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Lydia Perrysmith

Articles By Lydia Perrysmith

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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,...

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...

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...

William Trevor: Last Stories review - final intimations

An Irishman who spent more than half a century in London and then Devon, and a prolific writer – nearly 20...

Madama Butterfly, Glyndebourne review - perverse staging, ou...

Puccini’s heroines and the rough treatment he hands out to them have come in for plenty of opprobrium over the years. But just occasionally they...