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Georgian architecture, Impressionists in London, and Ed Miliband

On my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: By George Pablo Bronstein explores our abiding love of Georgian architecture in a new RIBA exhibition Don’t miss: Rebel rebel Tate Britain views London through the eyes of the Impressionists Commuter … Continue reading

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Capturing Couture

Acclaimed artist and illustrator David Downton discusses his passion for fashion. Read my full Oryx magazine interview here

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BWW Interview: Madani Younis

The Bush Theatre’s Artistic Director discusses its redevelopment and future plans. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Constable Country

The artistic soul of Suffolk revealed, from Constable and Gainsborough’s home turf to historic treasures and contemporary inspirations. Read my full Discover Britain article here

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RSC collaborates on Shakespeare In Art exhibition at Compton Verney

As part of the Bard’s 400th anniversary celebrations, the gallery at Compton Verney in Warwickshire – which is just nine miles away from Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon – has joined forces with the RSC to create a new exhibition. SHAKESPEARE IN … Continue reading

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Xanadu, Southwark Playhouse

It trashed Olivia Newton-John’s film career, halted the movie-musical revival, and was so critically reviled it led to the creation of the Razzies. How, then, could the stage version of hubristic 1980 flop Xanadu become a 2007 Broadway hit? The answer, … Continue reading

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Dinner With Friends, Park Theatre

After 12 seemingly idyllic years, Tom and Beth’s marriage is over. That’s a concern for Gabe and Karen, partly because they care for their friends, and there’s the ugly business of choosing sides, but mainly because it causes them to … Continue reading

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An Open Book: Bruce McCall

Polo played in surplus First World War tanks; zeppelin shooting as a gentlemanly leisure pursuit; mighty vessel RMS Tyrannic, proud host of the Grand Ballroom Chariot Race and so safe “that she carries no insurance”. These are just some of … Continue reading

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An Oak Tree, National Theatre

The play I have just seen is not the play you will see. Of course, one of the draws of live performance is that no two nights are the same, but that idea is taken to a mesmerising extreme in … Continue reading

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We Made It: Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Zurich, London, New York…Somerset. It may seem unlikely, but an 18th-century farm in the West Country is the new place to be for contemporary art aficionados. Last year, renovations were completed on the 10 buildings of Durslade Farm, left to … Continue reading

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