Culture

Spectator Life’s 4th birthday party, in pictures

To celebrate Spectator Life‘s fourth birthday, London’s literati, politicians and fashionistas joined Toby Young and Andrew Neil at Belgraves, a Thompson…

20 Apr 2016

Jemima Khan’s name does her brother no favours in mayoral race

During the last London mayoral election, Jemima Khan interviewed both candidates — Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone — for the New…

12 Apr 2016

Frontline hacks can dish it out, but can’t take it

Considering how much criticism they dish out, journalists – especially those who’ve seen combat – should be well equipped to…

1 Apr 2016

Party talk turns to Europe at Vogue Fashion Fund bash

This week clotheshorses and designers gathered at the Bulgari Hotel for the winners announcement for the Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. As…

23 Mar 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse

In cinemas from 19 May

23 Mar 2016

Natalia Osipova

Sadler’s Wells, 29 June–3 July

23 Mar 2016

Game of Thrones

Sky Atlantic, from 25 April

23 Mar 2016

Son of Saul

In cinemas from 29 April

23 Mar 2016

The bottom spotter’s bible

Merryn Somerset Webb takes a look at Lessons from Wall Street’s Four Great Bottoms by Russell Napier

23 Mar 2016

On with the slap in the hope I’ll be tickled

An invitation when I least expected it… how could I refuse?

23 Mar 2016

Thrown to the wolves

Telling the truth can get you mauled, but that’s our job on the ‘rabid right’, says James Delingpole

23 Mar 2016

Confessions of a mob doctor

A showgirl dead in a lift. A tycoon knocked out cold by a call girl. Just two entries in the Las Vegas casebook of Dr Ivan Mindlin

23 Mar 2016

How a ‘free’ holiday from a rich friend can cost a year’s salary

Learn these Cost of Ligging rules before you accept

23 Mar 2016

The EU’s problem with Islam

Hiding the truth about migrant crimes shows huge disrespect to most Muslims

23 Mar 2016

Tracking down Tina

Tina Fey stars in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, the new war film whose male lead is based on Sean Langan. So how could the two fail to hit it off when they met?

23 Mar 2016
Some members of the Frontline Club make Kirk Douglas’s character in Ace in the Hole look respectable

Life in the Frontline

The London club set up for war reporters and cameramen has become a den of swagger and lefty self-regard, says James Kirchick

23 Mar 2016

My life as a Gogglebox star

Being on TV while watching TV is no route to riches, but it brings unexpected rewards

23 Mar 2016

Not only fools and horses

Peter Robins on the rapid rebranding of Peckham

23 Mar 2016

Happiness on wheels

Off to work… in an Aston Martin Vanquish

23 Mar 2016
Taron Egerton as Eddie and Hugh Jackman as his trainer, Bronson Peary

The making of Eddie the Eagle

A Hollywood scriptwriter recalls every leap and plunge of his 14-year odyssey to bring Britain’s heroic Olympics failure to the big screen

21 Mar 2016

A fizzy new sponsor for the world of three-day eventing

Pol Roger have a long history of sponsoring exciting, and sometimes somewhat eccentric events – from real tennis to horse…

18 Mar 2016

David Cameron’s choice of welly dampens the mood at Hunter

In Anthony Seldon’s biography Cameron at 10, a curious passage laid bare the Prime Minister’s desire to be seen as…

8 Mar 2016

Jeanette Winterson turns the air blue at Rohan Silva’s bookshop launch

Since leaving No 10, David Cameron’s former special advisor Rohan Silva has rebranded himself as a techpreneur. After launching Second…

25 Feb 2016

Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

Cinemas from 25 March

25 Feb 2016