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Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler, British Museum

History is written in blood, however elegant the cover. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the collapse in 1521 of the Aztec Empire, a culture that presented Europe with a vision of such otherness...


Ceramics Galleries, V&A

Ceramics are basically the Liberal Democrats of the fine and decorative arts – often oddly shaped, eccentric, with a yearning to be useful – but with the V&A’s new Ceramics Galleries, the...


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Classical CDs Weekly: Arnold, Brahms, Bruch, Hartmann

British symphonies, German violin concertos and a dark 20th century opera

CD: Blur - The Magic Whip

Their eight album - and first in over a decade - could be one of their best...

We Made It: Candle Maker Ted Thompson

From Cumbria to the Globe, it's Ted's beeswax

Tales From the Tour Bus: Rock 'n' Roll on the Road...

A tale of bands in vans that, for the most part, stuck to familiar routes

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Inferior but lively superhero sequel

DVD: Model for Murder

Knives fly in Mayfair, in a British Fifties curio

LSO, Eötvös, Barbican

Rituals of savagery and grief from Stravinsky and Boulez

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, National Theatre

Revival of Caryl Churchill’s 1976 play about radicals in the English Civil...

10 Questions for Human Rights Campaigner Shami Chakrabarti

The leading civil rights advocate talks Brighton, Billy Bragg, the war on d...

W1A, Series 2, BBC Two

It's still sharp, but should the BBC be flagellating itself a second t...