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Kate Bassett

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Kate is an arts journalist and a drama critic for The Times. She has written on theatre, film, books, dance and comedy for the Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, New Statesman etc. Her book In Two Minds: A Biography of Jonathan Miller was shortlisted for the Theatre Book Prize, Sheridan Morley Prize and HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize in 2013.

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