tue 16/04/2024

Samuel West

Articles By Samuel West

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An Actor Convalescing in Devon, Hampstead Theatre review - o...

One can often be made to feel old in the theatre. A hot take in a snappy 90 minutes (with video!) on the latest Gen Z obsession (...

Anthracite, Netflix review - murderous mysteries in the Fren...

Ludicrous plotting and a tangled skein of coincidences hold no terrors for the makers of this frequently baffling...

The Comeuppance, Almeida Theatre review - remembering high-s...

I’ve never been one for school reunions, but even if I had kept in touch with former classmates I think that American...

theartsdesk on Vinyl 83: Deep Purple, Annie Anxiety, Ghetts,...

VINYL OF THE MONTH

London Afrobeat Collective Esengo (Canopy)

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Heather McCalden: The Observable Universe review - reflectio...

Artist and writer, Heather McCalden, has produced her first book-length work. The Observable Universe examines, variously, her familial...

Richard, My Richard, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmund's rev...

History is very present in Philippa Gregory’s new play about Richard III. Literally - History is a character, played by Tom Kanji. He strides...

Spencer Jones: Making Friends, Soho Theatre review - award-w...

Lockdown feels more like a dream now: empty streets;...

Album: EMEL - MRA

At a time when conflicts in the Middle East are reaching fever pitch, Emel Mathlouthi represents hope. Her new album MRA, is titled for...

Music Reissues Weekly: Congo Funk! - Sound Madness From The...

Brazzaville is on the north side of the Congo River. It is the capital of the Republic of the Congo. Kinshasa is on the south side of the Congo....