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william ward

Bio
William has lived between London and Rome for 30 years, writing and broadcasting in Italian and English as a political analyst and cultural commentator. He is author of Getting it Right in Italy and wrote and presented La Mia Italia on BBC Radio 4. He is London correspondent of Il Foglio and Panorama.

Articles By William Ward

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Lady Windermere's Fan, Vaudeville Theatre review - Wild...

Imagine, if you will, discovering a ninth-rate old melodrama about upper-class nonsense, hiring a bunch of actors including a couple of starry...

Great American Railway Journeys, Series 3, BBC Two review -...

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Bell, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Bridgewater Hall,...

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DVD/Blu-ray: When the Wind Blows

Adapted by Raymond Briggs from his best-selling graphic novel, When the Wind Blows was released in 1986 and stands up so well that you’re...

Jeremy Irons: 'I was never very beautiful' - inter...

In 2016 the Bristol Old Vic turned 250. To blow out the candles, England’s oldest continually running theatre summoned home one of its most...

Louise Alder, James Baillieu, Wigmore Hall review - sensual...

Rapture, ecstasy, ardour, and a few cheeky fumbles in the bushes – Louise Alder and James Baillieu’s Wigmore recital promised “Chants d’amour” and...

Colin Currie Group, Kings Place review - dynamism and detail...

Colin Currie is increasingly coming to be seen as Steve Reich’s representative on Earth. His Colin Currie Group was founded in 2006 for a...

CD: Craig David - The Time is Now

The Time is Now sees Craig David's career well into its Indian summer. The story of how he got here is well known: back in the early...

Bruno Maçães: The Dawn of Eurasia review - middle of nowhere

Part travelogue and part broad analysis of the current and future challenges facing the EU, the premise of Bruno Maçães’s new book The Dawn of...

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? Can such...