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Pursuits | August 2018

Gardening

Nicola Coughlan Joyce Emily And Lia Williams Jean Brodie In The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie Donmar Warehouse Directer Polly Findlay Designer Lizzie Clachan  Photo Manuel Harlan
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Arts | August 2018

Theatre




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Regulars

  • The Old Un's Notes
  • Raymond Briggs
  • Media Matters Stephen Glover
  • The Way We Live Now Dafydd Jones
  • Grumpy Old Man Matthew Norman
  • Short Cuts Anne Robinson
  • Gyles Brandreth's Diary
  • Greydar
  • Postcards from the Edge Mary Kenny
  • History David Horspool
  • Town Mouse Tom Hodgkinson
  • Country Mouse Giles Wood
  • I Once Met... Oliver Reed
  • Memory Lane
  • School Days Sophia Waugh
  • Home Front Alice Pitman
  • Wilfred De'Ath
  • Letter from America Melik Kaylan
  • Getting Dressed: Claudia Roden Brigid Keenan
  • On The Road: June Whitfield Louise Flind
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  • British Building Styles
  • Readers' Letters
  • Literary Lunches
  • Words and Stuff Johnny Grimond
  • Rant: Showers
  • Field Guide: Yachtie
  • Travel: Ireland's Best Hotels Fiona Duncan
  • Travel: Sun Park, Lanzarote Mark Palmer
  • Overlooked Britain Lucinda Lambton
  • Taking a Walk Patrick Barkham
  • God Sister Teresa
  • Memorial Service: Geraldine Stephenson James Hughes-Onslow
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  • Digital Life Matthew Webster
  • Money Matters Margaret Dibben
  • Farewell to Dr Tom James Le Fanu
  • Reader Trip: Puglia
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  • Competition Tessa Castro
  • Ask Virginia Ironside

Features

  • Olden Life: What was the D'Oliveira Affair? Christopher Sandford
  • Modern Life: What is an incel? Richard Godwin
  • Carry On: a very British phenomenon Roger Lewis
  • The man who made Molesworth Michael Barber
  • When the Soviets invaded my homeland John Tusa
  • My non-bucket list David Jenkins
  • The last days of steam Paul Barnes
  • Britannia's rules Sophia Money-Coutts
  • The genius of Nicolas Bentley Mark Bryant
  • I don't need a doctor Liz Hodgkinson

Arts

  • Film Marcus Berkmann
  • Theatre Paul Bailey
  • Radio Valerie Grove
  • Television Roger Lewis
  • Music Richard Osborne
  • Exhibitions Huon Mallalieu

Books

  • The Ritz and the Ditch by Diana Holderness Ysenda Maxtone Graham
  • Prime Movers by Ferdinand Mount Alan Ryan
  • Facts and Fiction: A Book of Storytelling by Michael Holroyd Minoo Dinshaw
  • The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression by Edward Bullmore Kate Womersley
  • Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray Hamish Robinson
  • Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather: Fashion, Fury and Feminism - Women's Fight for Change by Tessa Boase Constance Watson
  • Warlight by Michael Ondaatje Allan Massie

Travel

Pursuits

  • Gardening David Wheeler
  • Kitchen Garden Simon Courtauld
  • Cookery Elisabeth Luard
  • Restaurants James Pembroke
  • Drink Bill Knott
  • Sport Jim White
  • Motoring Alan Judd