The National Gallery are reopening their headline 2020 exhibition on 8th July
Does age-blind casting work when adapting Shakespeare?
Is pedestrianisation the way to reopen Soho?
Does culture have a future in the post-lockdown world?
Christopher Pincher explores the Wine Ambassador restaurant and emporium in Bucharest
As Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads is set to air this evening, Alexander Larman ponders the relationship between a living writer and their works
Alexander Larman remembers his time with the decadent author, Sebastian Horsley, 10 years after his death
The riots of the 1960s left a generation of intellectuals out in the cold. Will the George Floyd demonstrations do the same?
150 years since Dickens’s death, Alexander Larman evaluates the memorialised writer’s questionable politics
Dominic Green looks at the immortality of jazz saxophonist, Charlie Parker