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tom birchenough

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Tom has been based largely in Moscow since 1991, from where he has written for a range of publications. He has contributed to Variety since 1993, and was for many years the film critic for the main English-language publication in Russia, The Moscow Times. He has been associate producer on a number of television documentaries on Russian subjects.

Articles By Tom Birchenough

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The Post review - Spielberg's glorious paean to print

It beggars belief that, from the moment ...

Alexander Melnikov, Wigmore Hall review - three pianos, four...

Living-museum recitals on a variety of historic instruments pose logistical problems. Telling The Arts Desk about his award-nominated CD of mostly...

All's Well That Ends Well, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse revi...

It's the people who are problematic, not the play. That's one take-away sentiment afforded by Caroline Byrne's sparky and provocative take on ...

Selma Parlour: Upright Animal, Pi Artworks review - incandes...

In the dark days of January, white cube galleries are luminous spaces. This is especially true of Pi Artworks right now: the Fitzrovia gallery is...

The best TV to watch this week

Cure the January blues with our guide to the pick of the best dramas and documentaries coming to a TV near you or already available for streaming...

Feng, CBSO, Gražinytė-Tyla, Symphony Hall Birmingham review...

Say what you like about Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s partnership with 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...

CD: Tune-Yards - I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life

Growing up with the music of David Bowie is probably not the best grounding for being a music critic because it raises expectations unreasonably...

The Best Films Out Now

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles...

Art UK, Art of the Nation review - public art in a private s...

Art fairs are vaguely promiscuous. So much art, so many galleries, so very many curators. They’re a glut for the eye yet curiously anodyne — the...