august 2017 Issue 456 £3.95

Stevenson in the South Seas Peter Moore the first age of celebrity Darrin McMahon luther & his legend Dmitri Levitin seasons of the witch Tracy Borman the windrush generation Piers Brendon southeast asia’s ills Richard Cockett imperial appetites • racy gainsborough • tips from the turf heiress on trial • lesley blanch in love • tea for two billion