Arts and Entertainment Emily Mytton, Kelly Williams, Adam Godley and Victoria Mosely in 'From Morning to Midnight'

Lyttelton, National Theatre

Tenor counter tenor Robson and Robson

Meet Robson & Robson, the family firm that's cornered the market in close-harmony vocals. By David Benedict Brothers Nigel and Christopher bring intensity and intimacy to 'Theodora'.

Secrets and lies keep families in the dark

Clare Short's story shows the need to make adoption an open book, says Suzanne Moore

Retrial on pounds 1.2m theft

Retrial on

Salvation Army cash `stolen to pay debts'

A senior Salvation Army official authorised a transaction by which hundreds of thousands of pounds of the charity's money were stolen from its accounts, a court heard yesterday.

Salvation Army upset over alcohol in magazine advertisements

A drinks company has launched a whiff of alcohol in magazine advertisements. The scent of juniper berries, used to make Gordon's gin, will be wafting from seven publications including Country Living, Homes and Gardens, Marie Claire and Esquire.

Part-time hermit seeks Girl Friday to share wild life

Outdoor pursuit: Nature-lover wanted as companion for survival challenge

Too much wailing in the backstreets

A tale of middle-class angst and schizophrenic ramblings leaves Harriet Paterson unmoved; The Private Parts of Women by Leslie Glaister Bloomsbury, pounds 14.99

Winding up Ms Lawley on a desert island turned out to be a tricky busin ess for an enfant terrible

That Hanif Kureishi, he's a one. The enfant terrible author (Buddha of Suburbia), screenwriter (My Beautiful Launderette, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid), director (London Kills Me), rock enthusiast (co-editor, The Faber Book of Pop) and freelance wind-up merchant (he told Melvyn Bragg he thought the bloody anti-poll tax riots in Trafalgar Square were "terrific") seems determined to re-establish his desperado credentials.

Book review / Menaced by a stick of rock

THE PRIVATE PARTS OF WOMEN by Lesley Glaister Bloomsbury pounds 14.99

it's smart to be simple

'Downshifting' is the latest trend to cross the Atlantic. It means throwing out your designer wardrobe and getting by on two jumpers and seven pairs of knickers. Tyler Brule reports on the jaded professionals who want to get back to basics

Military types and their camp followers

Well, do you think that homosexuals should be allowed to join the British armed services? I have received an enormous mailbag on the subject and bring you some of the best letters today.

Away in a what?

CHILDREN; Questions about the Christmas story can trap the unwary parent. Deborah Holder reports

A godly man working with Mammon

The Young Accountant of the Year is also a Salvation Army elder. Roger Trapp reports

Man in court on charity theft charge

A former adviser to the Salvation Army appeared in court yesterday charged with stealing pounds 853,000 from the charity.

Letter: Families reunited

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