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Hawksmoor Air Street

in The Chap Dines by

Gustav Temple and Alexander Larman sample the carnivorous delights of an elegantly art deco eaterie in London. What kind of a name is ‘Air’ for a street? one might ask, while meandering on the frontier between St James’s and Soho in search of a restaurant. Surely all streets contain air – although in this smog-filled…

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Leslie Phillips

in Interviews by

This was one of the last interviews given by Leslie Phillips before his death aged 98 on 7th November 2022. Chris Sullivan met the great bounder at his Maida Vale home to discuss his entire career and reflect on his wartime days and his rise to fame as an actor in the 1950s. I must…

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The Oxford Belfry

in The Chap Travels/The Chap Travels by

Gustav Temple finds that, forced to eschew the pleasures of a European city break, Oxford delivers just as edifying an experience Taking one’s annual summer holiday during a global pandemic produces one or two changes to one’s usual habits. Images of the azure skies, Gothic cathedrals and café terraces of Europe and beyond are somewhat…

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