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From the archives: The great Ronald Searle

Earlier this week we ran a blog post by our cartoon editor Michael Heath, marking the death of the Ronald Searle. As an accompaniment, here’s the interview that Harry Mount conducted with Searle for The Spectator two years ago:

‘I went into the war as a student and came out as an artist’, Harry Mount, The Spectator, 13 March 2010

High in the mountains of Provence, in a low-ceilinged studio at the top of his teetering tower house, Ronald Searle is showing me the simple child’s pen he uses.

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