Film review: Paddington 2: life in the hostile environment

Immigration barrister Colin Yeo reviews Paddington 2 Warning: contains spoilers – and information about the plot too read more

Book review: ‘Madam, Where Are Your Mangoes?’ An Episodic Memoir

Sir Desmond de Silva Publisher: Quartet Books (September 2017) ISBN-13: 978-0704374423 read more

Book review: In Search of Nice Americans: off-grid, on the road and state to state in Trump’s America

Geoff Steward Publisher: Biteback Publishing (August 2017) ​ISBN: 978-1785902635 read more

Theatre Review: My Country Right or Wrong by Nigel Pascoe QC

A dramatic examination of how the UK went to war with Iraq, and its aftermath, including the tragic death of Dr David Kelly ​Parliament Chamber, Inner Temple, 24 March 2017... read more

Book review: Criminal, The Truth About Why People Do Bad Things

Tom Gash (Penguin, March 2017) ​Paperback 352pp ISBN 978-0241960431 A key insight into this book is that the author is a former management consultant, who describes himself... read more

Book review: The Apocalypse Fire (Ava Curzon Series)

Dominic Selwood (Corax, October 2016) Paperback 384pp ISBN 978-0992633271 This is the second in a trilogy of well-researched, historical, religious thrillers featuring... read more

Summer wine 2017

Counsel’s wine critics Seán Jones QC and Dominic Regan with their pick of the summer season read more

Mr Justice McCardie (1869-1933) – Rebel, Reformer, and Rogue Judge

Antony Lentin Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2016) Hardback 205pp 978-1-4438-9780-8 read more


by Nina Raine at the National Theatre Co-production with Out of Joint (28 March to 17 May 2017) read more

Queer British Art 1861-1967

Tate Britain until 1 October 2017 read more