Andrew Watts


At age two, my August-born son is already being marked out for failure

12 September 2015 9:00 am

My August-born toddler is being marked out for failure – thank God the rules are changing


Sorry, but I can’t hate Atos. Here’s why

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Being found ‘fit for work’ changed my life for the better


Send in the clowns - how comedy ate British politics

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Why has politics turned into stand-up?

Granville Sharp

The conservative anti-slavery hero who Belle leaves out

14 June 2014 8:00 am

Slavery was ended in England not through blood and glory, but by the common law

WASHINGTON, D.C.., NOVEMBER 6, 2013: British comedians Sanderso

The church of self-worship: Sunday morning with the atheists

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Sunday morning among the atheists


Shalom, I'm Santa — how to be Father Christmas in diverse North London 

7 December 2013 9:00 am

What it takes to be Father Christmas in diverse north London

Room Service

What the butler did

10 November 2012 9:00 am

The super-rich are paying a fortune to re-create a model of domestic service that never really existed

Keeler photocall - London

The new Establishment

22 September 2012 9:00 am

Peter Cook’s satirical nightclub changed few minds about politics – but it did help make comedy respectable


Edinburgh notebook

25 August 2012 6:00 am

One of the rites of passage for a comedian is walking through the rain at the Edinburgh Fringe, looking down…