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CD: Denys Baptiste - The Late Trane

In his first album as leader since his 2011 album, Identity By Subtraction, Denys Baptiste takes a deep dive into the mid-1960s work of...

The best TV to watch this week

Channel-rich but time-poor? We sift the schedules for you.

Friday 23 June

Versailles, BBC Two – final...

Gloria, Hampstead Theatre review – pretty glorious

As with life, so it is in art: in the same way that one can't predict the curve balls that get thrown our way, the American playwright Branden...

The Book of Henry review - staggeringly awful

It’s been quite a while since I’ve seen a movie as staggeringly awful as The Book of Henry. If it was just a touch more shrill it could...

Terror, Lyric Hammersmith review – more gimmick than drama

Can the theatre be a courtroom? A good public place to debate morality and to arrive at profound decisions? You could answer this with a history...

Who Should We Let In? Ian Hislop on the First Great Immigrat...

Immigration…immigration… immigration… that’s what we need! Not the words of record-breaking, tap-dancing trumpeter Roy Castle, rather it’s the...

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...