VIEWPOINTS

The global nostalgia epidemic of nationalist movements

A wistful looking-back has become a driving force for nationalist movements the world over, and nowhere is this more true than in the case of Brexit. But, as seven recent books show, the Brexiteers’ yearning for a return to their country’s imperial past is not just fanciful, but dangerous, says Edoardo Campanella.

LIFESTYLE

The hottest seat in the theatre

It has been a stellar year for the Everyman, particularly with the success of Asking For It. Artistic director Julie Kelleher is not resting on her laurels, says Marjorie Brennan.