The video for “Chained to the Rhythm” is overwhelmingly pastel and batshit crazy. Watch out, this satire is sharp!
Fortunately, there was more to this programme than just a lot of TV adaptation soundtracks.
From Simon Munnery’s Fylm School to Adam Riches’ Coach Coach, there’s plenty of movie magic to be found live on stage.
120 years since the first Prom concert, we travel back to a troubled year of musical innovation.
The American composer wins over a sceptical NS critic.
Plus a surpise encore of the fourth of Philip Glass’s Four Movements for Two Pianos.
Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra's rendition of all five Prokofiev piano concertos in one programme has divided critics: is it a gimmick, or a masterstroke?
Does culture exist in a vacuum? This “love letter to creative thievery” would suggest not.
Tom Gatti’s Latitude Notebook.
Though they are rarely operational these days, lighthouses remain culturally powerful and maintain a strong hold on the imagination.
Jukebox shows are beginning to dominate the West End.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?