Long before the 2018 World Cup, a Radio 4 sitcom explored the links between Russia and football, says PAUL SAFFER.
Is Danny Dyer heir to the legacy of Kenneth Williams? asks PAUL SAFFER.
ALWYN TURNER celebrates John Buchan’s most famous character.
DAN ATKINSON on Anthony Carson, the Pooter of travel writing.
Karl Marx, Madame Tussaud & Paris in 1848? It must be a novel by the editor of the Spectator, says ALWYN TURNER.
BEN FINLAY on Jezza, Jagger and sleepy London Town.
DAN ATKINSON on a novel of generational warfare.