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Kate Bassett

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Kate is an arts journalist and a drama critic for The Times. She has written on theatre, film, books, dance and comedy for the Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, New Statesman etc. Her book In Two Minds: A Biography of Jonathan Miller was shortlisted for the Theatre Book Prize, Sheridan Morley Prize and HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize in 2013.

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Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's Globe review - Emma Rice g...

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McLaren review - illuminating portrait of New Zealand's...

We’ve recently seen how Formula One heroes Ayrton Senna, Niki Lauda and James Hunt can become box office gold, in the form of Senna and...

The Best Albums of 2017

Disc of the Day reviews new albums, week in, week out, all year. Below are the albums that our writers gave four or five stars,...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...

Tristan & Yseult, Brighton Festival review - playful and...

Tristan & Yseult has become something of a calling card for Kneehigh, which was founded in 1980 and is now the unofficial National...