John Sutherland was a senior policeman with the Metropolitan Police when it all went horribly wrong. He's written a powerful book (Blue: A Memoir) about what happened next. He told me his story. Read the article in full...
It's 500 years since the Reformation, and comedy writer James Cary has written a play about the Reformation. Who knew it could be so funny?
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I spoke to a number of people in the public eye about their experiences growing up as the sons and daughters of the clergy. Read the article in full here.
I interviewed a woman with a shocking story to tell. When her husband went missing, 'Alice' discovered there was a whole other side to him. He was an abuser. And just when she didn't think it could get worse, it did. Ten years on, 'Alice' has rebuilt her life in a most impressive way.
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Composer and conductor John Rutter says he meets a different welcome when he arrives at a church in his guise as sound engineer. Read the article in full to find out more.
IN MARCH 2014, the TV presenter Jenni Crane was browsing in an antique shop in Crystal Palace when she happened upon an old brown leather suitcase. Deciding it would be a decorative way of storing her shoe collection, she bought it and took it home. The decision, she says, changed her life. Read the article in full...
From angelic chorister to daytime-television presenter, Aled Jones will be forever associated with The Snowman. He talks to Sarah Meyrick. What a treat to interview the utterly lovely Aled Jones. Read the article in full...
I've long had a passion for the Holy Land and the fate of those who live there. Here are two pieces on the subject: one from 2010, and another from 2016.
Simon Jenkins read up on cathedrals, then visited them all. He talks to Sarah Meyrick about his responses. Read the article in full...
Here I write about why I set Knowing Anna on a pilgrimage. Read the article in full...
Here are some of the articles I've written in recent years.
Below is a small selection of some of the features I've written over the years