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Barney Harsent

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Writer, editor, and author of Music Top 10s (Bounty), Barney is a music and television fanatic. He also hosts a radio show on boxfrequency.fm, and is a surprisingly capable barman.

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in vain, London Sinfonietta, Lubman, Royal Festival Hall

If Georg Friedrich Haas’s in vain was a work of political protest when it premiered in 2000, in 2017 it’s a piece that reads more like a...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 review - complacent, tedious,...

The original Guardians of the Galaxy from 2014 had a freshness to its humour and introduced audiences to a set of novel characters;...

The Good Fight review - 'flawless writing and acting...

If Robert King and Michelle King, creators of The Good Wife, took the Joss Whedon line on...

The Promise review - genocide reduced to melodrama

The Armenian genocide by the Ottomans during and after...

CD: Mary J Blige - Strength of a Woman

Mary J Blige has a voice that was built to age gracefully. Gutsy, churchy, sometimes rough, it was miles away from the over-...

City of Glass, Lyric Hammersmith review - ‘thrilling and ent...

Playwright Duncan Macmillan has had a good couple of years. In 2015, his play People, Places and Things was a big hit at the National...

Janina Fialkowska, Wigmore Hall

You wouldn’t guess it from her name, but Janina Fialkowska isn’t actually Polish. You wouldn’t guess from her...

Lady Macbeth review - 'memorably nasty'

The Scottish play’s traces are faint in this bloody, steamy tale of ...

Folk Singer Shirley Collins' Pick of Brighton Festival...

Shirley Collins was one of the Sixties British folk music...

Heal the Living review - 'lots of emotion, not enough l...

Three teenage boys meet at dawn. One of them, blonde and beautiful Simon (Gabin Verdet), jumps out of his girlfriend’s window and rides his bike...