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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

When Sam Shepard was a Londoner

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Top of the Lake: China Girl, BBC Two review - thrillingly murky

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The Big Sick review - enchanting romcom about mixed marriages

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Olivia Williams interview: 'Are you on drugs?' 'No I've just spent the day acting'

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Peter Høeg: The Susan Effect review - Nordic noir turns surreal

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Dunkirk review - old-fashioned filmmaking on the grandest scale

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I Know Who You Are, BBC Four review - preposterous but hypnotic

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'I were crap at school': Jodie Whittaker, the new Doctor Who

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10 Questions for Adeel Akhtar: 'The first form of defiance is to laugh'

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GLOW, Netflix review - not quite comedy or drama

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Broken, BBC One series finale review - Seán Bean's quiet immensity

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10 Questions for George Stiles and Anthony Drewe: 'we are optimistic people'

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Okja, Netflix review - joyous assault on the meat industry

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Murdered For Being Different, BBC Three review - unbearable but unmissable

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Churchill review - Winston has smallness thrust upon him

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Fearless, ITV review - Helen McCrory lights up dense conspiracy thriller

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