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Andrew Marr is a broadcaster and journalist. Formerly the BBC’s Political Editor, he presents the Andrew Marr Show on BBC1 on Sundays and Start the Week on Monday mornings on Radio 4.
If the left doesn’t find an optimistic, enthusing British prospectus of its own, then, in the short term, it is finished.
I make no political point when I say Glasgow feels as distinct from an English city as, for instance, Dublin.
Channon was a snobbish, sexually voracious Tory who revered Hitler – and a new edition of his journals shines a startling light on interwar Britain.
A new book, Francis Bacon: Revelations, shows the painter as he tried to recapture the intensity of wartime when the world turned mundane.
Freud could be selfish, amoral and cruel. But he lived and painted with feverish intensity.
How the UK can heal itself in an age of disorder.
How the pandemic could transform British politics.
Boris Johnson’s victory has the potential to realign British politics. His opponents underestimate him at their peril.
The third volume of Charles Moore’s thrilling and fair-minded biography shows how Thatcher was felled by her own tragic flaws.
There’s a long tradition of inflammatory speech in British politics: so why does today’s discourse feel so toxic?