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Ruby Hughes

Articles By Ruby Hughes

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CD: UNKLE – The Road: Part II (Lost Highway)

A journey already begun continues in the new album by electronic artist UNKLE, celebrated widely as a founding figure in trip-hop. Following the...

Van Gogh and Britain, Tate Britain review - tenuous but stil...

Soon after his death, Van Gogh’s reputation as a tragic...

Road to Brexit, BBC Two review - a rotten historian for a ro...

Let me be clear. The agonising process of the UK’s departure, or not, from the EU will be an infinite field of academic study over the decades to...

The Phlebotomist, Hampstead Theatre review - thought-provoki...

Contemporary British theatre loves time travel — and not just to the past. It also enjoys imagining the future, especially the bad stuff ahead. So...

Elizabeth I/Macbeth, English Touring Opera review - elegance...

A crash, a scurry, a long, lilting serenade – the overture to Rossini’s Elizabeth I sounds oddly familiar. Not to worry....

Mary's Babies, Jermyn Street Theatre review - rollercoa...

Obstetrician Dr Mary Barton had the best of intentions. As a missionary in India she had observed the poor treatment of childless women and, back...

Biss, Philharmonia, Boyd, RFH review – compulsive life-force

Mozart in E flat (the Overture to The Marriage of Figaro...

Soltani, LPO, Gardner, RFH review – disciplined and dynamic...

No successor has yet been named to Vladimir Jurowski as Principal Conductor of the...

The Life I Lead, Park Theatre review - pleasant enough but l...

I am deeply jealous of Miles Jupp's dressing gown in The Life I Lead,...