Vintage Sunday Times Culture Magazine December 19th 1993

£5.75

Vintage Sunday Times Culture Magazine December 19th 1993

It’s yesterday once more (once more). Gordon Burn on breathing life into the 1950s

Wizard widgetry: CD-ROM, the latest format for home entertainment, explained by Robert Sandall

Pester power: the perils of Christmas for young consumers -and their parents. By Jonathan Margolis

Iain Johnstone on a year of Hollywood humour

French and Saunders prove themselves in a biting American satire: John Peter

Unto us a card was born… 150 years ago, in fact, although it has rather altered since. Tim Willis traces the rise of the Christmas card

A A Gill on the horrors of Christmas

Records: Paul Driver discovers that compilation need not mean compromise

Season of goodwill and desperate marketing. Mark Edwards listens to novelty records

Christmas, by Norman Rockwell Coursery of Advertising Archive Cover Paula Pryke: photographed by Green Managuay

The inside story of how Irving Berlin wrote White Christmas, the world’s most popular song. By Michael Freedland

Channel 4’s peddling of gay stereotypes appals Cosmo Landesman

Before they became vehicles for soap stars, pantomimes were a community affair. Some still are, as Robert Hewison discovered

The ritual of wrapping presents is taken apart by Hugh Pearman

Griff Rhys Jones is a natural farceur, Kate Saunders finds

Short story: Father Brown solves a Christmas mystery. By Gilbert Adair

Can we cope with the merry-making and festive family get-togethers of this time of year? Less and less, it seems, says Prof Anthony Clare

Music: Hugh Canning reports on John Eliot

Gardiner’s interpretation of Monteverdi’s Coronation of Poppea

Contrary to myth, the Impressionists were not reviled in their own lifetime, says Frank Whitford

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Vintage Sunday Times Culture Magazine December 19th 1993

It’s yesterday once more (once more). Gordon Burn on breathing life into the 1950s

Wizard widgetry: CD-ROM, the latest format for home entertainment, explained by Robert Sandall

Pester power: the perils of Christmas for young consumers -and their parents. By Jonathan Margolis

Iain Johnstone on a year of Hollywood humour

French and Saunders prove themselves in a biting American satire: John Peter

Unto us a card was born… 150 years ago, in fact, although it has rather altered since. Tim Willis traces the rise of the Christmas card

A A Gill on the horrors of Christmas

Records: Paul Driver discovers that compilation need not mean compromise

Season of goodwill and desperate marketing. Mark Edwards listens to novelty records

Christmas, by Norman Rockwell Coursery of Advertising Archive Cover Paula Pryke: photographed by Green Managuay

The inside story of how Irving Berlin wrote White Christmas, the world’s most popular song. By Michael Freedland

Channel 4’s peddling of gay stereotypes appals Cosmo Landesman

Before they became vehicles for soap stars, pantomimes were a community affair. Some still are, as Robert Hewison discovered

The ritual of wrapping presents is taken apart by Hugh Pearman

Griff Rhys Jones is a natural farceur, Kate Saunders finds

Short story: Father Brown solves a Christmas mystery. By Gilbert Adair

Can we cope with the merry-making and festive family get-togethers of this time of year? Less and less, it seems, says Prof Anthony Clare

Music: Hugh Canning reports on John Eliot

Gardiner’s interpretation of Monteverdi’s Coronation of Poppea

Contrary to myth, the Impressionists were not reviled in their own lifetime, says Frank Whitford

96 pages. All our magazines are first day issues. This issue is in good condition for age.

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Weight 200 g
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Good condition