Sunday Times Digital Archive

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Broke key stories of the 20th century such as the thalidomide scandal, Kim Philby as a Soviet double-agent, and the Israeli nuclear programme. 19th-century coverage covers Victorian literature, theatre, and everyday life, with highlights including; a review of the opening night of Macbeth in December 1888, starring Ellen Terry in her famous green beetlewing dress; a letter from Charles Dickens, mediating a dispute between his friend Edmund Yates and William Makepiece Thackeray; and the regular Freemasonry column, outlining the activities at various lodges.

Covering 180 years and nearly 600,000 pages the Sunday Times Magazine was the first newspaper magazine to hit the stands in February 1962 when it made its first appearance inside The Sunday Times. This magazine is entirely contained within the archive.

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