If artists are so unwilling to accept the support of industrial companies, perhaps they should be prepared to live off box office receipts alone.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
The noise that he picks up, with an almost clairvoyant sense, is not that of a queue waiting to vote but of a mob pitching the mighty from their seats.
‘The Fallen’ has become synonymous with the act of remembrance, but the origins of the poem are less well-known.
Unlike statues of Confederates in the US, the memorials to these icons of British history should stay.
The art treasures must be put on display.
It is kept in a vault – as it is too valuable to display.
This week, a stone bearing his name will be added to Westminster Abbey’s Poet’s Corner.
In Ipswich we have a wonderful collection of Chinese porcelain which has never seen the light of day.
Bulging state cellars are not in the interests of taxpayers or art lovers.
What can be more political than the collision of fact and fiction?
Has political correctness gone mad to the point of eating itself?
Opera is good for you – but that’s different to saying it should be subsidised.
The art world should be grateful for politicians who don’t take too close an interest in culture
Of course, plays can be used to peddle myths and propaganda. But acting is concerned with truth and sensibility in ways that politics cannot be.