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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Royal Opera House: Review

When you imagine adapting a story to create a new ballet it is not immediately obvious to think of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

But...

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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Visual Arts

Elvis at the O2: Exhibition Review

This largest exhibition to be held in Europe dedicated to Elvis Presley will delight fans who haven’t had the opportunity to visit Graceland....

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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Visual Arts

Stamp Out Photographie, Whitechapel Gallery: Review

The British artist has selected rarely seen works of art from the V-A-C collection in Moscow for an installation that challenges traditional...

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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Jazz, Folk & World

Lonely City by Allegra Levy

The New York based vocalist starts her debut album with plenty of pace and energy that is to be applauded before trailing off slightly towards the...

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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Stage

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, Rose Theatre: Review

As one of my favourite classic books growing up, this new production at the Rose Theatre in Kingston allowed me to indulge my inner child.

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Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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Stage

Peter Pan, Polka Theatre: Review

As Christmas fever begins to hit theatres across the country, it is refreshing to see a production of Peter Pan that hasn’t been turned into a...

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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Visual Arts

Evening Standard and Independent Auction Art Work in Aid of Homeless Veterans

The pieces of art work donated in aid of the homeless veterans is now open to bid on. The works up for sale include original work by the Connor...

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
Stage

Hope, Royal Court Theatre: Review

Jack Thorne’s play examining the difficult choices that local councils are forced to make on a daily basis needs more emphasis and a stronger...

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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Stage

Once the Musical

I'll freely admit it: I'm a Once junkie.

London theatre, Mark Shenton
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Stage

White Christmas

Never saw the 1954 film: Bing Crosby was a bit passé even for my generation.

Libby Purves, London theatre
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Stage

Assassins

The Menier’s Christmas musical has become as much a seasonal tradition as the mince pie or cracker but frequently gives far more enjoyment.

British Theatre Guide, Philip Fisher
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Classical & Opera

The Gospel According to the Other Mary

Wow! What was that? John Adams’s 2012 oratorio, staged by director Peter Sellars for ENO, offers a brilliantly colourful and energetic score.

Jonathan Lennie, Time Out
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian futures filled with drugs, 3D printers, high-tech surveillance and various legally...

BBC Saturday Review, Tom Sutcliffe
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Audrey Hepburn got big break here, says National Portrait Gallery ahead of new exhibition

In the heady trajectory of Audrey Hepburn’s career, it’s easy to forget her humble beginnings on the London West End stage.

Culture 24, Richard Moss
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Obama-ology

As America begins to contemplate the next campaign leading to a change of President in January 2016, the Finborough warms us up with a fine play...

British Theatre Guide, Philip Fisher
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L’Elisir D’amore, Royal Opera House (Cinema Screening): Review

Donizetti’s sparkling comedy has a few plot weaknesses but is fun and entertaining production from Laurent Pelly.

From the very first note...

Artswrap, Emma Clarendon
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L’elisir d’amore @ Royal Opera House, London

This is the third revival of Laurent Pelly’s L’elisir d’amore of 2007 and, being well acquainted with the production, I took a trip to a live...

Music OMH, Sam Smith
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Pink Floyd: The Endless River

David Gilmour’s 2006 solo album On an Island was promoted with the slogan, “The Voice and Guitar of Pink Floyd”.

J.C. Macek III, Pop Matters
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An Ideal Husband

Big names and sumptuous sets stand out in this, the last drama production of the Festival summer season.

British Theatre Guide, Sheila Connor
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Book review: Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano

FRANCE’S latest Nobel laureate has deep suspicion about spelling things out clearly, says Stuart Kelly.

Stuart Kelly, The Scotsman
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