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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

Curfew, Sky One review - belt up for a budget-price Mad Max

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Q&A Special: Actor Bruno Ganz on playing Hitler

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Catastrophe, Channel 4, series 4 finale review - sitcom saves the best till last

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Les Misérables, BBC One, series finale review - more moving than revealing

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Camping, Sky Atlantic, review - Lena Dunham's tentative British export

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theartsdesk Q&A: Composer Michel Legrand

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'I'll show the lot of you!' Richard E Grant's Oscar nomination

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Cold Feet, Series 8, ITV review - mortality lite

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Brexit: The Uncivil War, Channel 4 review - Benedict Cumberbatch gets the best tunes

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Escape at Dannemora, Sky Atlantic review - Ben Stiller's breakout drama impresses

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The ABC Murders, BBC One, review - John Malkovich's dark reboot of Poirot

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The Long Song, BBC One, series finale review - a stirring adaptation

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Papillon review - a not very great escape

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The Little Drummer Girl, BBC One, series finale review - Le Carré drama comes to the boil at last

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Death and Nightingales, BBC Two, review - slow, lyrical, slightly dull

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The Girl in the Spider's Web review - Claire Foy leathers up

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Phyllida Barlow: Cul-de-sac, Royal Academy review - unadulte...

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Old Boys film review - short but not especially sweet

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The Monstrous Child, Royal Opera, Linbury Theatre review - f...

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Equus, Theatre Royal Stratford East review - thrilling physi...

There is no doubt that Peter Shaffer's Equus is a modern classic. But does that justify reviving this 1973 hit play in our current social...

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Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, Young Vic review - sha...

An entirely electric leading performance from the fast-rising Ukweli Roach is the reason for being for revisiting Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train...