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Norma Burke

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The Movies: The Seventies review - a mirror on malaise

Sky’s 12-part documentary series The Movies is an unabashed celebration of American cinema. Barrages of clips make it an entertaining...

The Cheeky Chappie, The Warren Outdoors review - entertainin...

It’s fitting that there’s another run of Dave Simpson’s terrific play about Brighton’s favourite son, Max Miller (aka The Cheeky Chappie), at this...

theartsdesk Q&A: musician Kevin Rowland - 'it was p...

“Whoargh! Steady lads!” Under that headline, NME reported that Kevin Rowland had “announced his return to the music scene with a bizarre...

Naomi Klein: On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal...

On Fire brings together a decade’s worth of dispatches from the...

DVD/Blu-ray: Mademoiselle

Mademoiselle is Jeanne Moreau, in smouldering femme fatale mode: a school-teacher and town hall secretary in a small French...

A London Saturday with Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Pavel Kolesnikov,...

Even bigger things have happened to Sheku Kanneh-Mason since I last saw him performing alongside his contemporaries in the Fantasia Orchestra –...

James Rebanks: English Pastoral, An Inheritance review - a m...

Coming from a family of farmers, with periods of time spent working on a farm in the past ten years, I found James Rebanks’ English...

Album: Sufjan Stevens - The Ascension

Sufjan Stevens is an artist of remarkable ambition. His 80-minute long new album, with 15 beautiful and poetic...