise with other people, even though he

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  • The Only Fools and Horses special which saw Del and Rodney sport superhero fancy dress has been voted the most memorable Christmas TV moment ever.

    According to a poll by TV channel Gold, 50 per cent of Brits named the scenes broadcast in 1996 as their favourite festive escapade of all-time, beating Wallace and Gromit's The Wrong Trousers into second place.

    The episode, entitled Heroes and Villains, involved the hapless Trotters being invited to what they thought was a costume party.

    Del sported a <a

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