Mark McGinness

Granada’s Brideshead Revisited remains the sine qua non of mini-series

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Sumptuous, glorious, luminous, lavish: Granada’s 40-year-old adaptation of Brideshead Revisited remains the sine qua non of mini-series, says Mark McGinness

James Bond and the Beatles herald a new Britain

11 September 2021 9:00 am

The word ‘magisterial’ consistently attaches itself to the work of David Kynaston. His eye-wateringly exhaustive four-volume history of the Old…

To the brownstone born: WASPS, by Michael Knox Beran, reviewed

4 September 2021 9:00 am

It was only in 1948 that the term WASP was coined — by a Florida folklorist, Stetson Kennedy. Yet White…