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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

Italy’s anti-Green Pass movement has a new figurehead

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Italy’s anti-Green Pass movement has a new figurehead

The pandemic has made cynics of us all

16 October 2021 9:00 am

A report by MPs into the spread of the coronavirus has concluded that the government’s approach constituted one of this…

Brexit has killed Thatcherism. And about time, too

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Boris is returning conservatism to its roots

Another haphazard Booker shortlist lacks literary competence

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Philip Hensher finds this year’s Booker shortlist more concerned with serious world issues than vivid characterisation

How the culture wars are killing Western classical music

9 October 2021 9:00 am

Ian Pace on musicology’s culture wars

‘I’m entitled not to listen to Sage’: an interview with Sajid Javid

9 October 2021 9:00 am

Sajid Javid has big plans for the NHS – if Covid lets him

China is using the climate as a bargaining chip

9 October 2021 9:00 am

For China, the climate is a useful bargaining chip

The true enemy of political interviews

9 October 2021 9:00 am

The rhythm of the big party conference leader interviews is a strange one. First come days of slow, repetitive, detailed…

Factories close, offices shut: what happens if the UK runs out of gas

9 October 2021 9:00 am

Get ready for factory closures and cold homes

Pink for boys, blue for girls and a worldwide mania for mauve

9 October 2021 9:00 am

Honor Clerk explores the history of the world through colour, from the Stone Age to orbiting the Moon

In defence of Marvel

2 October 2021 9:00 am

A global pandemic is no match for the Marvel multiverse, says Rosie Millard

A compelling mess: No Time to Die reviewed

2 October 2021 9:00 am

These days, James Bond can no longer just be the main character in the Bond films. He’s also had to…

‘Let prisoners work’: an interview with Dominic Raab

2 October 2021 9:00 am

Dominic Raab on prisons, patriotism and standing in for Boris

Why I became a writer

2 October 2021 9:00 am

Whenever I give talks to children about my books they always ask who inspired me to be a writer. I…

The magic of manuscripts

2 October 2021 9:00 am

Nothing captures medieval life more vividly than a manuscript that has passed through many hands, says Jonathan Sumption

There’s one upside to having Parkinson’s disease

2 October 2021 9:00 am

I am just back from my final salmon fishing trip of the year. I have never had a worse season…

How the British musical conquered the world

25 September 2021 9:00 am

A new musical history is being written for Britain, says Nicola Christie

The case against Aukus

25 September 2021 9:00 am

The case against Aukus

The stalemate election: can Germany move beyond Merkel?

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Germany needs to progress beyond Merkel – but will it?

The myth of Japan’s warrior spirit

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Japan won’t save us from China

Now I’m a backbencher, I’m free to speak my mind

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Politicians are supposed to have a survival instinct. Mine didn’t kick in last week, so I had no idea that…

From salivating dogs to mass indoctrination: Pavlov’s sinister legacy

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Peter Pomeranzev describes the refinement of thought-control techniques over the past century – and the worldwide competition to employ them

All bar none: there’s more to the pub than just drink

18 September 2021 9:00 am

There’s more to the pub than just drink

Are NFTs memes – or masterpieces?

18 September 2021 9:00 am

Are NFTs memes – or masterpieces?