John Phipps

It’s amazing how little insight Paul McCartney has into the Beatles’ genius

Plus: a series of Hardy adaptations that were good and detailed – but isn't it time for some new stories?

Everyman: Paul McCartney in 1964. Photo: Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images

Already a subscriber? Log in

This article is for subscribers only

Subscribe and get your first month of access for free. After that it’s just £10.99 a month.

There’s no commitment, you can cancel any time.

  • Unlimited access to our website and app
  • Enjoy Spectator newsletters and podcasts
  • Explore our online archive, going back to 1828


A blooming good offer

Join the conversation with other Spectator readers by getting the next 3 months for £3.

Already a subscriber? Log in