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It begins promisingly, a dark Gothic fairy tale – both Grimm and grim. The writhing witches (four, oddly) are summoned from a pile of dead bodies, Stefan Fichert’s eerie puppetry...
And so we come to the end of the most spiteful, divisive and downright deceitful political campaign in living memory. And while we’re on the Ds, I’ll have disingenuous too, thanks...
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ENO's new artistic director Daniel Kramer must regret having gone on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week to talk about suspending Janáček "and other obscures" from the company's...
It's amazing that they've managed to sustain The Good Wife over seven series and 156 episodes which have, by and large, maintained a standard of writing and acting which can stand...
In the mid 1970s, the German director Wim Wenders quickly and cheaply made three road movies that, taken together, can be considered the apogee of the genre. The Criterion Film...
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A cinematic cross-section of life in London-by-Sea
Prize includes hotel, a meal and event tickets
Sub-texts galore in grade-A Ealing melodrama
In an evening of unexpected victories, Sky News did surprisingly well
Outstanding legal drama draws to a not-quite-perfect close
Not in Kansas any more – the mezzo who conquered the world
Premiere of Jonathan Dove's 'A Brief History of Creation' enchants
Birds, Messiaen and a much-loved artistic director dazzle from dawn to midnight
Transcendent slow movements, but questions remain
Janáček's optimistic tragedy at its most powerful in electrifying revival
Balance, but never neutrality, from fine singers and director in lacerating Mozart
Dutchness, audio-jungle, dirty minds and Dunsinane at one of Europe's premier arts festivals
Incoherent vision results in a (Mac)duff production
Michelle Terry anchors a reflective exploration of leadership and nationhood
Challenging one-woman play about first lady of Canadian politics Maggie Trudeau
Magnificent new extension has light and space enough for new art and new visitors
An oh-so-cool response to the outpourings of Abstract Expressionism
Kent's festival of art has grown up, but it hasn't lost its spark
Choreographer du jour Crystal Pite heads up two impressive Canadian cultural offerings
MacMillan revival in a different class to anodyne offerings from McGregor and Wheeldon
Dance version is loud and brash with all the horror and none of the mystery
Terrific fun from an old favourite
Funny and challenging show about the comic's parents
The Comedy Store legend reminisces, and sometimes sparks