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Tom Priestley

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Album: Moonlight Benjamin - Simido

Moonlight Benjamin, the fierce and deep-voiced vocalist from Haiti, is a powerful presence on stage. On her second album, she is once again...

Pass Over, Kiln Theatre review - fierce critique of racist b...

The Black Lives Matter movement is such an important international protest that it is odd how few contemporary plays even mention it. Since the...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...

The Cellist/Dances at a Gathering, Royal Ballet review - A g...

The cello is the stringed instrument most closely aligned to the human voice. It has a human shape, too, so in theory it was a short step for...

How To Stay out of Jail, Channel 4 review – a bold rehabilit...

With prison overcrowding reaching chronic proportions, police in...

Cage the Elephant, O2 Academy, Glasgow review - old-fashione...

Matt Shultz was clearly taking no chances. The Cage the Elephant frontman appeared onstage underneath a large umbrella, presumably bought to cope...

Royal History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley, BBC Fou...

Perhaps somebody at BBC Four has had a quiet word with Lucy...

Upstart Crow, Gielgud Theatre review - terrific Shakespeare...

What joy it is to welcome this offshoot of the television series to the...

Confronting Holocaust Denial with David Baddiel, BBC Two rev...

It’s all in the timing. Here was David Baddiel beginning a stand-up turn at a gig in Finchley. A...

Michael Collins, Michael McHale, London Winds, Wigmore Hall...

In a week when my colleague Jessica Duchen was delighted by the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective, last night’s concert, also at Wigmore Hall, by...