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Despite his trademark moroseness, it seems that Dylan Moran may not be quite the crank he's cracked himself up to be
Socialist fiction, feminist theory, even Marxist tracts – thanks to the recession, the classic left-wing reads of yesteryear are back in vogue. But which titles really deliver power to the people? Andy McSmith finds out
Bill Bailey's talent embraces everything from bloke-in-a-bar gags to Chaucer and Pinter. Where will his quicksilver wit alight next?
Only a tentative Tsar undermines ENO's arresting new production of Mussorgky's searing opera