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Jack Barron

Articles By Jack Barron

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First Person: Femi Elufowoju jr. on directing Verdi's...

I find that my experience of living as a Black man in the UK cannot help but inform the way I approach my work and never more so than with...

Russell Howard, Netflix special review - joyous return to li...

In 2019 Russell Howard was all set to celebrate his 20th year in comedy by going on a world tour. Covid put paid to that, so it was with some...

Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story, Jermyn Street Theat...

There's a lot of True Crime stuff about, so it's hardly a surprise to see Stephen Dolginoff's 2003 off-Broadway musical back on the London stage,...

Album: Lady London - Lady Like: The Boss Tape

Virtual “mixtapes” are not proper albums. Their purpose is often to whet the appetite. Nowhere is this more so than in US...

Sandrine Piau, David Kadouch, Wigmore Hall review - the joy...

“It mustn’t be a surface thing. You have to put in the work,” Janet Baker once said. Sandrine Piau’s...

Munich: The Edge of War review - Jeremy Irons excels in a re...

The name of Neville Chamberlain and the term “appeasement” have become indelibly linked, thanks to his efforts to accommodate Adolf Hitler’s...

Blu-ray: Ingmar Bergman Vol 2

In my teens, I was one of the budding cinephiles who ran the Film Club at my boarding school. Once a month, we’d rent an arthouse movie. The films...

Liebeck, Bournemouth SO, Hasan, Lighthouse, Poole review - e...

Having conducted two Discovery programmes with the LSO after being a finalist in the 2016 Donatella Flick competition, London-born...

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Birmingham Hippodrome review...

There was a time when UK pantomime was heavily populated...

The 4th Country, Park Theatre review – sympathetic and intri...

History is a prison. Often, you can’t escape. It imprints its mark on people, environments and language. And nowhere is this more true that in...