Spectator Archive

Farewell to Afghanistan (for now)

26 October 2014 22:01

Britain has ended combat operations in Afghanistan. The war did topple the Taleban, but it hasn’t got rid of them.…

An infuriated cat, a ‘missing’ nose that isn’t – it’s screwball comedy in the courtroom

28 March 2014 14:25

The jury at Max Clifford’s trial have had a tough time of it trying not to get the giggles, as…

The National Theatre – 50 years (and more) in The Spectator

2 November 2013 16:26

Today the National Theatre hosts a gala performance, screened on BBC2 at 9pm, to celebrate fifty years since its launch…