What could be more frightening than an evening with Simon Cowell and Piers Morgan hosted by Gordon Brown? Cowell's plans for immortality, that's what.
The high-trousered one joked to the PM: "I have decided to freeze myself when I die. You know, cryonics… Medical science is bound to work out a way of bringing us back to life in the next century or so, and I want to be available when they do. I would be doing the nation an invaluable service."
Mr Brown responded with a rare quip: "I am not sure me coming back from the dead would be quite as popular... In fact, there may be a public campaign to stop me being frozen!'
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