Are we living in a golden age of satire?

Fuelled by political turmoil in the UK and US, it seems our thirst for satire is at an all-time high. But why is it so appealing?

At the London office of the UK’s most popular satirical magazine, Private Eye, its editor and TV personality Ian Hislop is characteristically frank in his answers.

The magazine’s UK sales are at an all-time high, up 25% on five years ago, but Hislop

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