Philip Maughan is a writer and editorial assistant at the New Statesman.

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Cultural Capital
20 February 2013
Theatre itself takes centre stage.
Cultural Capital
15 February 2013
One year after the invasion of Iraq by US-led troops, Iraqi author and film maker Hassan Blasim fled the country and...
The Staggers
13 February 2013
A good time to go veggie?
Cultural Capital
07 February 2013
“The term ‘the Establishment,’ as it is now popularly used, was introduced into the common language...
Cultural Capital
05 February 2013
When Bruce Page was editor of the New Statesman, in the early 1980s, he received two letters from Marion Lloyd, leader...
Cultural Capital
03 February 2013
“I’m planning to expose all my vulnerabilities to the entire internet,” Hanna Horvath beams in the...
Cultural Capital
30 January 2013
In Paris, overweight Americans pound the streets. Sitting on a bench beneath the Eiffel Tower one muggy summer’s...
Cultural Capital
21 January 2013
Veteran film director and critic Michael Winner has died, aged 77, in his Kensington home. Liver specialists told him...
Cultural Capital
21 January 2013
For some reason, religious language sticks to George Orwell. The late historian Angus Calder, reviewing the collected...
Cultural Capital
10 January 2013
The noms are in. Journalists and industry insiders shuffled along to the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in...
Cultural Capital
09 January 2013
This lunchtime in Cheapside’s Daunt Books I watched an assistant stock the shelves with new editions of George...
Cultural Capital
21 December 2012
Our guide to the season's cinematic offerings.
Culture
19 December 2012
Read the New Statesman's most recent interview with David Attenborough, by Brian Cox and Robin Ince, here. For...
Cultural Capital
18 December 2012
After the competition page was hijacked from The Week-End Review, “absorbed” by the New Statesman in 1933,...

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