Lisa Hilton

The joy of hanging out with artists

18 May 2024 9:00 am

Lynn Barber finds painters and sculptors easily the most congenial people to interview - despite having received a death threat from the Chapman brothers

The splendour and squalor of Venice

9 December 2023 9:00 am

In his celebration of Venetian art, Martin Gayford is keenly alert to the city’s spectacular contradictions

Bullying on Twitter is nothing compared with what Charles II’s mistresses endured

30 May 2020 9:00 am

Strolling through Whitehall Palace in the early years of the Restoration, Samuel Pepys was thrilled to spy a washing line…

Our gallant second world war pigeons have been unjustly ridiculed

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Operation Columba was one of the most secretive arms of British Intelligence during the second world war. Between April 1941…