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    Always Worth Saying’s Question Time Review

    Question Time 16th January 2020 Panel: Baroness Chakrabarti of Kennington (Labour) Helen Whately (Conservative) Alyn Smith (SNP) Madeline Grant (Daily Telegraph Comment Editor) Laurence Fox (Actor) Venue: Liverpool To this reviewer’s recollection, Brexit was only [more...]
  • Arts

    Going Postal with Question Time

    Graphic EJ – Updated by Sam. Fiona Bruce presents an hour of topical debate from Liverpool. On the panel are: Helen Whately MP, Culture Minister, Conservative; Shami Chakrabarti, Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales [more...]
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    Tales from the Crypt

    The recent screening of Mark Gatiss’ Dracula – an enterprise that started well enough but fell away into nonsense like many of the BBC adaptations – reminded me of an enterprise that I initiated some [more...]
  • Arts

    Lausanne in the rain

    Lausanne, 2014 Back in the 1980s, I had been in Switzerland mainly to make a bit of money and “have an experience.” I hadn’t really been too concerned with the politics or culture of what [more...]

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