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The imposition of a brutal jihadist regime is relayed with formidable articulacy and a surprising lightness of touch in this gut-wrenching drama from Mauritanian director...
Gravelly, Winstone-esque banter about the trauma of putting down the sawn-off and having to stop for red lights. Poor taste in swimwear and the chunkier kind of jewellery. We know...
St Paul’s Cathedral is an icon of national identity. The building that rose up from the fire and smoke of the Blitz has also witnessed the funeral of Winston Churchill in 1965 and...
Between Light Shining in Buckinghamshire and Everyman it was beginning to look like we were never going to get a proper, uncomplicated laugh in Rufus Norris’s National...
Perhaps it was after Bestival 2008 that its organizer, Rob da Bank, made his pact with the ancient gods. That year the Robin Hill Country Park site was reduced to a cold, sleet-...
Violinists either fathom the elusive heart and soul of Elgar’s music or miss the mark completely. Canadian James Ehnes, one of the most cultured soloists on the scene today, is...
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Austin Powers meets Tim Vine meets a script of breathtaking flimsiness
Comic book heroes battle for control of the small screen
The story of the cruel aftermath of war told in bruising documentary
Grace Jones and Clean Bandit headline a boisterous new event from the Bestival crew
Uber-producer Diplo loses his edge and indulges in middle of the road EDM sounds
The story of a hidden identity and a debut full of personality, wit and invention
New play about the Occupy movement starring Simon Russell Beale is deep but rather undramatic
Energetic and irreverent comic delight from start to finish
Canadian literary great and author husband talk birds, and each other
The overexposed artist with pots, frocks and comforting clichés about Britain
Oscar-winning actor proves that he did learn something as a Cambridge art history student
Impostors and stolen identities explored in an installation inspired by the Commedia dell’Arte
Brass band the highlight of new triple bill
Leaden score and ponderous choreography do an injustice to Bloomsbury author's name
Rambert Dance Company's inaugural Music Fellow discusses his new ballet score
Wonderfully funny evening with a comedian-ventriloquist at the top of her game
Playful show during which the comic builds his own set
Drag artist tells her charming and funny story