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City of Glass at the Lyric Hammersmith is an adaptation of Paul Auster’s cult novel, and the postmodern pulp noir translates [...]

28 April
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Ivo van Hove is the most stylish theatre director working today. His run of hits include the deliciously dark Hedda Gabler, the [...]

28 April
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This exhibition is called “Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic” but that’s rather misleading, because Chris Ofili didn’t do any [...]

28 April
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director James Gunn lays out his priorities in the very first scene. The group of eponymous heroes [...]

28 April
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A famous Churchill anecdote recalls the time the former Prime Minister was asked to cut arts funding to aid the war effort. He [...]

27 April
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There’s a wonderful scene in The Fate of the Furious (also known as Fast & Furious 8, and in some markets, Brian Furious’ [...]

12 April
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Acrobatics is monster trucks for sophisticates, an ancient and dangerous form of theatre that uses a the constant threat of seeing [...]

12 April
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The Handmaiden exists at the juncture between arthouse and mainstream, pornography and melodrama, serious history and ludicrous [...]

12 April
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Cheek by Jowl’s internationally touring production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale has touched down at the Barbican, [...]

12 April
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No work of literary fiction makes such an impassioned defence of bestiality as Edward Albee’s The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? Damian [...]

6 April
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Girls for now, girls for later, yah?” It’s one of the most devastating lines in the original production of Posh, dripping [...]

6 April
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The Tate Britain flew the rainbow flag to celebrate this exhibition of queer art, which marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 [...]

6 April
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I Am Not Your Negro examines the issue of race in mid-century America, through the life and works of the writer and activist [...]

6 April
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In the second series of The Trip, Michael Winterbottom’s elegiac road-trip comedy, Rob Brydon has a fling. The day after the [...]

6 April
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