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Life review - 'knuckle-gnawing moments of panic'

In space, no-one can hear you say “hang on, haven’t I seen this before?” The sprawling, labyrinthine space ship full of ducts and passageways for...

CD: Goldfrapp – Silver Eye

Silver Eye is Goldfrapp’s seventh long-player in an 18-year career that has taken in...

An American in Paris review - 'stagecraft couldn't...

What’s in a yellow dress? Hope over experience? Reckless confidence? This is a legitimate question when the second big cross-Atlantic people-...

10 Questions for Poet Tommy Sissons

Tommy Sissons is a 21-year-old poet, originally from Brighton, now based in London. He has won a number of poetry slam championships, and has...

The First Commandment, Classical Opera, St John’s Smith Squa...

Isn’t it funny? You wait ages for an opera by an eleven-year-...

Fourth Plinth: How London Created the Smallest Sculpture Par...

I have always felt very lucky to have been working as an artist in...

CD: Jethro Tull - The String Quartets

On Jethro Tull's classic "Songs from the Wood" Ian Anderson promised "all things refined". And refined the band...

Love in Idleness, Menier Chocolate Factory

What's in a name? Terence Rattigan’s Love in Idleness is a reworking of his 1944 play Less Than Kind (never...

The Lost City of Z

Percy Fawcett: does the name ring a bell? He ought by rights to sit in the pantheon of boys’ own explorers alongside Cook and Ross, Parry and...