6th April 2012

Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5NJ

In case you’re wondering, public executions in the UK have been banned since 1868 – the unlucky Fenian Michael Barret providing the last public spectacle in 1867 for the botched prison escape bombing in Clerkenwell – and, as far as I can tell there isn’t the remotest chance of it returning, despite the prevalent enthusiasm for dragging the country back…