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The best of Prospect’s profiles and interviews from 2017

From a Syrian refugee family to President Macron, the best interviews and profiles of 2017

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Armando Iannucci on how satirists should tackle strongmen—and what makes a line funny

by Sameer Rahim

The mastermind behind the shows that have defined British comedy for a generation, including Alan Partridge and The Thick of It speaks to Sameer Rahim


Roger Penrose and the vision thing

by Phillip Ball

Penrose is still defining the way we see the universe. But, in today’s world of ultra-specialised science, could a thinker of such breadth ever emerge…

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