Dangerous liaisons, p37
- Ukraine must stop pulling down its public statues
Exhibitions The Van de Veldes
- Laura Gascoigne
- Cinema Champions Deborah Ross
- Cosmo Landesman on selling a destroyed piano to the Tate
Women, Beware the Devil;
Butler, Blake and Grant; The Loft
Kathy Burke: Growing Up;
We Need to Talk About Cosby James Walton
- London Handel Festival; Birmingham Opera Company Richard Bratby
Mark of Caine, p24
- High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke
- Real life Melissa Kite
- The turf Robin Oakley Bridge Janet de Botton
AND FINALLY . . .
- Notes on… Corsets Francesca Peacock
- Chess Luke McShane Competition Lucy Vickery
- Crossword Doc
- No sacred cows Toby Young Battle for Britain Michael Heath
- The Wiki Man Rory Sutherland Your problems solved Mary Killen
- Drink Bruce Anderson Mind your language Dot Wordsworth
Stockholm syndrome, p22
This must be the first period in 300 years when a normal English person has not heard of port. Charles Moore, p11
I became an actor because I wanted to kiss a girl, and I got to kiss all of them, so I thought it a good profession.
Michael Caine, p24
With the £500 Tumi bag, the act of retrieving a USB cable requires you to contend with so many pouches, zips, belts, buckles and straps, it’s like making love to a goth. Rory Sutherland, p61
James Heale is The
Spectator’s new political correspondent and a biographer of Liz Truss. He profiles Simon Case, the cabinet secretary, on p14.
Viv Groskop, who wonders on p32 if travel writing is dead, is the author of books including Lift As You Climb: Women and the Art of Ambition.
Tessa Dunlop’s latest book is Elizabeth and Philip: A Story of Young Love, Marriage and Monarchy. She looks at Edward VIII’s wartime shenanigans on p37.
Hugh Thomson, who plunges into the Amazon on p39, is the author of Cochineal Red: Travels Through Ancient Peru.
Yevheniia Moliar is a Ukrainian art historian and a member of the DE NE DE art collective. She argues that Ukraine should be preserving its Soviet monuments on p40.