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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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The Slaves of Solitude, Hampstead Theatre

We’re back in the world of ration books, blackouts and spam fritters, as Nicholas Wright delves into the home front via his adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s 1947 novel. Though there’s a certain period chintz about Jonathan Kent’s production, darker undercurrents make this a more … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Fenella Woolgar

The actress discusses The Slaves of Solitude, the stage adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s novel, at Hampstead Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Venus in Fur, Theatre Royal Haymarket

A hit on Broadway, David Ives’s steamy two-hander now boasts Natalie Dormer and David Oakes, well-known for their screen work, in its West End cast, with Patrick Marber on directing duties. That plus the tabloid panting over Dormer’s skimpy S&M attire should certainly … Continue reading

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Designs of the Year, Dali and Duchamp, and Philip Pullman

On my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Grand designs The Design Museum unveils Designs of the Year Don’t miss: Rebel rebel Dali and Duchamp at the Royal Academy Commuter corner Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust and podcast drama Within the … Continue reading

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Degas, London Design Festival and Lisbeth Salander

On my September MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: By design Highlights of the 15th annual London Design Festival Don’t miss: Last impression Burrell Collection Degas gems at the National Gallery Commuter corner The Girl Who Takes an Eye for … Continue reading

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Awards, watercolours and podcast musicals

On my August MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Awards season Peter Murray discusses the winners of the New London Awards Don’t miss: Water works John Singer Sargent’s watercolours at Dulwich Picture Gallery Commuter corner Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of … Continue reading

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Plywood, sci-fi and famously bad films

On my July MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Good wood Delve into the history and pioneering future of plywood at the V&A Don’t miss: The final frontier The Barbican goes sci-fi, from rare film and books to a Black Mirror installation … Continue reading

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Giacometti, Hokusai, Paula Hawkins and a feminist podcast

On my May MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Cutting a fine figure Giacometti’s full body of work revealed in a major Tate Modern retrospective Don’t miss: Making waves The British Museum goes beyond Hokusai’s iconic print Commuter corner Paula Hawkins’ Into the Water … Continue reading

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Russian phantoms, American identity and S-Town

On my April MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Russian phantoms The Design Museum resurrects utopian Soviet architecture Don’t miss: American abyss From Edward Hopper to Grant Wood: 1930s Americana at the Royal Academy Commuter corner Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream and new podcast … Continue reading

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