Big-tent protesting, p24
Stepping outside with David Hockney, p41
Arts 51 Interview David Edgar Lloyd Evans 52 Wexford Festival
Tom Sutcliffe 53 Exhibitions Postmodernism:
Style and Subversion 1970-1990 Andrew Lambirth 54 Theatre Inadmissable Evidence; Jumpy
Lloyd Evans 56 Marat/Sade
Patrick Carnegy Dance Birmingham Royal Ballet;
Lucinda Childs Dance Company; Giannandrea Poesio 57 Opera Der fliegende Holländer;
Deborah Ross 59 Radio Kate Chisholm 61 Television Simon Hoggart Culture notes Christopher Howse Travel 67 Luxury and lust in Marrakesh Jeremy Clarke 70 Learning to love Moroccan food Camilla Stoddart Life 77 High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke 78 Real life Melissa Kite 80 The turf Robin Oakley Bridge Janet de Botton Andfinaly . . . 82 Chess Raymond Keene 83 Competition; Crossword 84 Status anxiety Toby Young Dave Michael Heath 85 Sport Roger Alton Your problems solved Mary Killen 86 Food Tanya Gold Mind your language Dot Wordsworth
The Queen of Spades Michael Tanner 58 Cinema Anonymous
Gardens are outside the realistic realm. They have romance, charity and cake associated with them, and are thus above criticism Anne Wareham, p26
In his prime Beckett played golf to a handicap of seven, better than Ian Fleming, not as good as Patrick Hamilton or Malcolm Lowry Ferdinand Mount, p47
Of all the playscripts I’ve seen on stage (rough total, 1,000), Inadmissable Evidence is among the three or four worst Lloyd Evans, p54
Peter Hitchens is a columnist for the Mail on Sunday. His most recent books are The Rage against God and The Cameron Delusion.
Peter Jones is a co-founder and trustee of the charity Friends of Classics. He writes The Spectator’s ‘Ancient and modern’ column.
Anne Wareham is the designer of a garden at Veddw House, Monmouth, and the author of The BadTempered Gardener.
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Carey Schofield is the author of Inside the Pakistan Army.
Nicholas Lezard writes ‘Down and Out in London’, the New Statesman’s ‘low life’ column.