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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

DVD: Blood and Glory

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Civilisations: First Contact, BBC Two review - David Olusoga goes for gold

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Ordeal by Innocence, BBC One, review - Agatha Christie goes nuclear

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Journeyman review - Paddy Considine wins on points

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Mum, BBC Two, series 2 finale review - the perfect way to go

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Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words, BBC One review - emotional nomad with a fragile gift for joy

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Crowhurst review - plucky indie wins race with rival

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Unsane review - Claire Foy in bonkers horror satire

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13 Commandments, Channel 4 review - murder most Flemish

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Being Blacker, BBC Two review - absorbing film about family, culture and society

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Matthew Sweet: Operation Chaos review - paranoia and insanity in the Cold War

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Wonder Wheel review - Woody Allen and Kate Winslet channel O'Neill

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Collateral, series finale, BBC Two - Carey Mulligan hares to the finish

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story review - Hollywood's brainiest beauty

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theartsdesk in Minsk: feasting with Belarus Free Theatre

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Mum, BBC Two, series 2 review - Lesley Manville is a discreet delight

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