Voices

It's enjoyable, and its intentions are beautiful, but if the show wants to depict the reality of life as a gay person in today's world, it is far off the mark

Tribes, Royal Court Downstairs, London<br/>Antony and Cleopatra, Playhouse, Liverpool<br/>The Cherry Orchard, Repertory Theatre, Birmingham

Nina Raine's probing new play about deafness is poignant and funny. Shame about the schmaltz

Ramona and Beezus (U)

Starring: Joey Quinn, Selena Gomez, John Corbett, Ginnifer Goodwin

First Night: Antony and Cleopatra, Liverpool Playhouse

Cattrall is bold, barefoot and breathtaking

DVD &amp; Blu-ray reviews

DVD: The Ghost

A topical DVD this, considering that Roman Polanski’s film of Robert Harris’s political thriller revolves around Blairish memoirs.

Joan Smith: Ignore the critics &ndash; 'Sex and the City' is still a hit

Lapping up a formula that needles men and cheers women

Sex and the City girls fly back and think of England

They've done several television series, they've done the film and now they've done the sequel. And last night, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Kim Cattrall and Cynthia Nixon were all glammed up for the UK premiere of Sex and the City 2 at the Odeon Leicester Square in London.

On the agenda: Ophelia Lovibond; Uppinakudru Yakshagana String Puppets; Sex and the City&rsquo;; Mind Body and Spirit Festival; Alexander Melamid

A Cosmo with a twist. Plus, we want a full-size portrait of Jay-Z! Or failing that, a rabbi...

The Ghost, Roman Polanski, 127 mins, (15)<br/>City of Life and Death, Lu Chuan, 136 mins, (15)

Robert Harris's story of a former PM accused of war crimes is already losing its lustre of topicality

The Ghost (15)

Spirited thriller the Roman way

Kim Cattrall and Gillian Anderson to star in Channel 4 epic

Hollywood stars Kim Cattrall and Gillian Anderson will appear in an epic adaptation of William Boyd's best-selling novel Any Human Heart for Channel 4.

Private Lives, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Kim Cattrall and Matthew Macfadyen display an onstage chemistry that works like a volatile charm in Richard Eyre's exhilaratingly funny, expertly orchestrated and wittily designed revival of the Noël Coward comedy classic Private Lives.

First Night: Private Lives, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Cattrall a delight in classic Coward

Polanski's new film is haunted by the present

The spirit of the Iraq Inquiry hangs over Roman Polanski's new film, 'The Ghost', which premiered in Berlin last night

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A new collection of the 'Love Letters of Great Women' celebrates the dying art of the billet-doux, and offers insight into various historical figures' idea of domestic bliss
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