Hugh Cecil Obituary The Times

Accessibility Links Skip to content Search The Times and The Sunday Times Today’s sections Past six daysMy articles Times+ My account Register OBITUARY Hugh Cecil obituary Historian and biographer with a Bloomsbury background who unearthed forgotten writers of the...

A Slice of Life in Lockdown

HOME ABOUT Plain English Paul Levy Contact OTHER AJBLOGS ARTSJOURNAL March 31, 2020 by Paul Levy A pre-lockdown magazine feature The Amazon delivery guy rang the bell, then scampered off to safety behind the garden gate, a good distance, but not so far that he...

The Young Rembrandt: not a prodigy

Self-portrait in a cap, wide-eyed and open-mouthed, 1630 When you walk down one corridor in the current Ashmolean Museum’s exhibition of Young Rembrandt you see half a dozen tiny-to-small, though not quite postage stamp-size etchings, which are self-portraits of the...

Beckett: A bit of Rough at the Old Vic

February 5, 2020 by Paul Levy Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe in Rough for Theatre II (Photo Manuel Hardan) For one reason or another, we hadn’t been to the Old Vic since the daft unisex loos were installed, and, said my wife, “Something else has changed.” It was...