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Blocking Boris: how to avoid the PM | Brief letters
Brief letters: Unwelcome PM | Corrupt UK | Pink Witch | LV buyout | Cats in charge

12, Nov, 2021 @4:50 PM

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The secret of happiness? Be more like Ted Lasso | Adrian Chiles
I love the comedy show about a goodhearted football manager so much I decided to emulate him. Then Private Eye, the satirical news magazine, took a swipe at me

Adrian Chiles

12, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Craig Brown: 'It's difficult to spoof boring people'
The longstanding Private Eye satirist on getting under Alan Sugar’s skin, why Iain Duncan Smith can’t be parodied, and his new book about the Beatles

Michael Hogan

28, Mar, 2020 @5:00 PM

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'Indecently funny in every way' – Peter Cook's legacy by Eddie Izzard, Lucy Porter and more
His influence is everywhere – but is the great, groundbreaking comedian being forgotten? Twenty-five years after his death, we reassess his impact

Ryan Gilbey

09, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Sir Jonathan Miller obituary
One of the great British writers, satirists and stage directors, he first rose to prominence in Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s

Michael Coveney

27, Nov, 2019 @2:57 PM

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Christopher Booker obituary
First editor of Private Eye who revelled in the perversity of taking a contrary stance

Stephen Bates

04, Jul, 2019 @12:10 PM

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Sir Louis Blom-Cooper obituary
Trailblazing lawyer who was a champion of prison reform and a fearless campaigner against the death penalty

Edward Fitzgerald

20, Sep, 2018 @12:37 PM

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Ian Hislop on dissent: 'It's cathartic to say, "This is rubbish"'
From an ‘up yours’ to ancient kings to the pussyhats worn on anti-Trump protests, an exhibition curated by the Private Eye editor celebrates resistance to authority down the ages

Stephen Moss

28, Aug, 2018 @7:07 AM

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Sir Richard Body obituary
Independent-minded Lincolnshire MP who was an uncompromising eurosceptic

Stephen Bates

19, Mar, 2018 @5:30 PM

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Gavin Stamp obituary
Architectural historian who campaigned to save notable buildings from destruction

Ian Jack

07, Jan, 2018 @2:19 PM

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News magazines enjoy circulation boost while celebrity titles suffer
Private Eye, the Economist and others increase readership as Marie Claire, Heat and Grazia experience losses

Graham Ruddick

10, Aug, 2017 @5:28 PM

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We need to talk about stolen goods – and that includes hacked emails
The Beckham emails were obtained illegally. But if what such material contains is news, where does that leave newspaper ethics? Discuss

Peter Preston

12, Feb, 2017 @6:59 AM

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