The Shed, National Theatre, London
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Friday 31 July 2009
In "About a Boy" Hugh Grant's character (I'm not intellectual enough to directly reference Hornby's original, just the film version that seemed to advertise poor hairdressing and stealing other people's children) talks about breaking his day down into units of time.
Saturday 25 July 2009
Sunday 16 March 2008
We Are Scientists have cleaned up among the demographic whose other favourite bands are Weezer and They Might Be Giants; 'Brain Thrust Mastery' will be just as pleasing to anyone who likes their rock music to wear a squirty flower in its lapel. The trio specialise in radio-friendly harmonies and fill-every-gap guitars, with lyrics about relationship recriminations and martyr-like break-ups. Their best moment comes when they ditch the rock entirely: "Lethal Enforcer" is one of the most accurate pastiches of New Romantic pop this side of Hugh Grant in 'Music And Lyrics'.
Sunday 11 June 2006
Timeless or tedious? 'Pride and Prejudice may not address the social problems of the time but it is as relevant now as the day it was written'
Saturday 03 September 2005
Friday 11 February 2005
Friday 14 November 2003
Friday 04 July 2003
Monday 29 July 2002
Wednesday 19 April 2000
Saturday 21 August 1999
Saturday 12 June 1999
Saturday 22 May 1999
Tuesday 06 April 1999
Tuesday 22 December 1998
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