sun 16/05/2021

Nicky Spence

Articles By Nicky Spence

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Reissue CDs Weekly: The Outsiders - Count For Something

With the Spiral Scratch EP, Buzzcocks became the first British band of the punk rock era to issue a do-it-yourself seven-inch. Everything...

Blu Ray: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Martin Ritt’s 1965  classy screen adaptation of John Le Carré’s bestseller “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold” is an antidote to the full-...

New York City Ballet 2021 Spring Gala online review - Balanc...

It’s official. Masks are coming off across America while theatres remain dark. Over here, theatres are about to re-open and masks must be worn. An...

Royal Northern Sinfonia, Sage Gateshead online review – a gr...

The Royal Northern Sinfonia handed its players artistic control of the programme for this livestream from the...

Domina, Sky Atlantic review - a little less conversation, a...

Ancient Rome has always been a popular playground for film and TV, whether it’s Ben Hur, Gladiator or the 2005 TV series...

End of Sentence review - an American father and his estrange...

It’s not until the final moments of End of Sentence that Frank (John Hawkes) lets himself laugh – he’s swimming in the icy waters of an...

Album: Matt Berry – The Blue Elephant

Well this is rather groovy! National treasure and the man with that voice, Matt...

Music books to end lockdown: Sam Lee, Hawkwind, Dylan, Richa...

It won’t be long now before concert halls and back rooms, arts centres and festival grounds fill with people again, and...

Album: Jorja Smith - Be Right Back

With all eyes on her in 2018, Jorja Smith’s debut was surprisingly level-headed and mature, filled with the introspection and storytelling of...