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Rami Malek, who won an Oscar for his turn as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, has been announced as the next Bond villain. Brigid Keenan speaks to the woman who got him his big break, the majestic Susie Figgis
Hard-boiled Fleet Street hack John McEntee looks back – with uncharacteristic contrition – on the tasteless tactic he used to get close to the Pope...
Gill McLaren Rowe recalls her year’s engagement as personal assistant to Dame Rebecca West
Why do we listen so intently to a 16-year-old? Because modern society is a youth cult, says Theodore Dalrymple
Jane Wellesley writes about her ancestor, the Iron Duke, who turns 250 on 1st May
Giles Wood has an awkward encounter with a 'raisin-eyed' rural neighbour
William Cook speaks to The Oldie's Editorial Assistant, Ferdie Rous, about the German town of Coburg, where Prince Albert was born 200 years ago.
Machines Like Us by Ian McEwan reviewed by Alex Clark
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