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The clinically white buildings of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine, nickname Dick Vet, are just outside Edinburgh, with departments for wildlife, exotic animals,...
US films about and aimed at African-Americans broadly fall into two categories. Gangsta life in the ‘hood action flicks and broad comedies, a niche dominated by Tyler Perry, who...
The latest transatlantic transfer is curiously esoteric, concerning as it does an obscure period in the lives of two great men: Laurence Olivier and Orson Welles. The centenary of...
Since his debut Honour of the Knights back in 2006 Catalan director Albert Serra has carved a niche for himself as a director of frequently elliptical and visually engrossing...
Britten’s first chamber opera is very much a Glyndebourne piece; its world premiere in the old festival theatre in July 1946 was also the festival’s inaugural post-war production...
Is there more than one Michael Longhurst? As sometimes happens in theatre, a rising young director seems to be everywhere at once. His calling card is the modestly universal...
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Gallery director Alice Workman on housing contemporary art in the threshing barn
The designer maker on the future of furniture and working with Thomas Heatherwick
The British artist talks about a life inspired by traditional Japanese crafts
Exploring the latest frontiers of veterinary medicine with the staff and students of 'Dick Vet'
Frank McGuinness's adaptation of bereaved vicar's memoir says a lot about bereavement and nothing about faith
The story of popular music's ground zero had Little Richard and a big impact
This sophisticated, witty look at identity politics on a fictional US Ivy League campus is packed with provocative, complex ideas and pointed observations
How heavy is the official hand bearing down on Russian culture today?
Baroque electronics, concert music from a film composer and a multinational youth orchestra
Young Brahms and old Dvořák in tragic vein
Best of Britain's young choristers and jazz musicians in fabulous Shakespeare homage
Britten chamber opera survives high-sounding libretto thanks to its music
A joyous and brilliantly funny take on Britten's comic opera
Strong musical values versus a production incongruent with the aims of a masterpiece
Pioneer photographer who had an empathetic understanding of the Indian subcontinent
Just what is it that makes the kitsch-meister American artist so different, so appealing?
The reportage of the Welsh photojournalist is being celebrated in a new exhibition