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It may only be a revival, but this is what the Royal Opera does best, above all in fielding a living legend of a Falstaff for Verdi's last masterpiece who’d probably be beyond the...
US films about and aimed at African Americans broadly fall into two categories: gangsta life in the ‘hood action flicks and broad comedies, the latter niche dominated by Tyler...
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,...
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 out a niche for himself, creating cinema that is frequently oblique and visually...
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...
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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
Sophisticated, witty look at identity politics on fictional US Ivy League campus
Elliptical Catalan film illuminates hypnotic encounter of sensuality and darkness
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
The greatest of fat knights and stagecraft triumphant in Verdi's swansong
Britten chamber opera survives high-sounding libretto thanks to its music
A joyous and brilliantly funny take on Britten's comic opera
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