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Sunday Book: Nicholas Hytner - Balancing Acts

After the first preview of Mike Leigh’s play Two Thousand Years at the...

Richard Long: Earth Sky, Houghton Hall

“I’m a great opportunist,” says Richard Long, a statement that for all its economy brims with contradictions and possibilities. While his...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Honeybeat

Compilations of Sixties girl group or girl-pop sides are innumerable but Honeybeat: Groovy 60s Girl-Pop is promoted on...

'It was probably the most effective act of resistance i...

“I’ve got a terrible confession to make”, I said to my long-suffering partner who had been away for the weekend with our young daughter. “Oh yes...

DVD/Blu-ray: Letter to Brezhnev

Letter to Brezhnev, released in 1985, was a delightful curio with sharp edges. A trans-cultural riff on Romeo and Juliet, it...

The best TV to watch this week

Is it really possible to have too much television? Let theartsdesk pick your way through what to watch, whether it's broadcast live, catch-up or a...

Mayerling, Royal Ballet review - 'every ballet fan shou...

Sure, there are things not to like about ...

The Treatment, Almeida Theatre, review - exhilarating Crimp...

Playwright Martin Crimp’s 1993 satirical epic, The Treatment, is a fabulous work, but it’s rarely revived. Although much of his back...

Brian Johnson's A Life on the Road review – ripping yar...

The simplest ideas are often the best. Here’s one – take AC/DC’s Tyneside-born vocalist Brian Johnson and get him to chew the fat with a list of...