Rod Liddle

Durham students' Rod Liddle protest in pictures

9 December 2021 5:37 am

After eighteen months of Covid, there were some who feared the age-old tradition of the campus leftie had died out.…

Durham University to probe Rod Liddle speech

8 December 2021 12:11 am

The masters of Durham University have reacted with Olympian swiftness to the hysteria which greeted Rod Liddle’s dinner speech at…

Boris Johnson and Petronella Wyatt at The Spectator’s summer party in 2016 (Alan Davidson/Shutterstock)

Petronella Wyatt: I’ve been turned into a curiosity – and Boris is to blame

13 July 2019 9:00 am

I am beginning to feel like a sort of fairground curiosity: one of those pickled things in jars that Victorians…

I love Boris for not firing me when I wrote a play about his sex life

13 July 2019 9:00 am

Fourteen years ago, almost to the day, Lloyd Evans and I received a note from Boris. It was the press…

Rod Liddle is wrong: if anything we still hear too much from male presenters on Radio 4

16 June 2018 9:00 am

I don’t know which day Rod Liddle travelled down from the northeast and found nothing but women’s voices cluttering up…

High life

13 July 2017 1:00 pm

I was going through my paces in Hyde Park, sweating out the booze, raising the heartbeat with short wind sprints,…

Spectator Letters: Hope for the Scottish Tories, policing charities after Kids Company

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Borderline case Sir: Alex Massie (‘The painful truth for Ruth’, 9 January) correctly identifies the challenges facing the Scottish Conservatives.…

Charles Moore’s Notes: Trying to reach a global agreement on anything is a waste of time

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Speaking on the Today programme on Monday, Sir David Attenborough, who wants a global agreement to control carbon emissions, pointed…

Virginia Ironside’s diary: Fifty Shades is a story of redemption (but I still won’t watch it)

21 February 2015 9:00 am

All this fuss about Fifty Shades of Grey! I wonder how many people have actually read all three books? Sado-masochism…

Spectator letters: Oxfam’s Ebola appeal; what Cumberbatch should have said; and why Prince Charles is right and wrong

7 February 2015 9:00 am

In defence of Oxfam Sir: Mary Wakefield rightly praises Médecins sans Frontières but makes many misinformed claims about Oxfam and…

Spectator letters: St Augustine and Louise Mensch, war votes and flannel

11 October 2014 9:00 am

Faith and flexibility Sir: What a contrast in your two articles on religion last week: one liberal atheist parent (Claire…

Spectator letters: America as a genetic experiment, and a gypsy reply to Rod Liddle

24 May 2014 9:00 am

An independent policy Sir: James Curran’s review of my book Dangerous Allies (‘Radical nationalist’, 17 May) showed a significant and…

We buy dogs to reflect ourselves. So who’s buying all these killer pitbulls?

15 February 2014 9:00 am

I’ve called the doggie hospital three times now to find out how Jessie’s getting on. She’s just come round, at…

Letters

7 December 2013 9:00 am

Climate scientists write… Sir: Lord Lawson has written in his diary (30 November) under the online summary headline ‘my secret…

Letters: MPs’ salaries, Ruby the Heartstealer, and how to avoid washing up

13 July 2013 9:00 am

Tax breaks for families Sir: Hugo Rifkind is wrong to imply (6 July) that the current income tax system is indifferent…