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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

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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The Post review - Spielberg's glorious paean to print

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Kiri, Channel 4 review - transracial adoption drama muddies the waters

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review - Frances McDormand is on fire

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Girlfriends, ITV review - Kay Mellor helps the middle-aged

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Eric, Ernie and Me, BBC Four review - he brought them sunshine

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The Miniaturist, BBC One review - a lovely supernatural soap

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Agatha Christie's Crooked House, Channel 5 review - actresses chew furniture for fun

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Bancroft, ITV review - Sarah Parish's very cold case

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DVD/Blu-ray: Terminator 2 - Judgment Day

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Howards End finale, BBC One review - who isn't going to miss the Schlegel sisters?

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'She has escaped from my Asylum!': The Woman in White returns

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Battle of the Sexes review - Emma Stone aces it as Billie Jean King

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I Know Who You Are, series 2 finale, BBC Four review - Spanish drama literally took no prisoners

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Love, Lies & Records, BBC One review - Ashley Jensen too good to be true

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Manon Lescaut, English Touring Opera review - a nightmare in...

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RSNO Chorus, Doughty, Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh review - br...

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Wicked Little Letters review - sweary, starry film is mostly...

A splendid cast struggle to make something coherent out of Wicked Little Letters, the latest film from Thea Sharrock who not that long...

Sánchez, National Symphony Orchestra, Martín, National Conce...

Ravel’s Boléro, however well you think you know it, usually wows in concert with its disconcerting mix of sensuality, fun and violence....

Sargent and Fashion, Tate Britain review - portraiture as a...

At the turn of the 20th century, London’s smart set queued up to get their...

Uproar, Rafferty, Royal Welsh College, Cardiff review - a ra...

It’s not often one comes out of a concert of mainly new works with a spring in one’s step. A sigh of relief is rather more usual. But this concert...