History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
Chris Sullivan reviews the documentary ‘Billie’, detailing how one of the greatest singers of all time was hunted by officers at the Federal Bureau of Narcotics
Chris Sullivan remembers the run-down, experimental and sleazy New York of punk, hip hop and disco – the creative epicentre of the world, suffocated in recent years by big developers, greed and rent hikes. But could COVID-19 signal a return to its innovative and more humanistic edge?
Chis Sullivan examines the history of Notting Hill Carnival and its decades-long battle against the Establishment
Chris Sullivan reviews 'The Traitor', a brutal Italian story of crime and corruption, and finds parallels with the UK
Chris Sullivan, the founder of the famous Wag Club, looks at the history of London's Soho district and how greed and acquisition replaced art and conviviality.
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Chris Sullivan reviews a new take on the 1970 Miss World pageant and explores the debate about sex and race which it exposed.
Chris Sullivan reviews an adaptation of the Booker Prize-winning novel that explores the boundary between banditry and rebellion.
Chris Sullivan reviews a new film exploring corporate destruction and greed and the tenacity of lawyers and litigants to achieve accountability and justice.
Chris Sullivan reviews a new comedy drama based on one of Britain's most controversial modern businessmen.
Chris Sullivan reviews the 1951 classic and finds a compelling case for abolishing tuition fees before more young people's talents are wasted.
Chris Sullivan explains how the tabloid panic about knife crime today is a repeat of the 1950s and wonders when we'll actually do something about the real causes.
Chris Sullivan reviews the 1960 classic which has left its mark on our culture in many ways, beyond simply its famous title.