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jasper rees

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Jasper has written about the arts, books, the media and sport for many broadsheets and magazines. He currently writes for the Telegraph and the Spectator. In the 1990s he also wrote about football for The Independent on Sunday. He is the author of I Found My Horn and co-author of the play of the same name. Bred of Heaven, his book on Wales and Welshness, was published in August 2011 and read on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week. His latest book is a biography of Florence Foster Jenkins

Articles By Jasper Rees

Dunkirk review - old-fashioned filmmaking on the grandest scale

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I Know Who You Are, BBC Four review - preposterous but hypnotic

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'I were crap at school': Jodie Whittaker, the new Doctor Who

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10 Questions for Adeel Akhtar: 'The first form of defiance is to laugh'

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GLOW, Netflix review - not quite comedy or drama

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Broken, BBC One series finale review - Seán Bean's quiet immensity

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10 Questions for George Stiles and Anthony Drewe: 'we are optimistic people'

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Okja, Netflix review - joyous assault on the meat industry

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Murdered For Being Different, BBC Three review - unbearable but unmissable

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Churchill review - Winston has smallness thrust upon him

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Fearless, ITV review - Helen McCrory lights up dense conspiracy thriller

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Lord Lucan: My Husband, The Truth review - the coldest case of all

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The Shepherd review - quiet but stirring David v Goliath fable

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Paula, BBC Two review - Denise Gough's the real thing

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Three Girls, BBC One review - drama as shattering public enquiry

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review - Guy Ritchie's deadly weapon

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