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jasper rees

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Jasper has written about the arts, books, the media and sport for many broadsheets and magazines. He currently writes for the Telegraph and the Spectator. In the 1990s he also wrote about football for The Independent on Sunday. He is the author of I Found My Horn and co-author of the play of the same name. Bred of Heaven, his book on Wales and Welshness, was published in August 2011 and read on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week. His latest book is a biography of Florence Foster Jenkins

Articles By Jasper Rees

Hold the Sunset, BBC One, review - this is an ex-sitcom

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Trauma, ITV, review - surgically imprecise revenge drama

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DVD/Blu-ray: Blade Runner 2049

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The Mercy review - Colin Firth's leaking vessel

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John Mahoney: 'I wanted to be like everybody else'

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Joe Dunthorne: The Adulterants review - a richly illuminating comedy of disappointment

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Daniel Day-Lewis: 'I'm quite good at mending things'

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Inside No 9, series 4, BBC Two review - laughter in the dark

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Downsizing review - little things please little

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Jeremy Irons: 'I was never very beautiful' - interview

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Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders, More4 review - Swedish sleuth is a cold case

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The Post review - Spielberg's glorious paean to print

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Kiri, Channel 4 review - transracial adoption drama muddies the waters

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review - Frances McDormand is on fire

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Girlfriends, ITV review - Kay Mellor helps the middle-aged

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Eric, Ernie and Me, BBC Four review - he brought them sunshine

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Explore Ensemble, EXAUDI, St John's Smith Square review...

This was an evening of silence and shadow, a chill, moonlit meditation, where each sound demanded forensic attention. Enter the world of...

CD: Femi Kuti - One People One World

A superstar elsewhere in the world, particularly in...

Hold the Sunset, BBC One, review - this is an ex-sitcom

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Flight, Scottish Opera review - poignant and powerful, this...

Inspired by the astonishing true story of Mehran Karimi Nasseri, the Iranian refugee who lived in Charles de Gaulle Airport for 18 years...

CD: Snowpoet - Thought You Knew

While some albums cram in more fillers than a Christmas stocking, Thought You Knew, the second recording from the London-based group led...

Troy: Fall of a City, BBC One review - soapification of the...

The plan to bring drama back to Saturday nights on BBC One enjoyed mixed success with Hard Sun, but now threatens to slide over a cliff...

Mick Herron: London Rules review - hypnotically fascinating,...

London Rules – explicitly cover your arse – is the fifth in the most remarkable and mesmerising series of...

Reissue CDs Weekly: The Choir

During the British Invasion years, a Cleveland, Ohio band called The Choir ploughed a Brit-focussed furrow from late...

CD: Jonny Nash and Lindsay Todd - Fauna Mapping

A little over two years ago, The Arts Desk reviewed Hipnotik Tradisi, Black Merlin’s extraordinary first offering for Island of the Gods...