Andrew Watts

How moaning about pink Lego hurts girls

11 February 2017 9:00 am

Feminists are picking on the wrong toy

Rage, politics and the murder of a friend

29 October 2016 9:00 am

Rage, polarisation and the death of a friend

Quietly uncovered: the truth about shyness

17 September 2016 9:00 am

You might have thought that the last thing shy people need is a book about shyness: a large part of…

Stop telling men they’re useless at childcare, and maybe they’ll be better

18 June 2016 9:00 am

There is an annoying cultural trope that men are useless idiots when it comes to childcare

At age two, my August-born son is already being marked out for failure

12 September 2015 9:00 am

My August-born toddler is being marked out for failure – thank God the rules are changing

Why I’m thankful that Atos found me fit to work

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Being found ‘fit for work’ changed my life for the better

Send in the clowns - how comedy ate British politics

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Why has politics turned into stand-up?

The starchy, conservative lawyer who freed every slave in England

14 June 2014 8:00 am

Slavery was ended in England not through blood and glory, but by the common law

The church of self-worship: Sunday morning with the atheists

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Sunday morning among the atheists

Shalom, I'm Santa — how to be Father Christmas in diverse North London 

7 December 2013 9:00 am

What it takes to be Father Christmas in diverse north London

What the butler did

10 November 2012 9:00 am

The super-rich are paying a fortune to re-create a model of domestic service that never really existed

The new Establishment

22 September 2012 9:00 am

Peter Cook’s satirical nightclub changed few minds about politics – but it did help make comedy respectable

Edinburgh notebook

25 August 2012 6:00 am

One of the rites of passage for a comedian is walking through the rain at the Edinburgh Fringe, looking down…