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First Person: Ellen McDougall on finding the commonality in...

I’ve wanted to direct Thornton Wilder’s Our Town for a long time.

The play is beautifully written and its form feels not only...

Cannes 2019: Pain and Glory review - a dour, semi-autobiogra...

There’s a touch of Fellini’s 8 ½ in Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film. It’s a forlorn, confessional tale, with Antonio Banderas starring as...

Thomas Harris: Cari Mora review – mayhem in Miami

This March, a real-estate office in Miami Beach, Florida, put a parcel of prime seafront land on the market. A vacant estate with plans filed for...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Ronnie Lane

It was inevitable that Rod Stewart’s distracting solo adventures would eventually kill off...

Tucked review - dispiriting British drag queen drama

It would be great to herald this low-budget drama about an elderly...

Gravity & Other Myths: Backbone, Brighton Festival 2019...

Shows by Gravity & Other Myths fall into the realm of “contemporary...

CD: Flying Lotus - Flamagra

It's five years since Steven Ellison aka Flying Lotus released an album, and it's not entirely clear how far he's moved creatively. To be fair he'...

Cannes 2019: Sorry We Missed You review - essential Loach dr...

Who would have thought that Ken Loach could make a film more heart-wrenching than I, Daniel Blake? His new feature, co-written with his...

First Person: Liam Byrne on bringing Versailles to the City...

When you dedicate your life to studying and performing on a musical instrument that essentially went extinct at the end of the...