Sam Knight is a staff writer for the New Yorker, based in London. He writes a fortnightly Letter from the UK for the magazine as well as many other features including a profile of Theresa May He has written for a wide range of publications, including the Times, the Financial Times, the New York Times and the Guardian, for whom he has written several long reads including The man who brought you Brexit, Alan Yentob: the last impressario, and London Bridge is down: the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death. He lives in east London.