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The fabulous dancers known as BalletBoyz The Talent 2014 looked so at home in the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Studio Theatre last night that it was hard to believe they had never...
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In his masterly essay in the programme for Enda Walsh's latest play, Colm Tóibín warns against attempting to pin his work to a particular philosophical position, but simply to...
One of the oddities about theatre is that there can be a gripping performance at the heart of an underwhelming production – and so is the case with Maxine Peake’s Hamlet, directed...
An ageing misanthrope is given a new lease of life and a fresh outlook by a pretty, young woman. Woody Allen wheels out this tired old trope for his 44th feature film set in his...
Few contemporary playwrights have enjoyed as many revivals as polymath Philip Ridley. The first two of his 1990s gothic East End trilogy — The Pitchfork Disney and The Fastest...
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Intermittent thrills on third album from LCD Soundsystem-related electro-dance outfit
Chris Christodoulou's sensational shots of baton-wielders in action
Other agendas have swirled furiously around this year's Last Night
A monumental season's close to the 2014 Proms from a great orchestra
Enda Walsh's unsettling comedy triumphs at the Lyttelton
Maxine Peake's gripping performance as the young Prince
Powerful revival of Philip Ridley’s 1994 shock-fest proves that it’s a contemporary classic
An exhibition that lends new insights and depth to the late photographer's work
Andrew Graham-Dixon begins an excellent trilogy about World War One artists with Paul Nash
Turner was a brilliantly radical artist, but was he of his time or outside it? Both, of course
New works show all-male company on top form
Older performers show dance is not just a young person's game
Mixture of old and new makes for a colourful journey through mythology