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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

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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Bancroft, ITV review - Sarah Parish's very cold case

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Blu-ray/DVD: Parasite

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Keiichiro Hirano: A Man review - the best kind of thriller

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Blu-ray/DVD: Little Women

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The Vast of Night review - perfectly paranoid

The Vast of Night’s premise scarcely guarantees originality. Non-...