Arts

Salutary shock

2 October 2004 12:00 am

The experience of the critic is one of constant revision, for nothing remains ever quite the same, least of all…

Californian class

2 October 2004 12:00 am

I wish ballet companies due to visit London in the next few months could bring programmes that are as richly…

Who needs friends?

2 October 2004 12:00 am

Cloaca, Kevin Spacey’s debut as the artistic director of the Old Vic, must rank as one of the biggest disappointments…

Puzzlingly unmoving

2 October 2004 12:00 am

Hard to credit, but at the Royal Opera the new production of Massenet’s Werther begins with the prelude being played…

Preserving our heritage

4 September 2004 12:00 am

What will happen to British culture when the United Kingdom disintegrates into half a dozen warring republics? Who will protect…