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Mark Hudson

Articles By Mark Hudson

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Buchbinder, Philharmonia, Hrůša, RFH

It's a rare concert when nothing need be questioned about the orchestral playing. The usual nagging doubts – about whether any of the London...

The Kid Stays in the Picture, Royal Court, review – ‘sad, ba...

The beauty of fiction is that its stories have both compelling shape and deep meaning – they are dramas where things feel right and true and real...

Aquarius review - 'the unease of contemporary Brazil...

Politics certainly caught up with Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius. The Brazilian director and his cast appeared at their Cannes...

Craig David, Brighton Centre

Craig David’s two-hour show, in two parts, receives an ecstatic response in Brighton. The audience, dominated by women in their twenties, is...

Syria’s Disappeared review - 'must-watch can't-loo...

“The following images are extremely graphic.” The words appeared in white lettering against a black background, two-thirds of the way in. For the...

DVD/Blu-ray: Property Is No Longer a Theft

This is the Italian cinema Berlusconi suppressed. Elio Petri directed broadsides between the crossfire of the...

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-...