Alexander Larman

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

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.

Why are so many still enthralled by even the most grotesque Victoriana?

Should there be a new drama about Jimmy Savile?

Nigel Kennedy’s latest principled stand against “Jurassic“ FM and the forces of musical conservatism

Love or loathe her, she’s never pretended to be anything other than a populist

Crime and thriller titles have replaced Strictly Come Dancing as the new craze for celebrities