Freddie Jordan

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Face it, the Tate Modern is terrible

The Tate Modern is described as a modern art gallery but I think, following a recent visit, it is better …

By Freddie Jordan

Friday, 1 June 2018

Ignore the rave reviews: BBC's King Lear is a complete flop

By the time I drifted languidly across the halfway point of director Richard Eyre’s new TV adaptation of ‘King Lear’, …

By Freddie Jordan

Friday, 13 April 2018

The Nazis invade Britain: the forgotten plight of the Channel Islands

I avoided reading “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” because the title made me nauseous. It conjured up …

By Freddie Jordan

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Geography matters. Why do we insist on treating it as a joke?

Last year, I made the mistake, like many before me, of setting foot on the island of Lanzarote. In this …

By Freddie Jordan

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

'The most pervasive kind of cruelty': Artist Ai Weiwei and the global refugee crisis

The seas of southern Europe are a mass grave. This is no secret, nor is it the first time these …

By Freddie Jordan

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Millennial binge drinking: a forgotten problem

Of his Cambridge years, the comedian David Mitchell pertinently concluded ‘I got quite drunk very often and very drunk quite …

By Freddie Jordan

Friday, 23 March 2018

French terror mapped

Three people have died today in a terror attack in the French town of Trèbes. This represents the latest in an …

By Freddie Jordan

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Ancient London landmark opens its doors to the public

In the shadow of the Barbican’s pugnacious fingers sprawls an ancient oasis – an eclectic copse of weathered stone arches, …

By Freddie Jordan

Monday, 5 February 2018

Film Review: Detroit

The most surprising thing about Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ is that it is far more concerned with white people than black. …

By Freddie Jordan