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If you find Sorkin's latest a bit trite, think on this: at least you're not watching Winter Wipeout
Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve – for today's politicos, it's all about the badge on your lapel
Soak up the politics and party action on the South Coast
It is hard to accept that something that enormous and that popular can be as good as people tell you it is. A Song of Ice and Fire, George RR Martin's vast fantasy epic – simply reading that phrase will close some minds instantly – has been appearing at irregular intervals since 1996. It is now being adapted as a television series. The first season, A Game of Thrones, recently aired on HBO and Sky Atlantic.
Journalists divided by plan to turn selected presenters into stars – and relegate others
The scarlet poppy is a symbol of blood sacrifice and death; it is also a symbol of the stubborn renewal of hope and life
Alessandro Talevi's high-risk production around an old four-poster pays off, with a terrific Opera North cast and an astonishing richness of sound
Former army officer resigns from Government with savage attack on conduct of conflict in Afghanistan