Life

Ten minutes with... Jim Naughtie

Ten minutes with... Jim Naughtie

Anoosh Chakelian asks the Today programme presenter about how politicians have changed, life behind the scenes of Radio 4's flagship news show, and his new spy novel. Photo by Louise Haywood-Schiefer

Lunch with... Rob Flello

Lunch with... Rob Flello

by Anoosh Chakelian / 24 Mar 2014

Anoosh Chakelian and Rob Flello go back to uni for a surprisingly sophisticated fine dining experience – not a Pot Noodle in sight. Photo by Josh Kearns

Review: Richard Hamilton retrospective

Review: Richard Hamilton retrospective

by Antonello Sticca / 05 Mar 2014

Pop politics: Antonello Sticca takes in a retrospective on pop art pioneer Richard Hamilton

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Lunch with... Rushanara Ali

Lunch with... Rushanara Ali

by Anoosh Chakelian / 03 Mar 2014

Over an old-school lunch in Bermondsey, Anoosh Chakelian asks shadow education minister Rushanara Ali about schooling, London’s East End, and life as the first Bangladeshi MP. Photo by Louise Haywood-Schiefer

"Boxing is gritty and real – it’s everything that the Westminster Bubble isn’t": Charlotte Leslie MP

"Boxing is gritty and real – it’s everything that the Westminster Bubble isn’t": Charlotte Leslie MP

by Charlotte Leslie MP / 29 Jan 2014

The Conservative MP for Bristol North West punches out of parliament to tell us about her hobby, boxing

Optimum Apps: Instagram

Optimum Apps: Instagram

by Charlotte Henry / 28 Jan 2014

Charlotte Henry updates her political image in an instant

Researchers' stories: Off the record

Researchers' stories: Off the record

24 Jan 2014

What have our anonymous Westminster staffers been up to this month?

Review: The Duck House

Review: The Duck House

by Anoosh Chakelian / 14 Jan 2014

Laughing at their expense: Anoosh Chakelian reviews the new play about parliament’s expenses scandal

Walks, wolves and fools: This month's culture picks

Walks, wolves and fools: This month's culture picks

by Anoosh Chakelian / 09 Jan 2014

Our cultural picks for politicos this month

Review: The Weir

Review: The Weir

by Anoosh Chakelian / 25 Mar 2014

Anoosh Chakelian reviews chilling cocktail of story-telling The Weir during the play's strictly limited season at Wyndham's Theatre

Review: 1984

Review: 1984

by Anoosh Chakelian / 05 Mar 2014

Big Brother is worth watching: Anoosh Chakelian is impressed with the faithful, thorough and petrifying production of 1984 at the Almeida Theatre

Review: King Lear

Review: King Lear

by Anoosh Chakelian / 03 Mar 2014

Taken by storm: Anoosh Chakelian reviews King Lear, the National’s set-piece Shakespeare production of 2014

Review: Fortune's Fool

Review: Fortune's Fool

by Anoosh Chakelian / 31 Jan 2014

Anoosh Chakelian is a fool for Turgenev’s satire Fortune’s Fool at the Old Vic

Brought to book: James Duddridge MP

Brought to book: James Duddridge MP

by James Duddridge MP / 29 Jan 2014

The Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East lets us in on his reading habits

Political record breakers

Political record breakers

by Alistair Lamyman / 28 Jan 2014

A cracking policy can make a name, but certain attributes set some MPs head and shoulders above their peers

Review: Margaret Thatcher, Queen Of Soho

Review: Margaret Thatcher, Queen Of Soho

by Antonello Sticca / 14 Jan 2014

Bah, Handbag! Antonello Sticca reviews Margaret Thatcher, Queen Of Soho

Book reviews: WWI special

Book reviews: WWI special

by Keith Simpson MP / 09 Jan 2014

Hell to all that: In the build-up to the WWI centenary, Keith Simpson MP rounds up the best new books on the subject of a conflict that continues to underline politics and society

Brought to book: Chris Skidmore MP

Brought to book: Chris Skidmore MP

by Chris Skidmore MP / 03 Jan 2014

The Tory MP for Kingswood lets us on his reading habits

What's fishy about Charles Walker MP?

What's fishy about Charles Walker MP?

by Charles Walker MP / 03 Jan 2014

Conservative MP Charles Walker bites on his passion for fishing

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