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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

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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Inside No 9, series 4, BBC Two review - laughter in the dark

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Downsizing review - little things please little

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Jeremy Irons: 'I was never very beautiful' - interview

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Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders, More4 review - Swedish sleuth is a cold case

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