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James Rampton

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James writes on television and comedy for the Daily Telegraph, Independent, The Times and The Scotsman.

Articles By James Rampton

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Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), Bristol Old Vic

It is a truth perhaps not quite but almost universally accepted that Jane Austen’s "Pride and Prejudice", beloved of GSCE English Lit examiners,...

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One question springs immediately to mind on hearing that Romesh Ranganathan’s new stand-up show, The Cynic’s Mixtape, is touring: how...

CD: Tove Lo - Sunshine Kitty

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Last Night of the Proms, Barton, BBCSO, Oramo review – woke...

The BBC put social and ethnic diversity at the heart of this Last Night programme. The concert...

Martin Gayford: The Pursuit of Art review - devotion, distil...

This is a book about experiences that go beyond reading about art. Martin Gayford’s 20 short essays about press trips and self-motivated travel...

The Greek Passion, Opera North - pertinence and power

Martinů's The Greek Passion is a bold choice as a season opener, all the more so given that Opera North are staging the rarely-seen...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Caravan

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Temple, Sky 1 review - down in the tube station at midnight

At first, the opening episode of Sky 1’s enticing new...

For Sama review - besieged, bombed, and defiant in Syria

People who idly use the phrase “it’s like living in a war...

Amsterdam, Orange Tree Theatre review - suffocatingly manner...

An excellent director makes a rare misstep with Amsterdam, in which a compelling if tricksy...