A model couple, Alain and Bénédicte, live a perfect life in a clean white suburban house.
What can you say about this music? You can only throw yourself on your knees and offer up your thanks
The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Peter Shaffer’s 1964 play about the conquest of the Incas
Pointillisme — impressionism by numbers
Watching the episode of the Simpsons written by and starring Ricky Gervais.
The slot at the end of The Westminster Hour on Sunday evenings is rarely dull and often quite informative.
How an exhibition underlines the purpose and aims of the British Museum
All over the world, scholarly folk look to Neil MacGregor — who writes opposite — to hold the line.
Lately I have adopted Word from Wormingford by Ronald Blythe as a bedside book.
Visitors to the once devastated but now completely reconstructed and rather charming little town of Ypres will find themselves bowing the head to 54,896 dead soldiers of the Salient, as the front-line arc became known.
The restaurant at Tate Britain is famous for two things — its wine list and its mural.
Tate Liverpool is the first venue for a memorial exhibition of the painter Marie-Louise von Motesiczky (born Vienna 1906, died London 1996).
Franco Alfano’s Cyrano de Bergerac may not be a masterpiece, though I would claim that it is a first-rate second-rate work, to use a handy taxonomy of Richard Strauss.
There is no doubt that BareBones’ The 5 Man Show will stay vividly in the memory of any dance-goer
So it’s here at last, the big hitter: The Da Vinci Code.
When he wrote Enemies, Gorky was in love. The object of his desire was the artistry of Chekhov and this…
I went to train in Manchester a year or so after the Moors murders, and they continued to hang over the city like an old-fashioned smog, sickening and inescapable.
Although writing a biography of John Osborne can’t be the most difficult task as Osborne left voluminous and laceratingly honest diaries
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Building on success
The nuns’ story