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Opinion Pieces


Knocked Up

(29-07-2007)
Is Knocked Up as good as everyone says?

Competitive Dad

(22-07-2007)

Where Are All the Rightwing Playwrights?

(16-07-2007)
Why are there so few rightwing playwrights?

The Year of the Threequel

(03-07-2007)

Intelligence Squared Debate

(21-06-2007)

Children as status symbols

(16-06-2007)
Is a fourth child the ultimate status symbol? Or a perfect excuse to give up?

Slumming It

(03-06-2007)
Can Princess Diana succeed in resurrecting Tina Brown's career?

The End of the Sopranos

(20-05-2007)

After Dinner Disaster

(20-05-2007)
Toby occasionally gets asked to give after-dinner speeches -- with predictably disastrous results

Londoner's Diary

(18-05-2007)

Proud to be Bald

(18-05-2007)

Back to School

(21-04-2007)

The Rise and Fall of the British Accent

(21-03-2007)

Defending Jane

(18-03-2007)
Click here to read Toby's eulogy to Jane Austen in the Sunday Telegraph

Las Vegas: The Power and the Gaudy

(04-03-2007)
Click here to read Toby's tribute to Las Vegas in the Sunday Telegraph

Murder in Shepherd's Bush

(16-03-2007)

The Brown-Noser's Guide to Success

(24-02-2007)

Sundance 07

(03-02-2007)

The Beckhams in LA

(16-01-2007)
Click here to read Toby's advice to the Beckhams on how to survive in LA

The social climber's case for going green

(25-11-2006)

Exit, Stage Right

(16-12-2006)

A bad review can ruin your breakfast, but you shouldn't let it spoil your lunch

(25-11-2006)
Click here to read a Guardian piece by Toby about surviving bad reviews

Simon Cowell is right--sometimes you've just got to accept that you haven't got what it takes

(28-10-2006)

Ever been fired? So have I. Many Times. The secret is to take it on the chin and come out fighting

(30-10-2006)

My interview from hell with Lynn Barber

(02-09-2006)

My Week

(25-06-2006)
Read Toby's piece in the Observer about the difficulties of trying to stage a play about the Royals

Londoner's Diary

(19-08-2005)
Click here to read Toby's Diary in ES about why 25-year-olds can't properly experience a mid-life crisis

The Spectator Party

(29-07-2005)

'Flirt with the young, gorgeous au pair? Me?'

(24-07-2005)

The Sextator

(15-07-2005)
Click here to read Toby's defence of the permissive atmosphere at the Spectator in ES Magazine

My Week

(17-07-2005)
Click here to read a diary Toby did for the Independent on Sunday

The Modern Review: 10 Years On

(23-06-2005)
Click here to find out how Toby felt about meeting Julie Burchill again after 10 years

Membership has its Privileges

(11-05-2005)
A piece for the Evening Standard on why the sale of the Ivy could be a death blow to Toby's social life

Soup in my hair, snotty waiters and a rip off--just another night in London restaurants

(10-12-2004)
An Evening Standard piece on what's wrong with London's top restaurants

Why Spitzer Should Target the Glossy Posse

(24-10-2003)
A Wall St Journal piece on why the New York Attorney General should go after Conde Nast

The Poacher Turned Gamekeeper

(14-08-2004)
A Wall St Journal piece on Graydon Carter's recent difficulties

The Face no longer fits because we're more meritocratic now

(05-04-2004)
Why no amount of cosmetic surgery could save The Face

The reinvention of Tina Brown begins to unravel

(12-02-2004)
An account of Tina Brown's recent trials and tribulations

Action man

(12-02-2004)

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