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Edward Seckerson

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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 long-running BBC Radio 3 series Stage and Screen and has been on Gramophone magazine's reviewing panel for many years.

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

When An Inconvenient Truth won the best documentary Oscar 10 years ago, the film’s success marked two significant events...

Edinburgh Festival 2017 reviews: Meet Me at Dawn / The Shape...

 

Meet Me at Dawn ★★★★

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Blu-ray: Ronin

There are three bravura scenes in Ronin that merit the price of acquisition. Two of them are...

Edinburgh Festival and Fringe 2017 reviews round-up

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STANDUP...

The Hitman's Bodyguard - potty-mouthed, turgid waste of...

No cliché is left unturned in this odd-couple action comedy. Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson are the salt ‘n’ pepper rival bad-boys on the run...

King Lear, Shakespeare's Globe - Nancy Meckler's G...

Every play is a Brexit play. This much we have learnt in the year since the referendum. But in Nancy Meckler’s hands the...

No More Boys and Girls, BBC Two – baby steps lead to great l...

Whether it’s the £400,000 that separates Mishal Husain from John Humphrys, or the 74 million miles between the metaphorical markers of Venus...

Edinburgh Fringe 2017 reviews: Hannah Gadsby / Suzi Ruffell...

Hannah Gadsby ★★★★

This is Hannah Gadsby's last show, she tells us. Not because she...

The Best Films Out Now

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles...

CD: Man Duo - Orbit

True to their name, Finland’s Man Duo are male and there...