Prime ministers’ sidekicks – do they always have to cause so much trouble? asks PAUL SAFFER
Can it be that it was all so simple then? ALWYN TURNER looks at the charts of 45 years ago, and tries to remember.
From Bograt, Bad Faith and Edwin Drood to the Venerators and Zeno, ALWYN TURNER’s guide to rock stars and TV detectives.
PAUL SAFFER adds a footnote to the story of Robert Maxwell suing Private Eye – and finds himself in a parallel universe.
Robert Maxwell celebrated his famous defeat of Private Eye with a commemorative book. PAUL SAFFER enjoys the irony.
Spam fritters, Vera Lynn & a grumpy Polly Toynbee – ALWYN TURNER remembers the 50th anniversary of VE Day.
Has competition had its day? asks DAN ATKINSON.
ALWYN TURNER reads some detective novels from the 1930s.