Drawing a fine line

26 July 2006 6:02 pm

Andrew Lambirth has mixed feelings about the Museum of London’s exhibition on satire

Nicholas Nickleby

26 July 2006 5:58 pm

In an interview with David Frost only three years ago, Trevor Nunn said that the highlight of his career was…

Unlikely situations

26 July 2006 5:47 pm

Summer Festival Time: when the music-loving British populace flocks or straggles to concerts in a variety of unsuitable venues, all…

Bridge over troubled water

19 July 2006 5:20 pm

Rodin in Istanbul

Spiritual healing

19 July 2006 5:17 pm

Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944) is one of the great figures of Modernism, a pioneer of abstraction, whose works are known in…

Treasures of the South Seas

19 July 2006 5:13 pm

The enlarged, updated and now undivided Sainsbury Centre has reopened with the most comprehensive selection of Polynesian art ever assembled;…

Great expectations

19 July 2006 5:07 pm

PUSH! is the first opera about childbirth, so Tête à Tête claims, and I’m sure rightly. Opera usually likes to…

Prince Hal goes to Chicago

19 July 2006 4:57 pm

On a perfect summer’s day by the Avon it was the turn of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater to take the stage at the Swan

Easy on the eye

12 July 2006 4:17 pm

Hard on the heels of the National Gallery’s show Rebels and Martyrs, about the changing perception of the artist, comes…

In search of Alfred

12 July 2006 4:12 pm

I sat behind the bicycle shed of Winchester’s Historic Resources Centre, holding a fragment from what was probably the coffin…

Distaste for authority

12 July 2006 4:03 pm

The highlights of Brecht’s Life of Galileo are packed into the opening hour. As the astronomer glimpses new worlds through…

A lost cause

12 July 2006 4:00 pm

And where are the elderly pop-pickers hoisting banners outside Television Centre and brandishing tear-stained photos of Jimmy Savile?

Carpenter of colour

5 July 2006 3:34 pm

Laura Gascoigne goes to Provence to see an exhibition of Cézanne landscapes

Creative struggles

5 July 2006 3:32 pm

An examination of the artist’s image is an excellent idea for an exhibition

Always different

5 July 2006 3:26 pm

Amidst the interminable tundra of centennial Shostakovich the very thought of an ‘Igor Fest’ is refreshing

Stirred by Ravel

5 July 2006 3:22 pm

It’s rare that both of Ravel’s operas appear in one programme

In the line of duty

5 July 2006 2:35 pm

Back at church after a few weeks’ absence, I found the vicar in a terrible state

Personal rapport

5 July 2006 2:26 pm

What really goes on between world leaders at summits?

Dazzled by colour

28 June 2006 3:54 pm

Andrew Lambirth on a comprehensive exhibition of work by Howard Hodgkin at Tate Britain

Jazz bender

28 June 2006 3:41 pm

This is the way addiction works

Fulfilling Mozart

28 June 2006 3:39 pm

The Royal Opera has revived David McVicar’s production of Le Nozze di Figaro after only five months, but already with…

Masks of the Orient

28 June 2006 3:36 pm

Titus Andronicus is the Shakespeare shocker of the moment. At the Globe in London the groundlings have made Page Three…

Cartoon criminals

28 June 2006 3:28 pm

Coup! (BBC2, Friday) was quite a brave programme. It was the story of the failed mercenary coup in Equatorial Guinea,…

The usual suspects

21 June 2006 4:20 pm

The 238th Summer Exhibition holds no surprises

Vicious circle

21 June 2006 4:13 pm

Vicious circle