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Matthew Wright

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Gigs ed and TV writer. Author of Seasick Steve: Ramblin' Man (June 2016, John Blake Books), the first book-length study of the true story behind the acclaimed hobo-bluesman.

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Reissue CDs Weekly: Television Personalities

How much of someone else’s despair is it possible to take? What are the limits on putting a  sense of desolation or isolation into a song?...

Lumiere London review - London in a different light

It seems they’re having trouble with the lights. Thirty-five past five and they’re not yet on. “Typical,” laughs a woman, surveying the huddle of...

Giselle, Royal Ballet review - beautiful dancing in a produc...

The run of Giselle that opened at the Royal Opera House last night was completely sold out before it even started, and no wonder. Pair...

Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders, More4 review - Swedish s...

Sara Lund and Saga Norén have a lot to answer for. Their adventures in the murk of murder as they grapple with their own dysfunctional psychology...

BBCSO, Pons, Barbican review - love hurts in vivid Spanish d...

This was an evening of Iberian highways re-travelled, but with a difference. At the beginning of 2016, the centenary of Spanish master Enrique...

DVD/Blu-ray: I Am Not a Witch

Rungano Nyoni’s debut feature premiered at last year’s Directors' Fortnight in...

The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre review - starry ca...

Is modernism dead and buried? Anyone considering the long haul of...

Britannia, Sky Atlantic review - Druids, sex and sorcery

What did the Romans do for us? On the evidence of...

Weilerstein, Platt, Hallé, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchest...

Alisa Weilerstein is making two visits to Manchester in just over three weeks. Last night it was with the Hallé, next time she’ll be guesting with...