For the record | UK News
Our review of a Channel 4 documentary (The Accused: National Treasures on Trial, August 28, the New Review, p36), said that Cliff Richard and Paul Gambaccini were charged with sexual assault during Operation Yewtree, but erroneously stated that “charges have been dropped”. In fact, no charges were ever brought against either man.
We neglected to credit photographer Roger Alan Turner for the lead image of Jackie Malton, which accompanied an interview with the former sleuth last week (The Real Jane Tennison Reveals the Dark Truth Behind Crime TV Drama, Aug 28, p36 ).
On Lisa Batiashvili’s new album, secret love lettersit’s Giorgi Gigashvili at the piano for César Franck Sonata in A major, not Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The latter joins the violinist in Debussy Beautiful evening and he also conducts (Home listening, August 28, the New Review, p35).
A graph on the cost of living crisis (“How it all adds up”, 28 Aug, p4) showed that it would cost £1.82 a week to charge a mobile phone using a 5W charger for one hour per day, based on 52p per kWh. The calculation was off by two decimal places; it would cost just under 2p to load.
The law referred to in the title of Robert Harris’s new novel, act of forgetting, was adopted by the English parliament in 1660, and not in 1652, as one review says (On the run from a vengeful loyalist, August 28, the New Review, p43). The full name of the edict was An Act of Free and General Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion.
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