So… can you predict whether Lloyd Evans will like us?, p52
Exhibitions worth the climb, p51
Arts 48 Michael Henderson Learning from Beethoven 50 Cinema Chalet Girl; Route Irish
Deborah Ross 51 Exhibitions Susan Hiller; Georgian Faces:
Portrait of a County Andrew Lambirth 52 Theatre Blithe Spirit; Flare Path
Lloyd Evans 53 King Lear;Romeo and Juliet Patrick Carnegy 54 Opera Aida; Dialogues des Carmélites
Michael Tanner 55 Music Peter Phillips 56 Television Simon Hoggart 58 Culture notes
The Garrick’s leading men, p40
Life 65 High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke 66 Real life Melissa Kite 67 The turf Robin Oakley 67 Bridge Janet de Botton
And finaly . . . 68 Chess Raymond Keene 69 Competition; Crossword 70 Status anxiety Toby Young Dave Michael Heath 71 Sport Roger Alton Your problems solved Mary Killen
Like the new Census, which offers ever more recherché forms of ethnicity, the new passport has an extra layer of political correctness Charles Moore, p11
The idea of border police – or indeed, government – becomes more blurry the further from a Middle Eastern capital you go John R. Bradley, p20
The short talk has always been my favourite form on radio; the best way to learn anything Kate Chisholm, p58
Alexander Chancellor (p. 9) edited The Spectator from 1975 to 1984. He is now a columnist for the Guardian.
Daniel McCarthy (p. 15) is editor of the American Conservative.
the spectator | 19 March 2011 | www.spectator.co.uk
Janine di Giovanni (p. 16) is a former senior foreign correspondent for the Times. Her books include The Place at the End of the World.
John R. Bradley (p.20) is the author of Inside Egypt and Saudi Arabia Exposed.
Frederic Raphael (p. 43) is the author of, among other things, the screenplays Darling, Two for the Road and Far from the Madding Crowd.