Alexander Larman

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

Give up writing, men – the world will be a happier place when you do

Music today is anodyne compared to the heydays of Britpop and the sixties and seventies

British musical theatre has nothing on the American slickness

Just stage Cyrano with a great actor breaking wind in a corner, and we’ll all be happy

Gilliam is now 80, and seems as cheerily intent on causing trouble and controversy as ever

These two books show that it has always been the preserve of the unscrupulous to peddle their wares to the gullible and salacious

Is Sir Ridley Scott a surprising feminist?

Rooney has now run into greater controversy than simple literary taste

It’s time to let the man who saved the world, and the cinema, rest in peace.