Peregrine Worsthorne

N.M. Gwynne’s diary: Old names worth dropping

17 October 2015 9:00 am

As I get older (and my 74th birthday is now close), I get deeper and deeper into nostalgia. I do…

Sir Peregrine Worsthorne

'The pure pleasure of annoying people' - Peregrine Worsthorne at 90

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Peregrine Worsthorne, at 90, on age, Thatcher, the public schools and the pleasure of annoying people

Remembering the journalist John Thompson, who turned down the editorship of The Spectator

7 December 2013 9:00 am

John Thompson, who died last week at the age of 93, could have been editor of The Spectator if he…