'Churchill' by Matt Brown
Arts & Culture

Listen | ‘Churchill’s Secret’ Review

‘Churchill’s Secret’ meshes fact and fiction to retell the true story of Winston Churchill’s debilitating stroke kept hidden from the nation and parliament in 1953. Michael Gambon excels as the war leader, but a damp script fails to make this the compelling watch it should be. (Read More)

Art: Churchill by Paul Don Smith / Hanbury Street. England / Picture: Sara Kelly
Politics & Society

Churchill won’t be British after a ‘yes’ vote

Whether it be the Queen or the BBC, Yes Scotland have attempted to present unassailable guarantees that with independence the sun will still rise, Strictly Come Dancing and Doctor Who will still be on TV, and a ‘social union’ with our ‘closest friends’ will operate across the British Isles. But will it really endure? (Read More)

Moyan Brenn, Edinburgh Festival / CC
Arts & Culture

Review: Pip Utton: Churchill

“Once-a-year the chimes of Big Ben strike thirteen and Sir Winston Churchill’s statue reanimates to indulge the three great passions of his namesake: scotch, cigars and listening to himself speak. Written and performed by Pip Utton, this enchanted hour moves swiftly beyond caricature and becomes an enthralling exploration of the life and character of a capricious historical giant.” (Read More)