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You’ll be sorry when Gove puts the moves on No 10

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“Dance, dans, wherever you may be!I’m the Chancellor of the Duchyof Lancaster, and Surrey Heath’s MP,And that’s why I get into clubs for free.” The Gove of the Dance, Sydney Carter, 1963 Few people will ever forget ...

Joshua Jackson: ‘Patrick Stewart relit my fire’

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The Canadian-American actor Joshua Jackson, 43, made his name playing Pacey Witter in teen drama Dawson’s Creek. Subsequent TV shows include Fringe, The Affair, When They See Us and Little Fires Everywhere. He now sta...

Andrew Neil enters his broom cupboard years

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A woman I went on a blind date with in 1988 told me that witches she knew would consort with the devil at midnight, on the meadow by the river outside the town where I was a student. Soon after I decided to become a s...

‘Not just a drummer – a genre’: Stewart Copeland and Max Weinberg on Charlie Watts

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I’m an early-period Stones fan, and not so much because of losing interest in them, but because when you’re 16, music is 100 times more important – and the Rolling Stones were right there when I was 16. Humans are sor...

If only Dominic Raab had watched Iron Man

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Many of the excitable characters who impulsively phone talk radio stations without having thought through their contradictory positions are rightly horrified by footage of desperate people falling off planes into the ...

Tory values? Urination, urination, urination

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Did the Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen cultivate lagoons of urine in his rural Leicestershire constituency? In 2014, the Environment Agency claimed lagoons at the Measham depot of his vegetable packaging and distribut...

Did I cock up over the Marcus Rashford mural?

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On Wednesday of the week before last I filed one of my supposedly funny “columns” for last Sunday’s Observer. I wanted to write a personal pastiche of feel-good op-eds about England’s near victory in the Euros and ref...

It’s Not What You Thought It Would Be by Lizzy Stewart review – it’s different for girls

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Almost without exception, the gorgeous, clever short stories in Lizzy Stewart’s It’s Not What You Thought It Would Be are preoccupied with girlhood, as seen through the eyes of women who are now old enough and wise en...

The Euro final loss is a victory for what’s best about England

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A mural of Jadon Sancho’s fellow footballer Marcus Rashford was graffitied after Sunday night’s final. Four semen streaks spurted simultaneously from a tumorous cartoon penis towards Rashford’s face, suggesting a ruin...

Walking the Invisible by Michael Stewart review – following in the Brontës’ footsteps

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I walked recently through the North York Moors national park and along the Yorkshire coast, reaching Scarborough, and climbed towards its castle high on a clifftop, and to the grave of Anne Brontë, who died aged 29 'n ...

Is GB News a threat to democracy? That’s the million-dollar oesion

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Verlede week, as a disciple of the religion of wokeness, I was busy boycotting products advertised on Andrew Sphagnum Moss Neil’s new anti-woke GB News channel, which has been difficult as many of them are goods and serv...

Please could we have a cultured culture secretary?

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I am a pan-disciplinary recipient of the country’s two highest cultural accolades, the Bafta for film and television and the Olivier for theatre; I have been described by the Times as the “world’s greatest living stan...

Pity the poor standup in Boris Johnson’s kleptocracy

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Like a great sloppy spaff, the flying shit of the Queen’s speech has hit the fan of functioning democracy full in the face. More than two million of the electorate least likely to support Boris Johnson are to be robbe...

Justice League, zombies and Rod Stewart: post your questions for director Zack Snyder

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In next week’s Film & Music, Zack Snyder – one of the most successful and sometimes most polarising directors of the modern age – will be answering questions from friends, peers and Guardian readers. That’s where ...

Is nowhere safe from the Tories’ culture wreckers?

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Many on the left have blamed Keir Starmer, and the white working class’s perceived abandonment by Labour’s patronising metropolitan elite, for the political survival of the corrupt liar Boris Johnson. And it helps tha...

All the Tory sleaze that’s fit to print…

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I first filed this supposedly funny column, about Boris Let the Bodies Pile High in Their Thousands Johnson’s wallpaper, at 8pm on Wednesday, 15 glorious hours before the Thursday 11am deadline. Now I could enjoy a le...

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