Bells did not ring out on Christmas Day in 1940. If they had, it would have been a sign that we had been invaded.
Here is a collection of some of The Spectator’s best cartoons from the last decade, put together to take your mind off the humourless PC world we are now trapped in. Some people say they only read The Spectator for the cartoons. Who am I to argue?
Are you staggered and amazed by today’s sleight-of-hand merchants?
The Best of Punch Cartoons, by Helen Walasek
My secret hero is Pot Head Pete Doherty
The perils of being ‘amusing’
The spectator’s cartoon editor looks forward to becoming a billiard ball - but only when it’s legal
The Spectator's resident cartoonist displays an unusual form of musophobia and fights the lonely fight against the Christmas blockbuster