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Party Lines

Daisy Waugh eavesdrops on the chattering classes

Goal-hangers and Glory-hunters

‘The banking-football XI would certainly play an unusual formation: no defenders but 11 strikers’

Party Lines

Daisy Waugh eavesdrops on the chattering classes

Party Lines

Daisy Waugh eavesdrops on the chattering classes

To See or Not to See

Some plays just don't stand the test of time: Twelfth Night at the Wyndham Theatre; Loot at the Tricycle Theatre

Welcome to Miami

‘Having climbed halfway up a lamppost, a homeless guy in a pink skirt and a low-cut white blouse starts to hump it’

La Commedia è Finita

There's not much to laugh at these days - especially if you're working class

Party Lines

Daisy Waugh eavesdrops on the chattering classes

Back to the Feelgood Sitcom

The comedy of self-recognition invites us to laugh gently at ourselves, rather than despise others

At My Wit’s End

"The wittiest writer alive" finds it hard to live up to his title

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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