Kate Chisholm

Imperial measures

Plus: Jan Morris explains how many ‘imperialists’ led worthwhile lives

It’s been a heavyweight week on Radio 4 with the start of the annual series of Reith Lectures and a talk on empire by Jan Morris, and thank heavens for that. We need serious, we need facts, we need to think in these trying times, beset as they are by Love Island and persistent presidential tweeting.

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