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James Williams

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The Red Shoes, Sadler's Wells review - the ultimate sta...

Matthew Bourne’s tally of hits is such that many of his dance-drama interpretations of old ballets and films were labelled “classic” as soon as...

Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar, Channel 5 review - a diverti...

Christmas and Agatha Christie are a very good fit – how...

Darius Brubeck, Jazz Café review – a touching celebration of...

It is a very rare thing, as Darius Brubeck reflected, to “inherit a hit.” This gig by the pianist and his quartet marked the exact day of the 60th...

theartsdesk on Vinyl 55: Peaky Blinders, Graham Coxon, 2 Ton...

Britain is unpleasant to look at right now, ugly and foolish, so why not lock down with some tuneage. Below is the best plastic that’s hit...

Hewitt, Clein, Aurora Orchestra, Ward, Kings Place review –...

Why does music suddenly disappear? It is all the more heartening when a work as excellent and enjoyable as...

Outer Limits, Studio 9294 review - quickfire sets and snowma...

Whatever your office Christmas party was like, I can (...

Albums of the Year 2019: Angie McMahon - Salt

Appearing on NPR Music’s legendary Tiny Desk Concert series back in autumn, Taylor Swift talked about how, in...

Nalini Singh: A Madness of Sunshine review – a lacklustre th...

Nalini Singh's debut thriller thrusts us into Golden Cove, a small coastal town in...

Eva Meijer: Animal Languages review - do you talk crow?

Animal intelligence has come to the fore as an essential and fashionable subject for study. Dolphins, elephants, bees, prairie dogs, gannets,...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Jim Sullivan

Hugh Hefner established Playboy Records in 1972 as an arm of...