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Jasper Rees

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Jasper has written about the arts, books, the media and sport for many broadsheets and magazines. He currently writes for the Telegraph and the Spectator. In the 1990s he also wrote about football for The Independent on Sunday. He is the author of I Found My Horn and co-author of the play of the same name. Bred of Heaven, his book on Wales and Welshness, was published in August 2011 and read on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week. His latest book is a biography of Florence Foster Jenkins

Articles By Jasper Rees

Country Music by Ken Burns, BBC Four review - grand history of fiddlers on the hoof

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'By the end I’d lost me': Joe Simpson, mountaineer and writer - interview

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World on Fire, BBC One, series finale review - may this fine war drama fight on

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Tim Minchin, Eventim Apollo review - fabulous triumph of rhyme and reason

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The Capture, BBC One, series finale review - nimble drama alive with twists

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Al Alvarez: 'If I drop dead this minute, I’ve had a ter­rific time'

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Gentleman Jack, BBC One, series finale review - Anne Lister weds with pride

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Franco Zeffirelli: 'I had this feeling that I was special'

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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City, Netflix, review - sex and dope soap is back in San Francisco

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Hatton Garden, ITV review - ancient burglars bore again

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Mum, BBC Two, series 3 review - welcome last hurrah for adult family sitcom

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Line of Duty, BBC One, series 5 finale review - big highs and Biggeloe

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Back to Life, BBC Three review - Daisy Haggard finds laughs in prison release

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Fleabag, Series 2 finale, BBC Three review - Phoebe Waller-Bridge's miraculous situation tragedy

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This Time with Alan Partridge, Series finale, BBC One review - back to his worst

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Dead Pixels, E4, review - gamers for a laugh

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She’s back. Dido stopped touring in 2004 and stayed away from it for 15 years. But since starting again in March of this year, she has gone at it...

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Les Arts Florissants, Christie, Agnew, Barbican review – spl...

“How many times have you heard the conductor sing?”...

Dinosaur Pile-Up, O2 Institute, Birmingham review - grungy p...

Dinosaur Pile-Up may have been around for more than a decade, but it would be fair to say that their career has been something of a slow burn....