Richard Bratby and Gerard McBurney

We have lost an unforgettable teacher and one of Britain’s great critics

Remembering the life-force that was Michael Tanner – the Cambridge don and Spectator critic extraordinaire

Michael Tanner, photographed by Judith Aronson in the early 1980s in his Corpus Christi College rooms, which it is believed had once belonged to Christopher Marlowe. Credit: Judith Aronson

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