Wigs

James Gillray’s ‘The Wig’. Hairdressing was a good time to catch up on the latest novel

The lost pleasure of reading aloud

26 August 2017 9:00 am

‘I have nothing to doe but work and read my Eyes out,’ complained Anne Vernon in 1734, writing from her…

Spectator letters: Indian soldiers, wigs, PR and 1984

30 August 2014 9:00 am

We do remember them Sir: I applaud Tazi Husain’s defence of the role played by Baroness Warsi at Westminster Abbey…