Alexander Larman

Alexander Larman is an author and journalist. His latest book is Byron’s Women (Head of Zeus)

Kenneth Branagh does seem to like taking his clothes off

In 2022, a new Scream film must face down more than monsters

Netflix’s sympathetic take on the great appeaser is ultimately unconvincing

Eric Gill was an awful man — but that doesn’t make his art any less brilliant

“I’ll thcream and thcream and thcream until I’m thick”

Our increasingly polarised and angry age wants not entertainment, but preachers

Our values today are of consumerism and instant gratification, inherited from our Victorian forebears

Bawdy humour and the pantomime go together like sausages and mash, whatever you make of that banger

Tom Sutcliffe’s obituary of composer Stephen Sondheim was ill-judged and vindictive