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Liz Thomson

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Liz Thomson has maintained a dual career, chronicling the international publishing industry while also writing arts journalism for newspapers and magazines around the world. The author of a number of critical anthologies on music and popular culture, she is a frequent broadcaster and moderator at literary festivals. Liz is the co-founder of the folk music charity Square Roots Productions and, in New York, of The Village Trip, a festival celebrating the history and culture of Greenwich Village.

Articles By Liz Thomson

CD: Gretchen Peters - Dancing with the Beast

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Clancy Sigal: The London Lover review - a merry prankster's very long weekend

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Mary Chapin Carpenter, Barbican, review - a three-decade retrospective

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Richard Vinen: The Long ’68 review - more impartial than impassioned

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CD: Mary Chapin Carpenter - Sometimes Just the Sky

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Lynne Murphy: The Prodigal Tongue review - two nations divided by a common language?

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Beth Nielsen Chapman, Cadogan Hall review - Nashville chats

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CD: Don McLean - Botanical Gardens

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Diana Jones, The Lexington review - at the crossroads of folk and country

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CD: Stephen Stills and Judy Collins - Everybody Knows

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CD: Joan Baez - Whistle Down the Wind

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John Tusa: 'the arts must make a noise' - interview

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CD: Beth Nielsen Chapman - Hearts of Glass

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I'm With Her, Bush Hall review - folk supergroup debut album to treasure

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Nick Coleman: Voices - How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life, review - earworms explored

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Albums of the Year 2017: Tom Russell - Folk Hotel

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CD: Chvrches - Love Is Dead

When bands move to the US, some find themselves drawn into the commercial machine; when Chvrches crossed the Atlantic, they were targeting direct...

Manchester: The Night of the Bomb, BBC Two, review - devasta...

“I thought she maybe had superpowers to go that high.” Emilia Senior, 12, watched her sister Eve, 15, thrown into the air by the force of the...

Ian Rickson: 'I'm an introvert, I want to stop tal...

Ian Rickson’s route into theatre was not conventional. Growing up in south London, he discovered plays largely through reading them as a student...

DVD/Blu-ray: Coco

The brightness and colour are deceptive; at its heart, Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina’s Coco is an affecting reflection on death,...

A Very English Scandal, BBC One review - making a drama out...

There was a time when Hugh Grant was viewed as a thespian one-trick pony, a floppy-haired fop dithering in a state of perpetual romantic confusion...

Bridget Christie, Brighton Festival review - politics throug...

Bridget Christie tells us at the top of the show that she is a heterosexual, able-bodied, privileged white female – so why is she feeling so...

The Handmaid's Tale, Series 2, Channel 4 review - it...

Not the least startling element of Bishop Michael Curry’s house-rockin’ sermon at the royal nuptials was his quotation from the old spiritual “...

The World Of Moominvalley, Brighton Festival review - a fasc...

It was no matter that journalist Daniel Hahn dropped out ill at the 11th hour of this "audience with" event. Author Philip Ardagh's deep knowledge...

CD: Gretchen Peters - Dancing with the Beast

Gretchen Peters arrived in Nashville in the late eighties from Bronxville, New York, where...