Issue 1477

03 Apr 2023
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About this issue: Overview

Couldn’t escape if I wanted to
Husbands Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard tell Bronte Schiltz what it’s like to live and work together, and why Hallard in particular is such a huge fan of Abba.

The seaside town they refused to close down
Is the coastal town of Morecambe also on the edge of transformation? Susan Griffin assesses what the latest round of funding means for Eden Project Morecambe.

Word search and rescue
Livi Michael has brought any number of fascinating stories to light, including the Pendle Witches, but when it came to writing about class it was hard to find a voice. She explains how the protagonist of her new novel embodies this struggle.


News, arts and entertainment, Sally Phillips’ letter to her younger self, columnist Roger Ratcliffe on the decline of the department store – and much more.