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Ricky Gervais in David Brent: Life on the Road
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Former Camden New Journal delivery boy Ricky Gervais has vowed The Office is dead. So, says Gerald Isaaman, he’s reinvented its lead, David Brent.

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Charm offensive

Ricky Gervais in David Brent: Life on the Road
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18 August, 2016
by GERALD ISAAMAN

THOSE early days when Ricky Gervais and his novelist partner Jane Fallon lived on £16 a week, eking out a living delivering copies of the Camden New Journal, are long gone.

Compelling history of political pamphlets

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Dan Carrier discovers that Henry Pelling’s collection of 800 pamphlets, which shed light on left-wing thinking, make for a fascinating read...

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Compelling history of political pamphlets

Henry Pelling. Photo by permission of the Master and Fellows of St John’s College, Cambridge
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18 August, 2016
by DAN CARRIER

THEY were collected over four decades: cheaply printed and costing around a penny, they were carefully stored in nondescript cardboard boxes on the shelves of a study at St John’s College, Ca

Gerald Isaaman remembers how the Sixties used to swing... and the part Terence Donovan had in capturing that decade.

Terence Donovan: Speed of Light

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Twiggy, photographed for Woman’s Mirror, August 1966
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Gerald Isaaman remembers how the Sixties used to swing... and the part Terence Donovan had in capturing that decade.

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As Camden Lock celebrates its 200th anniversary, Dan Carrier looks back at the marvel of Georgian engineering.