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Shelley Roden

Articles By Shelley Roden

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Ruination, Linbury Theatre review - Medea gets a makeover

At a time when every other theatre is offering an alternative Christmas show, what to make of the Royal Opera House’s first collaboration with...

George & Tammy, Paramount+ review - alcohol, violence an...

Some may consider country music to be corny, sentimental...

Album: Backstreet Boys - A Very Backstreet Christmas

Good things don’t tend to come in slews. Slews seem to be reserved, pretty much exclusively, for the bad stuff: legal issues, school shootings,...

Orlando, Garrick Theatre review - Emma Corrin is incandescen...

Identity is thorny business. This was the parting thought of Anna X, the play that marked Emma Corrin’s West End debut in the summer of...

Blu-ray: The Cat and the Canary (1939) / The Ghost Breakers...

Paramount added a late “old dark house” mystery comedy to Hollywood’s annus mirabilis of 1939 by teaming Bob Hope with...

Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, LPO, Jurowski, RFH review - a perfo...

This greatest of symphonies starts with what’s plausibly described as arrhythmia of the heart, so it shouldn’t have been surprising to find my own...

Three Minutes: A Lengthening review - superb portrait of a v...

We hear the projector whirr as the mute 16mm film flows through the sprockets and on to the screen. For three minutes and a little longer we watch...

Album: We Were Promised Jetpacks - A Complete One-Eighty

We Were Promised Jetpacks is a band name that seems off the cuff at first glance. This could be said for the Scottish...