Melvyn Bragg

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 Gary Lightbody (left) with his Snow Patrol bandmates: the group headlines Malahide Castle, Dublin on June 7th  

Current favourite book Right now, I’m reading Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler, which is staggeringly good. I’ve cried so many times reading it a(...)

Jilly Cooper is giving an awe-struck viewing of the Mandarin Oriental’s Royal suite, a muted monument to scale and privilege. “Wonderful, wonderful, w(...)

Filial devotion: Melvyn Bragg with his mother, Mary, who had Alzheimer’s disease and died last year

S ixyears ago, Melvyn Bragg learned that his mother had Alzheimer’s disease. Hoping to stem the tide of illness, he began to spend more and more time (...)