Issue 1421

28 Feb 2022
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About this issue: Overview

Unit mistrust

From their stalls on Wigan Market, traders’ views on a controversial redevelopment of the town are captured in words and pictures by Ryan Ashcroft.

Where they came from 

From community-led curation to repatriating plunder, our museums and galleries are tackling the knotty subject of Britain’s imperial history. The North, with its complex maritime and industrial heritage, is taking the lead, writes Chris Moss.


News, arts and entertainment. Louis Theroux’s letter to his younger self, columnist Roger Ratcliffe on the end of Covid restrictions, and much more.

Look out for the Shared Interest cover wrap around this week’s magazine