Arts feature

Corruption, celebrity and confidence

30 July 2008 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans talks to Matthew Bourne about his new ballet Dorian Gray and co-directing Oliver!

Moral and political dilemmas

23 July 2008 12:00 am

Robert Gore-Langton talks to Ronald Harwood about musical life in Nazi Germany

‘Culture knows no political borders’

16 July 2008 12:00 am

Tiffany Jenkins talks to James Cuno about looting, exporting and owning antiquities

What a carry on

9 July 2008 12:00 am

James Walton suggests reading George Orwell in order to understand the appeal of Carry On films

A world elsewhere

2 July 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin visits Oslo's new opera house and finds it impressive, both inside and out

How the West was won

25 June 2008 12:00 am

Alexander Stoddart unravels the relationship between art and politics

Critical condition

18 June 2008 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans on the perils of being both playwright and critic

Morality takes to the stage

11 June 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredi joins in the preparations for Vaughan Williams's 'The Pilgrim's Progress'

China’s piano fever

4 June 2008 12:00 am

Petroc Trelawny visits the world’s largest piano factory in the country where under Mao it was dangerous to play the instrument

Drama at the opera

28 May 2008 12:00 am

Stephen Pettitt celebrates the new wave of masterful British productions

An eccentric part of the landscape

21 May 2008 12:00 am

Robert Gore-Langton talks to an irreverent Dominic Dromgoole about the Globe

Exhibition suspicion

14 May 2008 12:00 am

Martin Gayford questions the point of art shows. Should they educate or give pleasure — or both?

Cult of the masterpiece

14 May 2008 12:00 am

Susan Moore on the art market

An unassuming genius

7 May 2008 12:00 am

Pete Hoskin on the Hollywood actor James Stewart, who was born 100 years ago

Crescendo of polyphony

30 April 2008 12:00 am

Peter Phillips on a Zambian chamber choir which decided to perform Byrd, Tallis and Tippett

‘You’re always learning’

23 April 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Sally Burgess about taking on the role of Carmen

Under cover of absurdity

16 April 2008 12:00 am

Igor Toronyi-Lalic on the power of animation to subvert and propagate ideas

Liberating Shakespeare

2 April 2008 12:00 am

Mary Wakefield talks to the RSC’s Michael Boyd and learns how he scared the Establishment

Supplementary benefits

26 March 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to the Young Vic’s David Lan and ENO’s John Berry about the joys of collaboration

The ideally expensive thing

18 March 2008 12:00 am

Susan Moore on how the Americans have become net sellers of works of art

In tune with poetry

5 March 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Ian Bostridge about his passion for Lieder and his plans for the future

Portrait of a director

27 February 2008 12:00 am

Mark Glazebrook talks to Sandy Nairne, who explains why the NPG is part of the life of London

Changing behaviour

20 February 2008 12:00 am

Toby Jones on how theatre is being used in Malawi to help stop the spread of Aids

Roman souvenir

13 February 2008 12:00 am

Laura Gascoigne follows in the footsteps of the 18th-century Grand Tourist

A daunting experience

6 February 2008 12:00 am

Tom Hollander’s first meeting with a theatrical agent didn’t turn out quite how he expected