After watching Darkest Hour, ROGER HERMISTON reflects that one man’s dramatic licence may be another’s historical distortion.
PAUL SAFFER watches the Beatles, Clement Attlee and David Frost on the BBC election coverage.
ALWYN TURNER on the Labour government’s 1997 decision to give the Bank of England control of interest rates.
Political winds not blowing your way? PAUL SAFFER looks at those who slipped down the greasy pole with a good old sulk.
Did Tony Blair really lose 5 million Labour votes? And does it matter? ALWYN TURNER explains.
ROGER HERMISTON wonders why the Lib Dems are so reluctant to draw on their rich heritage, and has someone in mind for rehabilitation.
From the Bullingdon Club to the International Brigade – PAUL SAFFER on a coxless pair.