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CD: Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco - You're Driving...

Van Morrison has always been drawn as much to jazz as anything else. There is a natural swing to his voice and his phrasing and melisma and...

The Prudes, Royal Court review - hilarious but frustrating s...

Playwright Anthony Neilson has always been fascinated by sex. I mean, who isn’t? But he has made it a central part of his career. In his bad-boy...

Strictly Ballroom: The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre review -...

A much tinkered-with show needs to go back to the drawing board, if this latest iteration of Strictly Ballroom: The Musical is any gauge...

The Split, BBC One, review - Abi Morgan’s densely packed div...

A few years ago Abi Morgan was everywhere. For the cinema she scripted Shame, The Iron Lady, The Invisible Woman and...

Matthias Goerne, Seong-Jin Cho, Wigmore Hall review - slow a...

Matthias Goerne has an exceptional ability to sustain evenness and legato through a vocal line. His breath control and his tone production are...

Kathleen Turner: Finding My Voice, The Other Palace review -...

A one-time Martha and Maggie the Cat in the theatre, and a...

Best Albums of 2018

Disc of the Day reviews new albums, week in, week out, all year. Below are the albums to which our writers awarded five stars....

God of War review - action adventure epic sets new standards

The God of War games are legendary action adventure titles that specialise in the slaying of giant mythical beasts via intuitive brutal...

CD: Blossoms - Cool Like You

Blossoms are the latest inheritors of the massive-in-...

Westworld, Series 2, Sky Atlantic review - big trouble in sy...

Some critics complain that Westworld is too complicated for its own good, and you can see their point. Even on a basic level, it’s an...