Music review: Lifting the spirits

The renowned composer John Rutter reviews the third Bar Choral Society concert, performed in Temple Church on 10 June If the Bar Choral Society didn’t exist, you would have... read more

Review: British Library’s Magna Carta exhibition

And another thing... ... asked Tony Hancock – “Does Magna Carta mean nothing to you?” From maps and letters to extracts from Hancock’s Half Hour, the British Library’s... read more

Theatre review: The Troublesome Reign of King John of England

Great stuff Intended as a theatrical contribution to the Magna Carta celebrations, the Read Not Dead’s final production of its series was of The Troublesome Reign of... read more

Theatre review: Taken at Midnight

The courageous advocate David Wurtzel reviews Taken at Midnight by Mark Hayhurst, a Chichester Festival Production at the Theatre Royal Haymarket read more

Book review: The Final Charge

The Final Charge By Dawood Ali McCallum read more

Book review: The Children Act

The Children Act By Ian McEwan read more

Book review: The Life of Thomas E. Scrutton

The Life of Thomas E. Scrutton Author: David Foxton Publisher: Cambridge University Press September 2013 ... read more

Life after the Bar? Baaah…

Andrei Szerard on his decision to leave London life for the fields of deepest Devon. It’s now difficult to remember when the idea of leaving the Bar properly crystallised... read more

Murder in the Cathedral

David Wurtzel reviews the January production in Temple Church of T S Eliot’s work. 2015 is Magna Carta year with its theme of conflict between the king, the law and the... read more