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This page was first published in September 2013, updated April 2021.

Unpublished editions

In its history, there have only been 11 editions that didn't make it to the newsagents:

May 14, 1926
  General Strike
February 21, 1947
  Fuel Crisis
February 28, 1947
  Fuel crisis
September 8, 1950
  Printing dispute
October 13, 1950
  Printing dispute
October 20, 1950
  Printing dispute
October 27, 1950
  Printing dispute
August 1, 1981
  Printing dispute
April 2, 1983
  Printing dispute
April 9, 1983
  Printing dispute
December 3, 1983
  Printing dispute

Diminished Form

Printing disputes and other operational difficulties have also lead to the magazine appearing in a different format to the standard:

July 1, 1949
  London Edition printed by The Daily Graphic
September 15, 1950
  Nine day issue. Northern edition printed as tabloid.
November 3, 1950
  Nine day issue. Northern edition printed as tabloid.
February 24, 1956
  Printed as Broadsheet in Paris
March 2, 1956
  Printed as Broadsheet in Paris
March 9, 1956
  Printed as Broadsheet in Paris
March 16, 1956
  Printed as Broadsheet in Paris
March 23, 1956
  Printed as Broadsheet in Paris
March 30, 1956
  Printed as Broadsheet in Paris
November 11, 1978
  Cover printed in monochrome
November 18, 1978
  Cover printed in monochrome
November 25, 1978
  Cover printed in monochrome
May 31, 1980
  Cover printed in monochrome

Editors

1. Leonard Crocombe, 1923 - 1926
2. Walter Fuller, 1926 - 1927
3. Eric Maschwitz, 1927 - 1933
4. Maurice Gorham, 1933 - 1941
5. Gordon Stowell, 1941 - 1944
6. Tom Henn, 1944 - 1954
7. Douglas G Williams, 1954 - 1968
8. C. J Campbell Nairne, 1968 - 1969
9. Geoffrey Cannon, 1969 - 1979
10. Brian Gearing, 1979 - 1988
11. Nicholas Brett, 1988 - 1996
12. Sue Robinson, 1996 - 2000
13. Nicholas Brett, 2000 - 2001
14. Nigel Horne, 2001 - April 2002
* Liz Vercoe (uncredited),  April 2002 -  July 2002
15. Gill Hudson, August 2002 - August 2009
16. Ben Preston, September 2009 to early 2017
17. Mark Frith, 2017 to early 2020
18/19. Tom Loxley & Shem Law, March 2020 to present

 

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