Graham Greene

arts pages

From Middlemarch to Mickey Mouse: a short history of The Spectator’s books and arts pages

April 24, 2020 5:39 pm

The magazine has spent 10,000 issues identifying the dominant cultural phenomena of the day and being difficult about them

graham greene

How Graham Greene earned The Spectator a place in cinematic history

April 24, 2020 3:21 pm

The 400 film reviews he wrote for the magazine are full of sparkling observation

polanski

J’accuse…!

January 29, 2020 3:12 pm

The banning of Roman Polanski’s film about the Dreyfus affair is history repeating itself

revival

Booze, cigarettes and Auberon Waugh: Remembering The Spectator’s 1970s revival

January 3, 2019 9:02 am

‘The revival of this magazine was wonderful — and it was the time of my life’