Issue 1466

  • Issue 1466

‘We’re going through the kills’
Dominic Brunt has been a horror fan since he was a child and now he’s got to make one. The soap actor warns David Barnett not to look out for any metaphors in his werewolf story.

Hormones have to dance
Many women are traumatised by childbirth in a system that doesn’t put their needs first. It doesn’t have to be this way, argues Milli Hill.

The stories we don’t tell about slavery
The abolition of slavery did not come about just through the actions of benevolent white men, says Eleanor Shearer. It was the product of rebellions and resistance by the slaves themselves – and their story should be more widely understood.

News, arts and entertainment, musician Gaz Coombes’s letter to his younger self, columnist Saskia Murphy on the prime minister going private - and more.