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Wednesday 18 December 2013
Donmar Warehouse, London
Sunday 08 December 2013
I’m refusing to believe that Munro has retired from writing, more in hope than in expectation, as, Lorrie Moore excepted, she really is the short story writer to beat.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Yep, there’s more. Thirty-seven more, plus jaunty (and frequently irritating) interpolations from Alan Freeman, Brian Matthew et al, proving, if nothing else, that the Fab Four worked their knobbly behinds off in 1963-64 with the purpose of ingratiating themselves with a breathless nation.
The Ashes 2013-14: Australia A v England XI, third day, match report - another washout brings frustration - and concern
Friday 08 November 2013
England XI first Innings 318 for 0 (93 overs)
Thursday 22 August 2013
It is believed the bird was butchered and stripped of its flesh at some point over the weekend
Monday 05 August 2013
The comedy producer and QI founder John Lloyd does exactly what he sets out to do with this show - at least according to the blurb on his flyer: to take the audience on a journey via The Meaning of Liff (the spoof lexicon he co-wrote with Douglas Adams) and his constant search for quite interesting facts.
Let's not kid ourselves - people power has almost nothing to do with this fight against global hunger
Monday 10 June 2013
If you're looking for heroes, the best place to start is in the Lancet
Tuesday 19 February 2013
"If only Ida could be made happy!" says her best friend Olivia, after she has raised the subject of love. Olivia's husband pauses, then replies: "I don't think she ever will be." And why not? "Because she will never learn to seek her own happiness."
Monday 03 December 2012
How far would you go to prove that you had not become stuffy and predictable? That's one of the questions posed by Straight, D C Moore's entertaining rewrite of the 2009 US Indie movie, Humpday.
Friday 16 November 2012
Residents of a Welsh seaside resort are furious after it was labelled “depressing” by their own MP. Elfyn Llwyd, the Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd in the north-west, said rows of empty houses reduced the area's appeal during the winter.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Benjamin Grosvenor may be only 20, but it’s a long time since we had a Southbank debut as keenly awaited as this. Ever since he hit the limelight last year - as the youngest-ever soloist to play in the opening Prom - he’s been trumpeted as British pianism’s brightest hope; this autumn he’s been deluged with awards.
Sunday 05 August 2012
When Audrey Tautou's husband is killed in a traffic accident, two of the men in her office are particularly keen to help with her recovery: her handsome boss (Bruno Todeschini) and a lumbering Swedish subordinate (François Damiens).
Saturday 04 August 2012
The world of Nathalie (Audrey Tautou, below) is rosy with her dishy husband and decent job; then hubby gets knocked down by a truck. Three years on her career is thriving but she's still mourning.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Aggrieved diplomats in Paris to raise issue with US ambassador
Saturday 30 June 2012
Lang Lang's Diamond Jubilee Concert performance confirmed him as the new Liberace of classical piano, unafraid of the grand gestures to match his striking outfits.
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 3 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Isis publicly behead man in Syrian town square for 'insulting Allah' as he screams for help