Woefully out of touch and with falling congregations, the Church of England faces a crisis of leadership and theology

Long live the golden age of British television, when great actors imbued classic roles with risky, multifaceted complexity

A trip to Afghanistan to report on the destruction of the opium crop almost resulted in death

The delicate process of writing the biography of a wary Sir Ronald Harwood

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s many passions included a view of Empire that would today be regarded as racist

How will society be changed by the over-production of female graduates?

Gatsby aside, F. Scott Fitzgerald — the Jazz-Age chronicler — is dispensable

The professionals “guilty” of failing to accept the medicalisation of vulnerable children

Historians are better placed to explain malicious acts than philosophers, who strive to subordinate them to reason

Get as many days of game sport as possible because one never knows when the self-righteous will stop it