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Friday 08 February 2013
Take hair from the belly of a yak, wrap it in tissue, wind it around wooden dowelling, secure it with cotton and string, and boil for two to three hours. Before you reach for Heston's cookbook, this is not the latest culinary fad but English National Opera's recipe for curling facial hair. "It smells like wet dog," says Vanessa Davis, wigs and make-up supervisor at ENO."Whenever we do it, everyone complains."
Sunday 13 January 2013
It all began with a Suzanne Moore piece in the New Statesman last week called 'Seeing Red: the power of female anger'. In the piece, Moore describes the unobtainable female body idea as "that of a Brazilian transexual", a comment which provoked the ire of a group of Twitter users that Burchill refers to as "the very vociferous transsexual lobby".
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Make sure your crackers don’t put a dampener on your festive feast by picking up one of these sparkling sets
God bless this royal foetus! As Kate Middleton announces she is pregnant, here's why we should all love the glorious House of Windsor
Monday 03 December 2012
We shall line the streets for the happy couple - and a good thing too!
Monday 22 October 2012
Saturday 20 October 2012
You might be having a bad hair day but you wouldn't give your hair much more thought than this. Yet hair is rich in cultural connotations.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
"When I went on, the room went quiet. I knew I had this magnetic thing you have to be born with."
Tuesday 07 August 2012
TV star Sean Bean has told how he ventured out in drag to prepare for his new role as a transvestite.
Caligula, Coliseum, London
King Priam, Dome, Brighton
The Beethoven Encounter, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Sunday 03 June 2012
English National Opera does a good hatchet job on an updated bully, but it is the bliss of new generation music-making that resonates
Wednesday 23 May 2012
For the background to this novel, Lindsey Davis picks up on Suetonius's biography of the Roman emperor Domitian, as well as more recent histories. Suetonius's dramatic account of Domitian is perhaps now unfashionable, but his spindly-legged madman stabbing flies with a pen is far more fun than the rather swotty legislator of modern scholarship.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
His disguise works best when the person on the receiving end gets too comfortable
Sex in dressing rooms and Play School presenters 'stoned out of their minds' - inside BBC Television Centre
Thursday 03 May 2012
Play School presenters went in front of the camera after smoking 'the biggest joint you've ever seen'
Tuesday 03 April 2012
A serial armed robber who dressed up as Elvis Presley and wore other bizarre disguises when he targeted betting shops was jailed yesterday.
Monday 02 April 2012
A serial armed robber who dressed up as Elvis Presley and sported other bizarre disguises when he targeted betting shops across Britain was today jailed for life.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Who said fashion icons must cultivate a bone-chilling froideur? Not the French.
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Labour Party conference: Ed Balls to set out plan to freeze child benefit to balance books
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