UK Politics
15 September 2011
This is what's happening. A new Conservative prime minister is taking on the public sector. There are violent protests...
Politics
17 October 2005
I went to Manchester University to read drama. I've never regretted going there, though I have often wondered if...
Books
01 October 2001
It is a delight, after the spilt "fury" of Salman Rushdie's latest assemblage, to savour the furious control of V S...
Food and Drink
10 September 2001
Fury exhausts all negative superlatives. It is a novel that is indeed likely to make even its most charitable readers...
12 June 2000
There's a playwriting exercise that illustrates the difference between story and plot. You take two plays with very...