sat 24/08/2019

David Benedict

Articles By David Benedict

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Prince Albert: A Victorian Hero Revealed, Channel 4 review -...

It may sound perverse to say it, but Albert was the perfect twenty-first century prince. Thrust into the heart of the...

Prom 47: Schönheit, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Nelsons review - Bru...

After Thursday night’s concert I celebrated the Proms’ exploration of unfamiliar repertoire via...

A Faithful Man review - an atypical romance

There were some early warning signs that A Faithful Man might be another box-ticking...

Edinburgh International Festival 2019: JARV IS review - Brit...

”Cunts Are Still”. Well, that got your attention, didn’t it? Not my words, merely the title of one of JARV IS’s new tracks. In case you didn’t get...

CD: Taylor Swift - Lover

If there's a central motif to the sprawling, 18-track opus that is Taylor Swift’s seventh release - and it’s an album...

Edinburgh International Festival 2019: Bach's Multiple...

Puccini's and Abbé Prévost's glitter-seduced...

Appropriate, Donmar Warehouse review - fraught family reunio...

You can’t fail to feel the ghosts in Appropriate: they are there in the very timbers of the ancient Southern...