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David Flack

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Cyprus Avenue, Royal Court Theatre review - Stephen Rea is u...

David Ireland is a playwright who likes to jolt his audience and Cyprus Avenue, a dark absurdist comedy about an Ulster unionist afraid...

CD: John Mayall - Nobody Told Me

John Mayall is not just the dean of British blues fans, but he has...

Gently Down the Stream, Park Theatre review - gay history si...

Ripeness is sometimes all. 80-year-old Martin Sherman's recent play, receiving its UK premiere at canny Park Theatre, says more about...

Trifonov, LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - Russian style with...

The arc of Daniil Trifonov’s reputation has soared and then, to some ears, stalled in a familiar modern way....

Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre review - a necessary correct...

Against the grimmest of backdrops, generosity and even grace can be possible. That's the eternally uplifting message of Come From Away,...

Sheeps, Soho Theatre review - sketch comedy with a touch of...

Sheeps, the sketch comedy threesome, had never really gone away but when they performed Live and Loud Selfie Sex Harry Potter ...

Lau, Cheese & Grain, Frome review - the dangerous charm...

Back in 2017, The Foo Fighters did a surprise pre-Glastonbury gig at Frome’s Cheese & Grain, a rather soulless shed near the equally soulless...

CD: Susanna & The Brotherhood of Our Lady - Garden of Ea...

Lyrics such as “are we hunting for life among misery, Satan have pity on my long distress” and “we’re on a ship of fools, sails laughing and...

69th Berlin Film Festival round-up - what a banal Berlinale

As journalists and critics were enjoying the unseasonably balmy weather in...