The PMs Power Play

The PMs Power Play

Her deal went down to a defeat of 230, the largest ever defeat for a Government and the largest Tory rebellion. But it was the Prime Minister’s response that almost matters more. It was perhaps the shrewdest political move of her career and recent years. In one fell swoop she came back, not out, not…

Brexit: The Uncivil War  ★★★★

Brexit: The Uncivil War ★★★★

Monday evening saw the airing on Channel 4 of James Graham’s Brexit: The Uncivil War, staring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings, the brains behind Vote Leave. Graham is one of the country’s leading playwrights with a penchant for political plays – his play This House was one of the mostly highly praised and successful political…

The New Fourth Plinth

The New Fourth Plinth

Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth, originally intended for an equestrian statue of William IV, has become the leading public art installation in London. Started in 2005, the rotating commission has led the way in London’s pubic art commissions, to the point that the streets of our city are now awash with temporary and permanent art installations.…