Ed Smith's "Left Field" column.
Continuing our "What makes us human?" series.
Felix Martin's "Real Money" column.
The young soldier has become a symbol of the information war and its discontents.
After Tweet of the Day, which is mainly about birds tweeting, comes Sounds Natural (26 May, 11am), which is mainly about natural sounds. BBC Radio 4 Extra pulled out an interview from 1972 with the Hammer Film actor Peter Cushing, who died in 1994 but wou
Reviewed: Life and Times: Episodes 1-5; Patoral; Moth.
Up the Women is adorable. Admittedly, it starts slowly, but the second episode is funny. Properly funny. And clever, too.
How to describe Liberace? Imagine a French Fancy at a grand piano, decked out in jewellery that would make the average hip-hop performer look frugal, and you're in the right ballroom. I mean, ballpark.
Catherine Dawson Scott, writer and co-founder of International Pen, describes the poet Charlotte Mew in her diary of 1913 as “an imp with brains”. Mew was certainly doll-like in stature: she wore size-two boots, which she bought at F Pinet in Mayfair. It
Feeding people is still the supreme symbol of hospitality.
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