George Llewelyn

George Llewelyn is a British journalist and filmmaker in Ukraine. He produced and edited the film Under Deadly Skies, a war crimes investigation from the frontline

Barbie’s Oscars snub isn’t sexist

Not for the first time, Hillary Clinton is outraged. Reacting to the news that Barbie star, Margot Robbie, and the film’s director, Greta Gerwig, missed out on Oscar nominations, Clinton sent a message to the pair: ‘Greta & Margot, while it can sting to win the box office but not take home the gold, your millions

Mad dogs and Putin’s shells: A dispatch from Kherson

Browsing the shelves at Tsum, a supermarket in the centre of Kherson in Ukraine, you could be forgiven for thinking you were in Whole Foods in Kensington. The deli and the grocery are as well stocked and diverse as any in London and, in the patisserie, the smell of freshly baked brioche permeates the air.

In praise of Penny Mordaunt’s coronation performance

While protestors failed to overshadow the coronation, someone else did manage to steal the limelight. Penny Mordaunt, former Conservative leadership hopeful and Lord President of the Council, emerged victorious from today’s service. It was Mordaunt, not the King, who captured the imagination of some viewers at home and abroad. Arriving at Westminster Abbey in a

The Whale is a work of art

If the 20th century was the age of the common man, the 21st is the age of the common man’s confounding. Between shambolic politics, culture wars and actual war, nothing is turning out quite as well as anyone expected. What was meant to be an era of freedom and enlightenment seems to have become the