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Zeinab Badawi chairs this Intelligence Squared debate examines how Britain should leave the EU and what that deal is achievable.
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Zeinab Badawi chairs this Intelligence Squared debate examines how Britain should leave the EU and what that deal is achievable.

Recorded at the Emmanuel Centre in central London in November 2016, this Intelligence Squared debate brought together Douglas Carswell, Patrick Minford, Anna Soubry and Alexander Stubb to examine the post-Brexit landscape and the options for the UK in its negotiations with Brussels. So-called ‘hard Brexiters’ Douglas Carswell and veteran economist Patrick Minford take the uncompromising […]
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Mike Cooray and Rikke Duus look at the reincarnation of Triumph and the essential lessons for other British brands that need to reinvent themselves.

Brands are difficult to build, manage and protect. In recent years, many great British brands have pulled their shutters down or have been acquired by companies based overseas. Pringle of Scotland, the 200-year-old iconic fashion brand was bought by the Hong Kong-based Fang family. Mini Cooper, Jaguar Land Rover, Cadbury and many others have had […]
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“A skillful balance between love and hate” Laurence Green reviews Gary Owen’s dark drama, killology.

The issue of whether violent films, television programmes or video games cause people to act violently in reality is reignited in Welsh playwright Gary Owen’s dark drama Killology (Royal Court Theatre) directed by Rachel O’Riordan. The action centres on three characters, First there is Paul, millionaire son of an industrialist, who has invented a brutal […]
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Laurence Green can’t escape the feeling that Moliere’s wit and wisdom has been squandered in an attempt to give Tartuffe a 21st century relevance.

I had high hopes for Gerald Garutti’s reimagining of Moliere’s 17th century satire Tartuffe (Theatre Royal Haymarket) but in the event it turns out to be a major disappointment. The action has been updated to present day Los Angeles. French media tycoon Orgon has relocated to Tinseltown with his family, his heart set on becoming […]