Man About Town

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

The Russians assume we use Opera to project state power, I assure them that the government hate the arts

Alexander Larman reports from a half-liberated, half-imprisoned world

The V&A reckons Alice in Wonderland is a self-help manual in the sex-war rather than the daydreams of an old Oxford perv

I’m delighted that Meghan Markle has decided to stop causing controversy and embark on the more sedate pursuit of a literary career