What’s the point of art?

Derek Hodgson, University of York One of the great paradoxes of human endeavour is why so much time and effort is spent on creating things and indulging in behaviour with…

James Bond needs a new attitude, not a new actor

Nicola Bishop, Manchester Metropolitan University As someone who has recently taken to reading Ian Fleming’s books, I am drawn into the debate surrounding Joanna Lumley’s comments about actor Idris Elba…