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Review of ‘Mr and Mrs Disraeli: A Strange Romance’ for The Evening Standard

Stalin and satire: Shostakovich’s banned ballet – for The Times Literary Supplement

Roman tax dodgers – short piece for Standpoint Magazine

The unlikely friendship of Oscar Wilde and Toulouse Lautrec – essay for The London Magazine.

Writers, Beware your mother-in-law. Blog post for The Spectator

Should we revive the Colosseum? Blog post for The Spectator

Rembrandt’s brush with poverty – Art Feature for Standpoint Magazine

Review of Adam Nicolson’s The Mighty Dead, for Standpoint Magazine

Review of The Parthenon Enigma for Literary Review

Review of two books on ancient religion, published in History Today magazine