sat 29/04/2017

Guy Oddy

Articles By Guy Oddy

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The Treatment, Almeida Theatre, review - exhilarating Crimp...

Playwright Martin Crimp’s 1993 satirical epic, The Treatment, is a fabulous work, but it’s rarely revived. Although much of his back...

Brian Johnson's A Life on the Road review – ripping yar...

The simplest ideas are often the best. Here’s one – take AC/DC’s Tyneside-born vocalist Brian Johnson and get him to chew the fat with a list of...

The Best Albums of 2017

Disc of the Day reviews new albums, week in, week out, all year. Below are the albums that our writers gave four or five stars,...

theartsdesk in Tallinn: From Dusk to Black at Estonian Music...

Many other top Estonian musicians, performing among other works 30 premieres of music by their compatriots in just over a week, might have been...

CD: Blondie - Pollinator

Instead of resting on the laurels of the great music they made some 40 years ago, Blondie - still led by original members Debbie Harry and Chris...

Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare's Globe review - 'to...

“Everything in extremity”. That announcement that the Capulet party is about to begin could just as well serve to describe Daniel Kramer’s...

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;...