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In the latest issue


  • The Old Un's Notes
  • Gyles Brandreth's Diary
  • Grumpy Oldie Man Matthew Norman
  • Olden Life: What were charity football teams? John Harding
  • Modern Life: What is ethical non-monogamy? Richard Godwin
  • Media Matters Stephen Glover
  • Town Mouse Tom Hodgkinson
  • Country Mouse Giles Wood
  • Postcards from the Edge Mary Kenny
  • School Days Sophia Waugh
  • Quite Interesting Things about... trees John Lloyd
  • God Sister Teresa
  • Funeral Service: Nicholas Parsons James Hughes-Onslow
  • The Doctor's Surgery Theodore Dalrymple
  • Readers' Letters
  • I Once Met... Ringo Starr Reverend Don Tordoff
  • Memory Lane Nicholas Hordern
  • Small World Jem Clarke
  • History David Horspool
  • Words and Stuff Johnny Grimond
  • Rant: Theatre Brandon Robshaw
  • Crossword
  • Bridge Andrew Robson
  • Competition Tessa Castro
  • Ask Virginia Ironside


  • 1950s school segregation Liz Hodgkinson
  • Are You Being Served? turns 50 Roger Lewis
  • Long live oldie Luddites Valerie Grove
  • The Bomber Harris recipe book Tom Assheton
  • The joy of dropping out Terrence Derbyshire
  • My two dads Allegra Huston
  • Branston, king of pickles turns 100 Sara Wheeler
  • How to buy a picture Huon Mallalieu
  • The first child star, William Betty Michael Arditti
  • The genius behind Casablanca Nick Brown
  • Never too old for netball Jenny Bardwell


  • Film: Downton Abbey: A New Era Harry Mount
  • Theatre: Barry Humphries: The Man Behind the Mask Wiliam Cook
  • Radio Valerie Grove
  • Television Frances Wilson
  • Music Richard Osborne
  • Golden Oldies Rachel Johnson
  • Exhibitions Huon Mallalieu


  • The Palace Papers, by Tina Brown Hugo Vickers
  • A Village in the Third Reich, by Julia Boyd, with Angela Patel Ivo Dawnay
  • I Used to Live Here: The Haunted Life of Jean Rhys, by Miranda Seymour Alan Judd
  • Elizabeth of York: The Last White Rose, by Alison Weir David Horspool
  • English Gardening Eccentrics, by Todd Longstaff-Gowan David Wheeler
  • Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK, by Simon Kuper Harry Mount
  • Circus of Dreams: Adventures in the 1980s Literary World, by John Walsh Charlotte Metcalf
  • Bad Relations, by Cressida Connolly Frances Wilson


  • How the British made the Alps Rachel Johnson
  • Overlooked Britain: Park Lane's Animals in War Memorial Lucinda Lambton
  • On the Road: Maurice Gran Louise Flind
  • Taking a Walk: Blean Woods, Kent Patrick Barkham


  • Gardening David Wheeler
  • Kitchen Garden Simon Courtauld
  • Cookery Elisabeth Luard
  • Restaurants James Pembroke
  • Drink Bill Knott
  • Sport Jim White
  • Motoring Alan Judd
  • Digital Life Matthew Webster
  • Money Matters Margaret Dibben
  • Bird of the Month: Common Sandpiper John McEwen
  • Getting Dressed: William Dalrymple and Olivia Fraser Brigid Keenan