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Rupert Thomson

Articles By Rupert Thomson

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Murrihy, Martineau, Wigmore Hall review - poise, transformat...

Peerless among the constellation of Irish singers making waves around the world, mezzo Paula Murrihy first dazzled London as Ascanio in Terry...

Tokyo Vice, Series 2, BBC iPlayer review - an exciting ride...

It’s entirely fitting that Jake Adelstein should have a poster for All the President’s Men on the wall of his Tokyo apartment, since it...

First Person: LIFT artistic director Kris Nelson on deliveri...

LIFT 2024 is nearly here. It’s a festival that will take you on deep and personal journeys. We’ve got shows that will catch your...

Beth Gibbons, Salle Pleyel, Paris review - a triumph of inti...

Beth Gibbons, once the voice of Portishead, and later a wonderful solo singer and songwriter, hasn’t been on stage for a long while. She makes the...

Boys From The Blackstuff, National Theatre review - a lyrica...

Prolific playwright James Graham was born in 1982, the year Alan Bleasdale's...

Album: Richard Hawley - In This City They Call You Love

Hot on the heels of his Olivier Award-winning musical Standing at the Sky's Edge, comes In This City They Call You Love, ...

Tosca, Opera Holland Park review - passion and populism

Set in a tensely polarised Roman neighbourhood, with an election in the offing and radicals scrapping with reactionaries under poster-plastered...

St Martin's Voices, Earis, St Martin-in-the-Fields revi...

The concert offering at St-Martin-in-the-Fields has transformed in recent years, under Director of Music Andrew Earis. There is still a decent...

The Harmony Test, Hampstead Theatre review - pregnancy and p...

“Welcome to motherhood, bitch!” By the time a character delivers this reality check, there have been plenty of laughs, and some much more awkward...

The Lovely Eggs, XOYO, Birmingham review - Lancashire duo br...

When the Lovely Eggs’ married duo of Holly Ross and David Blackwell took to the stage at the recently rebranded XOYO in Birmingham on Bank Holiday...