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A Wild and True Relation by Kim Sherwood: George Eliot meets Dickens in a literary treasure hunt

A novel that begins as a swashbuckling tale about smugglers swerves into a smart study of women sidelined by literary history. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022, The Final: Hamza Yassin wins Series 20

The wildlife presenter made mistakes in his showdance but still triumphed, beating out Helen Skelton, Fleur East and Molly Rainford. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol: a marvellously musical, disarmingly sincere take on Dickens

Cold Feet alumnus Robert Bathurst is an iron-fisted Scrooge in Parton’s homespun, soulful interpretation of the famous novella. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 Semi-Final results: Will Mellor and Fleur East split the judges

It was a tough decision, once again, as the pair fought it out in this crucial final dance-off. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 Semi-Final: Hamza Yassin tops the leaderboard with a Scottish Charleston

Yassin also impressed with a lovely waltz, while Helen Skelton smouldered in her Argentine tango. Read my full Telegraph article here

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This Snow White is as traditional as panto gets (for better or worse)

New Wimbledon Theatre’s festive offering will keep youngsters happy, but a little more creativity wouldn’t have hurt. Read my full Telegraph review here

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The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker is a gleaming Rolls-Royce of a production

Peter Wright’s 1984 staging never succumbs to sickly sweetness, but remains as crisp as the first fall of snow. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 Musicals Week: Helen Skelton tops the standings with her fabulous Fosse

The presenter scored three 10s for her Cabaret number, as did Will Mellor with a Miss Saigon foxtrot. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 Musicals Week results: the judges are split over who to send home

Shirley Ballas is forced to use her casting vote once again after a tense dance-off between Kym Marsh and Molly Rainford. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial, Wyndham’s Theatre

She’s behind you! The new Wagatha Christie play is less Two Angry Women, more panto. Read my full Telegraph review here

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