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Avonmore - Bryan Ferry

After his beguiling detour into "The Jazz Age" and a significant contribution to Bazz Luhrmann's hit film of "The Great Gatsby", Ferry returns to...

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Pomona - Orange Tree Theatre

“Pomona is the most startling, thrilling and original new play of the year.
“ This is the best new play I’ve seen in years. See it. Don’t...

Rock & Pop

Seeds - TV on the Radio

This fifth studio album from the Brooklyn based band includes the songs 'Careful You' and 'Happy Idiot'. The Guardian described it as: "the most...

Stage

John - National Theatre

JOHN is a new verbatim dance-theatre work by Lloyd Newson, Artistic Director of DV8 Physical Theatre. Newson interviewed more than 50 men asking...

Rock & Pop

FOUR - One Direction

The biggest UK breakout group of 2011, One Direction has taken the world by storm. Their first single “What Makes You Beautiful” became the...

Stage

Accolade - St James Theatre

Private and public lives collide in Emlyn Williams's story filled with sex scandal and blackmail.

Author Will Trenting has been awarded a...

Rock & Pop

Turning - Antony and the Johnsons

This latest album from Antony & the Johnsons includes the tracks '50 Cent' and 'Molly & Aquafina'.

"His voice is both fragile and...

Dance

Dance 'Til Dawn - Aldwych Theatre

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show, Dance ‘Til Dawn! After wowing audiences across...

Rock & Pop

Sonic Highways - Foo Fighters

This latest album from the Foo Fighters includes the songs 'Something from Nothing' and 'Congregation'. Time Out said it: "commands you to rock...

Books & Lit

My Life in Houses - Margaret Forster

‘I was born on May 25, 1938, in the front bedroom of a house in Orton Road, on the outer edges of Raffles, a council estate. I was a lucky girl...

Stage

Made in Dagenham: The Musical - Adelphi Theatre

Essex 1968. Like millions of other working women, each morning Rita O’Grady is just trying to get her husband out of bed, get the kids off to...

Rock & Pop

The Endless River - Pink Floyd

The Endless River represents a return to the creative principles that informed the writing process that produced Pink Floyd classics like Echoes,...

Revival - Stephen King

A spectacularly dark and electrifying novel about addiction, religion, music and what might exist on the other side of life.

In a small New...

Peder Balke - National Gallery

Peder Balke was one of Scandinavia's most pioneering painters in the 19th century, but few people will recognise his work today. This exhibition...

But First This - Watermill Theatre

Along with the countryside, the monarchy and freedom of speech, Radio 4 is in the top seven "Best Things About Britain Today", according to a...

Motion - Calvin Harris

2014 album from the Scottish superstar features Ellie Goulding, Gwen Stefani, Haim & Tinashe.

"Harris is updating his EDM template...

Revolution - Russell Brand

We all know the system isn't working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity...

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize - National Portrait Gallery

This exhibition provides visitors with an opportunity to see 60 new portraits by some of the best contemporary photographers from across the globe...

Grand Guignol - Southwark Playhouse

“‘Horror and comedy combine to outrageous effect in this gory romp. A gleefully silly piece that also says some smart things about creativity –...

With A Little Help From My Fwends - The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends just may be the Lips' most adventurous recorded experience to date. The album sees the Lips embracing vocal and...

The Beat Goes On: The Complete Rebus Stories - Ian Rankin

There is no detective like DI Rebus. Brilliant, irascible and endlessly frustrating to both his friends and his long-suffering bosses, he has made...

Viviane Sassen: Analemma Fashion Photography - The Photographers' Gallery

Analemma: Fashion Photography 1992 – 2012 is the first London presentation of works by Dutch-born photographer Viviane Sassen (b 1972), one of the...

Our Town - Almeida Theatre

We all grow-up, we fall in love, we have families and we all die. That is our story.

Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer directs...

Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous - Gabriella Coleman

Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the...

A Victorian Obsession: The Pérez Simón collection - Leighton House Museum

This display of fifty paintings are from the largest collection of Victorian paintings from outside Great Britain are shown for the first time in...

L'elisir d'amore - The Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera's charming production is set in the sun-drenched countryside of 1950s Italy, complete with haystacks, Vespas and even a stray dog...

Suspended Sentences - Patrick Modiano

Although originally published separately, Patrick Modiano's three novellas form a single, compelling whole, haunted by the same gauzy sense of...

World Press Photo Exhibition - Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

An exhibition of 143 award-winning photographs from World Press Photo.

Since 1955, the foundation has invited the press photographers of...

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Made In Dagenham Adelphi Theatre Autumn 2014

There's nothing wrong with this new musical that some good songs couldn't cure. Oh, and maybe some good dance numbers.

Gerald Berkowitz, Theatre Guide London
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Avonmore

Following a 2012 release with the bafflingly Ferry-less Bryan Ferry Orchestra, the duke of avant-fop returns with this lavish set.

Rolling Stone Magazine, Will Hermes
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Pomona Orange Tree Theatre

Alistair McDowall's new play is a rumination on evil, its pervasiveness, corrupting power and, above all, its unknowability.

Gerald Berkowitz, Theatre Guide London
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Seeds

TV on the Radio's fifth studio album is the sound of healing – but first, it's the sound of a band going over its wounds, and boy, do they run...

Jessica Machado, Rolling Stone Magazine
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John Lyttelton Theatre Autumn-Winter 2014

DV8 Physical Theatre is a company built on the not-always-compatible structural devices of verbatim theatre and dance. Neither is particularly...

Gerald Berkowitz, Theatre Guide London
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Four

One Direction extend their winning streak, with echoes of the 1970s and 1980s

Jon Dolan, Rolling Stone Magazine
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Accolade St James Theatre Winter 2014-2015

The strength of Emlyn Williams's 1950 drama is that it is an issue play that presents its issues in an honest, balanced and involving manner while...

Gerald Berkowitz, Theatre Guide London
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Turning

In 2006, Antony Hegarty toured Europe with 13 women, some of them transgender, onstage beside him.

Rolling Stone Magazine, Sophie Weiner
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Dance 'Til Dawn Aldwych Theatre Winter 2014-2015

Dance 'Til Dawn is a beautiful, inventive, colourful and witty piece of dance theatre, and a thoroughly entertaining evening.

Gerald Berkowitz, Theatre Guide London
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Sonic Highways

Dave Grohl and Co. travel across America for their new LP without ever really leaving home.

Patrick Doyle, Rolling Stone Magazine
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Books & Lit

My Life in Houses. By Margaret Forster

SIX guineas a week – and their first home of their own, albeit with no noise demands and, as yet, no furniture, not even a bed, apart from a table...

Camden Review, Gerald Isaaman
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The Endless River

It was bassist Roger Waters' lyric: "Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way."

David Fricke, Rolling Stone Magazine
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Revival

The lengths humans will go to fill voids in their lives-be it with faith, drugs, and music or even murderous, vengeful intent-is the focus of...

John Lewis, We Love This Book
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Peder Balke

If you want proof that there’s more to Norway than midnight sun, endless winter nights and sweeping ice-bound tundra, Peder Balke (1804-1887) isn’...

Eddy Frankel, Time Out
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BBC Radio Four’s Kathy Clugston sings the praises of But First This

The BBC Radio Four announcer and newsreader talks to Judi Herman about writing a musical with composer Desmond O’Connor. Called But First This, it...

Judi Herman, Theatre Voice
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Motion

Musicians have been puzzling for decades over how to follow a career-making, record-breaking LP.

Nick Murray, Rolling Stone Magazine
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The gospel according to Russell Brand

Brand's political manifesto is more narcissistic and self-regarding than the most drivelling of showbiz memoirs.

David Sexton, Evening Standard
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

There’s no shortage of famous faces in this, the twelfth edition of the ‘Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize’.

Peter Yeung, Time Out
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Simon Stokes makes us shudder at the gory thrills of Grand Guignol

The Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Plymouth talks to Judi Herman about his production of Karl Grose’s Grand Guignol, which graphically revives...

Judi Herman, Theatre Voice
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With a Little Help From My Fwends

Rockers from Jimi Hendrix to Sonic Youth have futzed about with songs from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, but none have approached the...

Kory Grow, Rolling Stone Magazine
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Accolade, St James Theatre, review: Riveting and shrewdly insightful

It's hard to credit that a play as frank about sexual behaviour as this one got past the censor unscathed in 1950.

Paul Taylor, The Independent
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Crime novel: The Beat Goes On by Ian Rankin

Back in 1983 Rebus was a rookie detective at Summerhall police station. “What’s with all the questions?” asks a colleague.

Evening Standard, MARK SANDERSON
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Pomona, Orange Tree Theatre, review: Brilliantly creepy and compelling

The third leg of Paul Miller's opening season as AD strikes out into calculatedly unsettling terrain now with Ned Bennett's ace production of this...

Paul Taylor, The Independent
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Viviane Sassen

There may be 90 years separating the work of Edward Steichen and Viviane Sassen, but the approaches of each have changed the landscape of fashion...

Freire Barnes, Time Out
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Viviane Sassen

There may be 90 years separating the work of Edward Steichen and Viviane Sassen, but the approaches of each have changed the landscape of fashion...

Freire Barnes, Time Out
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Accolade, St James Theatre, London – review

Emlyn Williams’ 1950 moral thriller about an author with a double life still resonates powerfully.

Financial Times, Sarah Hemming
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