Back issues from the last two years may be purchased at their original price plus first-class postage.
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All other back issues may be purchased in bundles of six, covering a year’s worth of publication. The bundle cost is £20, so you receive one edition entirely free.
A sample bundle covering the last five years of The Chap, with one edition from each period. Where else can you read tributes to Roger Moore, interviews with an astronomy legend, the gentlemanly hero of a cult 1960s TV series and electro-swing superstars? Other features include an interview with comedian Matt Berry, a round-up of great British eccentrics, The Marquess of Anglesey, Vic Darkwood on the Etiquette of Not Jogging, Bachelor Pads, Film Noir fashion, Les Sapeurs, Birding in an Aston Martin, Bee Keeping, Decadent Vapours, Los Pachucos and Situationism for Chaps.
Chap 2016-17 Bundle
This bundle covers 2016 to 2017, right until The Chap switched to a new quarterly format and new cover design. In this bundle you will read interviews with Slim Jim Phantom, Ed Harcourt, Fenella Fielding, Neil Hannon and Olly Smith. You will also read about Emma Peel’s dandyism, how to get the Peaky Blinders look, why Chaps should visit Margate, Sir Alan Whicker, Marlene Dietrich, Berlin Cabaret, Bicycle Panniers, Cardigans, How Not to Dress Like Donald Trump and a History of Politics in 50 Objects.
Chap 2015 Bundle
This bundle opens with the return of Vic Darkwood, the Chap’s original co-founder, who penned a series of new features including the Lexicon of Louche and the Semiotics of Falling Over. Interviewees included legendary masked wrestler Kendo Nagasaki, Menswear frontman Johnny Dean, Doctor Who sidekick Katy Manning and Steampunk Mycroft Milverton. You can read about Broughton Boots, Harrington Jackets, Scent for Gents, Steve McQueen, Leslie Howard and the Hollywood Cricket Club. Gustav Temple discovers the tomb of Beau Brummell, Mr. B the Gentleman Rhymer meets some well-dressed rappers, there is an excerpt from Drinking for Chaps, the Elegance of Elvis and a long look at the life of Patrick Macnee, who passed away that year.
Chap 2014 Bundle
This bundle opens with an interview with Soho ska legend Gaz Mayall, plus interviews with Merlin Holland – Oscar Wilde’s grandson, Rachel Johnson – Boris’s bonkers sister, acting legend Terence Stamp, Joan Le Mesurier – wife of John. Cooking for Chaps was marked by a selection of recipes in issue 77, along with trench coats, champagne and British beer. We provided a history of Barcelona through its moustaches, Mr. B the Gentleman Rhymer on Edith Sitwell’s early attempts at rapping, the art of Sabrage, Glee Clubs, shaving brushes, braces, Penny loafers, dandy cowboys, pocket squares, motoring, Aran Jumpers, Walking Boots, The Marie Celeste and Umbrella usage.
Chap 2011-12 Bundle
This bundle begins with the first redesigned edition in April 2011, featuring an interview with the Correspondents. Other highlights include the last-ever interview with Sir Patrick Moore, who died shortly after the publication of issue 66. The bundle also includes the Chap’s second Steampunk edition, with an HG Wells photo shoot and an interview with author Robert Rankin. We secured an audience with Sir Roger Moore in issue 59, and devoted the entirety of issue 65 to Beatniks, charting their origins with the early 20th century Bohemians around Augustus John.
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