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A beacon of light for the Observer

A beacon of light for the Observer

Looking for the Light: Jane Bown is a tribute to the woman who served as the Observer’s portrait photographer from 1949 until her retirement, although, pushing 90, she still turns up at the office to ...
There’s no such thing as privacy anymore

There’s no such thing as privacy anymore

Robert Tanitch reviews Privacy at Donmar Theatre, London WC2 James Graham wrote This House, a witty and massively entertaining docudrama about parliamentary whips during the Margaret Thatcher era. It ...
An insatiable appetite for evil in Dorian Gray

An insatiable appetite for evil in Dorian Gray

Robert Tanitch reviews Dorian Gray at Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London W6 In 1890 publishers didn’t want to publish The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde’s homoerotic novel. Booksellers didn’t ...