mon 11/11/2019

gaming

Rage 2 review – garish but great post-apocalyptic shooter

Challenge The Authority in this 'Mad Max on mushrooms' renegade romp

Win a Luxury Weekend for Two to Celebrate Brighton Festival!

An eclectic line-up spanning music, theatre, dance, visual art, film, comedy, literature and spoken word could be yours with boutique hotel and exquisite meals included

World War Z review - bloodthirsty fun with the zombie apocalypse

Chainsawing the brain-eaters as you battle against the tide of the undead

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Jack Dee, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage review - now he re...

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Book extract: Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich

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CD: Aziza Brahim - Sahari

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Caroline Moorehead: A House in the Mountains review – the wo...

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Irenosen Okojie: Nudibranch review - twisted and funny

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classical

Roméo et Juliette, LSO, Tilson Thomas, Barbican review - surprisingly sober take on Berlioz epic

'MTT' celebrates his 50th anniversary with a top orchestra, but the panache has gone

Williams, LPO, Alsop, RFH review - sleek lines and pastoral tones

Power and precision in all-British programme, but the music retains its poetry

Music for Youth's Judith Webster: '91% of the young people we work with are from state schools'

As their big Albert Hall Proms approach, MFY's CEO explains the essentials

opera

Der Freischütz, Barbican review - Gothic chills rooted in flesh and earth

Two outstanding leads make for a memorable concert-staging

The Mask of Orpheus, English National Opera review - amorphous excess

Daniel Kramer's camp carnival defuses any focus in Birtwistle's bruising score

Don Pasquale, Royal Opera review - fun and frolics in stylish new production

Bryn Terfel shines but Olga Peretyatko soars in Donizetti's charming comedy