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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

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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Hold the Sunset, BBC One, review - this is an ex-sitcom

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Trauma, ITV, review - surgically imprecise revenge drama

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DVD/Blu-ray: Blade Runner 2049

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The Mercy review - Colin Firth's leaking vessel

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John Mahoney: 'I wanted to be like everybody else'

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Joe Dunthorne: The Adulterants review - a richly illuminating comedy of disappointment

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Daniel Day-Lewis: 'I'm quite good at mending things'

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Masculinities: Liberation through Photography, Barbican revi...

The exhibition starts on the Barbican’s lift doors, which are emblazoned with photographs...

Alexei Sayle, Oxford Playhouse review - return of the politi...

It has been seven years since Alexei Sayle last toured – radio shows and books detaining him elsewhere – but he's back with a bang. As he walks on...

DVD/Blu-ray: The Winslow Boy

Though set in a handsomely-realised 1912, many of The Winslow Boy’s period details seem disconcertingly contemporary, from aggressive...

Panikos Panayi: Migrant City review – the capital of the wor...

Some menus never change. In 1910, the Loyal British Waiters Society came into being, prompted by “xenophobic resentment at the dominance of...

Patricia Grace: Potiki review – a searching examination of h...

With the publication of her first work, Waiariki (1975), Patricia Grace became the author of the first ever collection of short stories...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Bona Rays

For record buyers, Bona Rays left limited evidence for their existence. One single was issued by the aptly named Mystery Records in 1981. Pressed...

CD: Grimes - Miss Anthropocene

Grimes is hilarious. For all the grandiose conceptualism, apocalyptic visions, high tech sonic manipulation, outré costumes, modish witchery,...

Aimard, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Roth, RFH review - Beethov...

In Beethoven anniversary year, there are three ways to...

Hunters, Amazon Prime review - bringing God's justice t...

Apparently network executives initially reacted with alarm to the premise of Hunters,...

Supergrass, Barrowland, Glasgow review - nostalgic reunion p...

As Gaz Coombes noted around the halfway point of Supergrass’s Barrowland set “the last time we were here it was to say goodbye”. That was a decade...