Helen Lewis is associate editor of the New Statesman. She regularly appears on BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and the News Quiz, and is writing a history of feminism for Jonathan Cape.
When does a robot become indistinguishable from a human? McEwan’s latest novel offers one answer – when it sleeps with your girlfriend.
The nadir in the Lords debate came with the intervention of Matt Ridley, fifth Viscount Ridley, who declared that a majority of the British public favoured a no-deal Brexit.
The National’s revival of the 1982 play reminds us of the compromises that women make to survive in a world built for men.
In her performance as John Proctor, Caoilfhionn Dunne’s gender felt irrelevant – wonderfully so.
This is now a country where “Remainer” and “European” have become political identities held by a small but energised minority.
After 1,000 days of negotiations, there are no jokes left.
Chiwetel Ejiofor speaks to Helen Lewis about his directorial debut, The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind.
He burned through more than £200m of taxpayers’ cash in one news cycle.
Plus: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch by Bryony Kimmings.
Both Trump and Corbyn demonstrate zero concern in trying to separate unfair, hostile headlines from legitimate scrutiny. The only conclusion is that they do not believe legitimate scrutiny can exist.