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Emma Simmonds

Emma is a film and TV critic whose words have appeared in Time Out, Radio Times, The Observer, Total Film, Little White Lies, The Spectator, Virgin Movies,...

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Bernard Hughes

Bernard Hughes is a composer and writer, based in London.

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Igor Toronyi-Lalic

Igor is the editor of Culture House at The Spectator. He's a co-director of the London Contemporary Music Festival and author of Benjamin Britten (2013) for...

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Sam Marlowe

Sam trained as an actor, and began her writing career as a critic and features writer for What's On In London magazine. She later became the magazine's theatre...

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Thomas H Green

Thomas writes regularly for the Daily Telegraph and Mixmag. He has been a consistent presence in the UK dance music media since the mid-Nineties and has also...

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Matthew Wright

Jazz lover; enthusiastic cultural omnivore; published as critic on music, books, TV and film. Follow @matthewwrighter

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Philip Radcliffe

Philip Radcliffe has been a theatre and music critic for many years, writing for a wide range of publications, but especially The Sunday Times, Daily Mail,...

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Peter Quinn

Peter has written on classical music and jazz for Tempo, Jazzwise, The Times Literary Supplement, BBC Music Magazine and International Record Review, among...

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Stephen Walsh

Stephen is a former Observer music critic and a regular contributor to The Times, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Independent and the BBC. He is the author...

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Karen Krizanovich

Karen Krizanovich has appeared on TV (Newsnight, Review Show, CNN), published across mainstream UK media and heard on a variety of frequencies. She is the...

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Aleks Sierz

Aleks is author of In-Yer-Face Theatre: British Drama Today, co-editor of theatreVOICE website, and works as a journalist, broadcaster and theatre critic at...

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Lisa-Marie Ferla

Lis has been famous on the internet since 1999; the result of having a blog which predates the existence of the term "blogging". Although she 'daylights' as a...

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Veronica Lee

Veronica is an award-winning writer and critic who contributes on theatre and comedy to the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Observer and London Evening...

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William Ward

William has lived between London and Rome for 30 years, writing and broadcasting in Italian and English as a political analyst and cultural commentator. He is...

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Matt Wolf

Matt is London theatre critic of The International New York Times (formerly The International Herald Tribune) and London correspondent for the broadway.com...

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Graham Fuller

Graham is a British writer and editor based in New York since 1986. He was the executive editor at Interview magazine (1990-2000) and the Sunday arts editor at...

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Hanna Weibye

Hanna is a historian at King's College, Cambridge. She is currently completing a biography of Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, the inventor of "German gymnastics". As...

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Holly Kyte

Holly was formerly the Arts...

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Mark Kidel

Mark is a documentary filmmaker and writer specialising in the arts and music. Recent films include "Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance ", "Road Movie: A Portrait...

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Joe Muggs

Joe writes regularly for FACT, The Wire and Mixmag, specialising in electronic music and the anything-but-grey areas where genres and media dissolve into one...

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Howard Male

Howard has written on music for the Independent, Songlines, The Word and other publications. He is also a musician and has just completed his first novel, Etc...

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Bruce Dessau

Bruce specialises in music, TV and comedy. He writes for The London Evening Standard and is the author of biographies of numerous major figures, including...

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Tom Birchenough

Tom has been based largely in Moscow since 1991, from where he has written for a range of publications. He has contributed to Variety since 1993, and was for...

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David Nice

David was formerly a music critic for the Guardian and Sunday Correspondent. A regular BBC music broadcaster, he has written books on Elgar, Richard Strauss,...

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ASH Smyth

ASH Smyth has written about music and the arts for The Oxford Times, The First Post, The Spectator, Music Teacher, Early Music Today, whatsonstage.com,...

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David Cheal

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Jillian Edelstein

Jillian photographed the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa for the New York Times and many other stories for The New Yorker, Vogue and Vanity...

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Kate Bassett

Kate is an arts journalist and a drama critic for The Times. She has written on theatre, film, books, dance and comedy for the Telegraph, Independent on Sunday...

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James Woodall

James wrote (1999-2010) for the Financial Times, The Economist and Dance Europe, mainly from Berlin. His books include a biography of Jorge Luis Borges, a...

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Natalie Shaw

Natalie specialises in pop and urban music, often from unusual places. She also writes for the BBC and has written for a variety of publications on travel,...

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Edward Seckerson

Edward is a writer and broadcaster. A one-time actor and musician, he is currently Chief Classical Music Critic for the Independent. He wrote and presented the...

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Ismene Brown

Ismene was a musician and political journalist before becoming the Daily Telegraph's dance critic for 15 years. She created the original dummy of theartsdesk....

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Laura Silverman

Laura writes about theatre, pop and books for The Times and the Daily Mail. She also contributes to Radio 4.

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Carole Woddis

Carole Woddis has been a theatre journalist for more than 20 years. She was London theatre critic for The Herald (Glasgow) for over a decade and has written...

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Adam Sweeting

Former features editor of Melody Maker, Adam has written on rock, classical music and television for the Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph,...

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Hilary Whitney

Hilary has written on theatre and film for the Guardian, Observer, Daily Telegraph and Financial Times, and has been a judge for the London Fringe Theatre...

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Fisun Güner

Fisun is an art critic and writer and is the visual arts editor of theartsdesk

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Jasper Rees

Jasper has written about the arts, books, the media and sport for many broadsheets and magazines. He currently writes for the Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and...

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Josh Spero

Josh is the editor of Spear's magazine. He has written for The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, the Economist and the National Theatre. He is a regular...

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Florence Hallett

Florence is an art writer and critic and is the news editor at ArtWatch UK.

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Peter Culshaw

Peter is a music and arts broadcaster and has written for the Observer, Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Songlines, among others in the UK and internationally. He...

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Sarah Kent

Sarah was the visual arts editor art of Time Out, the ICA’s Director of Exhibitions, has served on Turner Prize and other juries, and has written catalogues...

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Judith Flanders

Judith is the author of A Circle of Sisters, a biography of Alice Kipling, Louisa Baldwin, Agnes Poynter and Georgiana Burne-Jones, The Victorian House:...

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Simon Munk

Award-winning specialist journalist in videogames, technology, cycling and outdoors products. Experienced copywriter. Competent videogame script editor and...

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Graeme Thomson

Graeme Thomson has written extensively on music and popular culture for, among others, the Guardian, the Observer, the Telegraph, New Statesman, The Word,...

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Alexandra Coghlan

Alexandra is the classical music critic of the New Statesman, and has written on arts for The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, Prospect, Gramophone, Opera...

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Demetrios Matheou

Demetrios Matheou is the film critic for The Sunday Herald. His writing has appeared in The Guardian and Observer, The Times and Sunday Times, The Independent...

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Sue Steward

Sue is a writer and broadcaster on world and fringe music and photography for the Telegraph, Observer, Guardian, BBC, Songlines, and British Journal of...

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Mark Valencia

Mark has worked in arts journalism for more than thirty years, initially as a broadcaster; then in print and later online as a writer and translator for...

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Russ Coffey

Russ directed the award-winning documentary Hookers For Jesus and has also written on serial killer Dennis Nilsen, the Church of Scientology and been a...