Oh no! We’re in a Mike Leigh play, p48
Economics for a harsh climate, p20
Ceci n’est pas un proper art gallery, p45
Arts 43 Interview Caroline Quentin
Lloyd Evans 45 Exhibitions Camulodunum; Tricia
Gillman: Stepping Stones Andrew Lambirth 46 Opera The Passenger
Michael Tanner 48 Theatre When Did you Last See y Mother?; Grief Lloyd Evans 50 Dance Jewels; 6000 Miles Away;
Drought and Rain Giannandrea Poesio 51 Music Michael Henderson 53 Cinema The Debt
Deborah Ross 54 Radio Kate Chisholm 55 Television Simon Hoggart Culture notes Ed Rex
Travel 57 Eastern Cape memories Janice Warman 58 Swimming with sharks Tremayne Carew Pole 59 An alternative ‘Big Five’ Taffeta Gray Life 63 High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke 64 Real life Melissa Kite 65 The turf Robin Oakley Bridge Janet de Botton
And finaly . . . 66 Chess Raymond Keene 67 Competition; Crossword 68Status anxiety Toby Young Dave Michael Heath 69 Sport Roger Alton Your problems solved Mary Killen 70 Food Tanya Gold Mind your language Dot Wordsworth
I think we most of us feel that now, don’t we? Shuddery dread, which we strive to stifle with hot baths, or G&Ts, or thoughts about how beautiful our children are James Delingpole, p28
The closing scene in Mike Leigh’s new play Grief is as replete with dread and menace as anything Hitchcock ever produced Lloyd Evans, p48
One of the fish was floating upside down. I had dreaded this more than anything. Please, God, let them both go together… Melissa Kite, p64
Toby Young read PPE at Brasenose College, Oxford, from 1982 to 1986; Boris Johnson read classics at Balliol College, Oxford, from 1982 to 1987. Kelvin MacKenzie is a columnist for the Daily Mail. He edited the Sun from 1981 to 1994.
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Douglas Murray is associate director of the Henry Jackson Society. He is the author of Bosie: a Biography of Lord Alfred Douglas and Neoconservatism: Why We Need It.
Alistair Horne is a historian and writer. His autobiography, But What Do You Actually Do?, was published last month. Susan Hill’s sixth Simon Serrailler mystery, The Betrayal of Trust, is out next week.