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Now that the national self-delusion of the classless society has been laid to rest by the double whammy of economic crisis and the Cameron-Osborne-Johnson era of Bullingdon Club...
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The history play has roots that go deep into our culture. We love to see stories that are kitted out in fancy dress, and long to savour a past that resonates with our present. In...
There’s been a pronounced sense of finality at this year’s 70th anniversary commemoration of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz. No closure, of course, but an awareness that the...
If the London property boom continues post-election, the fight for living space may well develop into all-out war. But what begins as skirmish in Peter Souter’s 2013 play,...
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Recreating a facsimile of Tutankhamun’s tomb and a painting by Veronese is all part of revolutionising our experience of art
Gold leaf and alchemical processes feed into a unique view of publishing
Percussionist explains how the unique craft and culture of a north-Ghanaian people shapes her music
Powerful documentary by Laurence Rees allows Auschwitz survivors full reflection
Despite the ravages of the Great War, the retailing saga bounces back looking fighting fit
Testament of character and endurance told with disarming modesty
Marillion guitar man with an evocative, slow-burning solo
New album sees this rap artist moving forward both lyrically and with his crossover sound
A giant among film composers, virtuoso bass playing and rousing romantic overtures
Grand scale, fresh approach to a familiar Latin hymn
The young British pianist talks about rare repertoire and his suspicion of major competitions
Jurowski’s high-concept operatic pairing flickers brilliantly
An exceptional cast make this revolutionary romance a must-see
Austerely beautiful retelling of mythic Orpheus's grief and trials, with sounds to match
James McAvoy gives 2015 its first stellar performance, as the mad earl who thinks he's Jesus, in a revival that nevertheless falls short of heavenly
Meandering adaptation of a Pakistani history play about Islam in Mughal India loses the plot
Cupid takes the form of a property dispute in this satisfyingly soulful romcom
Study of the Old Master's reputation visits a neglected corner of artistic practice
The musician in full creative swing: a voyeur’s delight
For great British art under one roof
Two gems and two duds in celebratory mixed bill with live music
Fine dancers in well-designed, interesting war piece
The Scandinavian stylists give a tantalising glimpse of their Royal jewels