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alexandra coghlan

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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 Now, The Oxford Times and The Monthly. She was formerly Performing Arts Editor at Time Out, Sydney. She writes about classical music, theatre and film for theartsdesk.

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The Wall review - action undercut by too much talk

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DVD/Blu-Ray: Der müde Tod

"Weary Death" - "Destiny", the English-language title, is weak by comparison - settles in a small German town, an impressive simulation...

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Against the Law, BBC Two review - uplifting and deeply movin...

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Girl from the North Country, Old Vic review – Dylan songs hi...

Plays with songs in, or more precisely plays with famous songs in, can feel like the uncanny valley of theatre. They’re not quite musicals and not...

CD: Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano - Everything

The orchestral-electronic sounds which the Erased Tapes label epitomises exist balanced on a knife-edge of extreme tastefulness. Not quite fitting...