“I say yes if I want to.”
Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is a memoir written with enough distance for Costello to reflect honestly on his extraordinary place in music.
The question, “What’s it like being a girl in a band?” has dogged female rock musicians for decades. I wanted to make a programme in which they tell their own stories.
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The play, which sees Albus Severus Potter “struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted”, will surely continue the themes in the author's original series.
I enjoyed the BBC's documentary tracing the story of indie music. But where are all the women?
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The decision to “Greek it up” for half a year has given the Almeida a bold and engrossing revisit to the creation myths of theatre.
The artistic director of the Almeida Theatre on working with Patrick Stewart, the inaccessibility of the arts, and directing his wife in Medea.
Terence Trent D’Arby’s 1987 debut album sold a million copies in three days. The music press went mad for him. Where was there to go but down?
Begun in 1914 and premiered in 1925, Wozzeck has class struggle, poverty and mental health problems as its principal subjects.
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