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Jasper Rees

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Jasper has written about the arts, books, the media and sport for many broadsheets and magazines. He currently writes for the Telegraph and the Spectator. In the 1990s he also wrote about football for The Independent on Sunday. He is the author of I Found My Horn and co-author of the play of the same name. Bred of Heaven, his book on Wales and Welshness, was published in August 2011 and read on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week. His latest book is a biography of Florence Foster Jenkins

Articles By Jasper Rees

DVD/Blu-ray: Blade Runner 2049

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The Mercy review - Colin Firth's leaking vessel

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John Mahoney: 'I wanted to be like everybody else'

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Joe Dunthorne: The Adulterants review - a richly illuminating comedy of disappointment

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Daniel Day-Lewis: 'I'm quite good at mending things'

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Inside No 9, series 4, BBC Two review - laughter in the dark

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Downsizing review - little things please little

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Jeremy Irons: 'I was never very beautiful' - interview

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Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders, More4 review - Swedish sleuth is a cold case

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The Post review - Spielberg's glorious paean to print

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Kiri, Channel 4 review - transracial adoption drama muddies the waters

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review - Frances McDormand is on fire

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Girlfriends, ITV review - Kay Mellor helps the middle-aged

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Eric, Ernie and Me, BBC Four review - he brought them sunshine

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The Miniaturist, BBC One review - a lovely supernatural soap

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Agatha Christie's Crooked House, Channel 5 review - actresses chew furniture for fun

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Everything: The Real Thing Story, BBC Four review - brillian...

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theartsdesk Q&A: Record label New Heavy Sounds

New Heavy Sounds is one of Britain’s most exciting and undersung labels. Founded in 2011, they have consistently released music that boasts...

The New Normal, Royal Victoria Patriotic Building review - s...

We live in strange times, so it's appropriate that a socially distanced pop-up arts...

A masked elegy: portraits of string players at the Fidelio O...

Out of a silent and empty City of London, unusually still even for a Sunday afternoon, it felt surreal to come upon a centre of light and activity...

The Streets, EartH review - empathy in isolation

Mike Skinner got out just in time, pulling the plug on The Streets at the point of exhaustion. After Original Pirate Material’s hopeful...

Imagine... My Name is Kwame, BBC One review - interesting bu...

Filmed, as one would, well, imagine, prior to lockdown, Imagine .... My Name is Kwame hearkens to what now seems a bygone era of...

Album: Deep Purple - Whoosh!

That Deep Purple are still putting out albums over 50 years since...

Moses und Aron, Komische Oper Berlin, OperaVision review – c...

Barrie Kosky’s production of Moses und Aron was staged at the Komische Oper...

Theatre Unlocked 3: Signs of activity after a long siesta

After a weeklong hiatus due to an absence of noteworthy material, this column is back heralding the return, as well, of something resembling live...

An American Pickle review - sweet and sour screwball comedy

Seth Rogen offers up double the laughs by taking on both lead roles in a time-hopping, Rip-Van-Winkle screwball...