You hate them. Admit it.

Lottery jackpots have restored my faith in humanity but I have to confess they have confirmed, finally, what I have suspected for a long time about my(...)

Rita Tushingham and Paul Danquah in director Tony Richardson’s 1961 adaptation of Shelagh Delaney’s breakthrough play A Taste of Honey. Photograph: British Lion Films Rita Tushingham and Paul Danquah in director Tony Richardson’s 1961 adaptation of Shelagh Delaney’s breakthrough play A Taste of Honey. Photograph: British Lion Films

When Friedrich Engels penned his Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844, examining the wretched conditions of England’s working class slumd(...)

Morrissey: a bit of an arse. Photograph: NurPhoto via Getty Images

I was wrong about almost everything when I was young. Almost all young people are wrong about almost everything. Calm down. This is not one of those I(...)

Now the singer’s worldview is hardening as he voyages deeper into middle age

Steven Patrick Morrissey isn’t always easy to love. New biopic England Is Mine has hit cinemas at a time when the singer is testing the limits of his (...)

Heaven knows: Jack Lowden as Morrissey in England is Mine

 This pleasing origins movie for Steven Patrick Morrissey chronicles the miserable years before he went on to become a poet of a thousand discont(...)