sat 01/04/2023

Clem Hitchcock

Articles By Clem Hitchcock

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Williams, Dunedin Consort, Truscott, Wigmore Hall review - s...

When your special guest is a young soprano with all the world before her, the total artist already, your programme might seem to run itself. Yet...

Law of Tehran review - visceral Iranian police thriller

Here in Europe we mainly see subtle, lyrical Iranian films, targeted at international festivals or art house audiences, so it’s great to get the...

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, Complicité, Barb...

Complicité, the adventurous theatre company led today by Simon McBurney, one of its founders, is now 40. Over the last four decades, McBurney and...

God's Creatures review - Irish drama with a touch of Gr...

There’s something about the Irish coastal village that makes filmmakers see...

Album: boygenius - The Record

Maybe you’ve heard the Native American parable about the two...

Berlusconi, Southwark Playhouse Elephant review - curious ne...

One wonders if Ricky Simmonds and Simon Vaughan pondered long over their debut musical’s title. Silvio might...

Theodora, Arcangelo, Cohen, Barbican review - gloriously dar...

Handel’s Theodora – voluptuously beautiful, warm-to-the-touch music, yoked to a libretto of chilly piety about Christian martyrdom in 4...

Riotsville USA review - a training scheme with a tragic lega...

Sierra Pettengill has made the politest angry film I have seen. It has an incendiary quality that comes precisely from its calm stance towards its...

Album: The Zombies - Different Game

There’s something charmingly unassuming and humble about The Zombies. Nowadays their 1968 second album Odyssey and Oracle regularly...

Tom Dale Company, The Place review - immersive and genre-bus...

With all the talk – and, frankly, fear – around AI and the increasing dominance of the digital world, it’s fascinating to see what dance has to...