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Extract: My Pen is the Wing of a Bird, New Fiction by Afghan Women

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Best of 2021: Film

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Best of 2021: Books

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Best of 2021: TV

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Best of 2021: Visual Arts

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First Persons: Susan Bullock, Gerald Finley and Stephen Higgins on a 'Bluebeard's Castle' with a difference

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'Everyone who played for him always gave their very best': remembering Bernard Haitink (1929-2021)

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Extract: The Breaks by Julietta Singh

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'Rest now, you God': remembering bass-baritone Norman Bailey (1933-2021)

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Podium odes to joy: conductors at the 2021 BBC Proms

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Summer seasons in a Covid world: five opera company movers and shakers reflect

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Remembering Graham Vick (1953-2021) - top colleagues on one of the greatest opera directors

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Bergen International Festival, 26 May - 9 June preview - Norway meets America

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Extract: Blackface by Ayanna Thompson

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Extract: TV by Susan Bordo

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Extract from Sauntering: Writers Walk Europe, introduced and edited by Duncan Minshull

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