Quentin Letts

The customer is never right

27 January 2024 9:00 am

48 ways the Tories could win

16 December 2023 9:00 am

London theatre needs Kevin Spacey

19 August 2023 9:00 am

Lee Anderson, deputy chairman of the Conservative party, popped a few monocles by saying asylum seekers reluctant to stay on…

The civil service’s exercise in navel-gazing

3 June 2023 9:00 am

Navel-gazing in the civil service

How to fail upwards

17 December 2022 9:00 am

The comical incompetents who give hope to us all

Best of the Blob: who would be picked for its 1st XV?

18 December 2021 9:00 am

Who would be picked for its 1st XV?

Quentin Letts: The unstoppable rise of June Sarpong

19 December 2020 9:00 am

Eton’s free-speech rumpus must surely become a David Hare play, Goodbye Mr Had-Yer-Chips, starring Jeremy Irons as the headmaster and…

Lady Hale’s Christmas diary (as told to Quentin Letts)

21 December 2019 9:00 am

They say I must retire next month when I turn 75. Irritating. I have been a member of the Supreme…

The unbearable pointlessness of Parliament

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Christmas books pages usually invite columnists to nominate their publishing event of the year. Well, here’s a corker: The Ties…

Jeremy Corbyn’s economic policies might sound daft – but he radiates rebellion. Photo: Getty

Corbyn dares to be different – why don’t other MPs?

22 September 2018 9:00 am

One of the better plays at the National Theatre in recent weeks has been about a 21st-century banker, Judy, who…

Racism and the RSC: why I was a sitting duck for the arts mob

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Our ducks are back. Two wild mallard have spent the last five springs on the brook which gurgles past us…

New world order

16 December 2017 9:00 am

  Old establishment New establishment Order of the Garter BBC Sports Personality of the Year Parliament’s Woolsack The Supreme Court…

Order, order! In the Commons, you are where you sit

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Diet nannies will spend Christmas telling us ‘you are what you eat’ but in the House of Commons ‘you are…

What makes a cad (and why this was such a good year for them)

12 December 2015 9:00 am

From Lord Sewel to – let’s not be sexist – Sally Bercow, there’s life in the old rogue yet

Quentin Letts’s Diary: An apology to the BBC journos who, thanks to me, are being sent away for re-education

5 December 2015 9:00 am

First, an apology. Thanks to me, all journalists at BBC Radio’s ethics and religion division are being sent for indoctrination…

I know just the vicar for my parish church. Pity he’s fictional

21 March 2015 9:00 am

I know just the man my parish church needs. Unfortunately he’s Catholic – and fictional

The charming little airport that ruins thousands of holidays

10 January 2015 9:00 am

The charming little airport that ruins thousands of skiing holidays

Quentin Letts: Why hymns are the true voice of England

14 December 2013 9:00 am

In praise of hymn-singing