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Arts | November 2019

Lorca's Corker

Joker Cmyk

In the latest issue


  • The Old Un's Notes
  • Bliss on Toast Prue Leith
  • Gyles Brandreth's Diary
  • Grumpy Oldie Man Matthew Norman
  • Olden Life: What was Typex? Alan Judd
  • Modern Life: What is cubbing? Annabel Sampson
  • Letter from America Dominic Green
  • The Way We Live Now Dafydd Jones
  • Town Mouse Tom Hodgkinson
  • Country Mouse Giles Wood
  • I Once Met... Cliff Richard Margaret Mather
  • Memory Lane
  • Postcards from the Edge Mary Kenny
  • School Days Sophia Waugh
  • Home Front Alice Pitman
  • Wilfred De'Ath
  • Profitable Wonders James Le Fanu
  • God Sister Teresa
  • Memorial Service: Gerald Isaaman, OBE James Hughes-Onslow
  • The Doctor's Surgery Theodore Dalrymple
  • Readers' Letters
  • Media Matters Stephen Glover
  • History David Horspool
  • Words and Stuff Johnny Grimond
  • Rant: Warnings
  • Crossword
  • Bridge Andrew Robson
  • Competition Tessa Castro
  • Ask Virginia Ironside


  • Mobility scooters Roger Lewis
  • The return of Dr Zhivago Nicolas Pasternak Slater
  • Louise Theroux, the Socrates of the BBC Harry Mount
  • John Nash steps out of big brother's shadow Andrew Lambirth
  • Living in a shed Neville Hodgkinson
  • William Hogarth's fashionable orgy Philippa Stockley


  • Film Frances Wilson
  • Theatre Nicholas Luard
  • Radio Valerie Grove
  • Television Roger Lewis
  • Music Richard Osborne
  • Golden Oldies Rachel Johnson
  • Exhibitions Huon Mallalieu


  • For the Record, by David Cameron Harry Mount
  • The Lives of Lucian Freud: Youth, by William Feaver Frances Spalding
  • Patrick O'Brian: A Very Private Life, by Nikolai Tolstoy Henrietta Bredin
  • In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance, by Selina O'Grady Barnaby Rogerson
  • The Bad Boy of Athens: Classic from Greece to Game of Thrones, by Daniel Mendelsohn Nic Liney
  • The Windrush Betrayal, by Amelia Gentleman Clair Wills
  • The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two, by Philip Pullman Minoo Dinshaw


  • Ich bin ein Berliner – 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall Nick Curtis
  • Pink mischief at the Muthaiga Club – from a colonial outpost in Kenya Xan Smiley
  • Overlooked Britain Lucinda Lambton
  • Taking a Walk Patrick Barkham
  • On the Road: Fiona Shaw Louise Flind


  • Gardening David Wheeler
  • Kitchen Garden Simon Courtauld
  • Cookery Elisabeth Luard
  • Restaurants James Pembroke
  • Drink Bill Knott
  • Sport Jim White
  • Motoring Alan Judd
  • Digital Life Matthew Webster
  • Money Matters Margaret Dibben
  • Bird of the Month: Fieldfare John McEwen
  • Getting Dressed Brigid Keenan