What happens on the casting couch draws the headline, but the problem starts on the page, says James Graham.
Danny Boyle, the man behind the Olympics and the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, speaks to the New Statesman at the opening of HOME, Manchester's answer to London's Southbank.
The production makes it very clear what we are supposed to think, which sadly detracts from the variety and ambiguity the composer worked into his score.
From Kean to Dench, the best performers radiate an electricity that transcends the stage.
A new name and haircut doth not an alter ego make.
For thrills, I would take that exit poll over Judi Dench and Jude Law any day.
The 2014 Eurovision winner already counts Cher and Lagerfeld among her fans. Now, her message of tolerance is going global.
Rock's gothic - or comic - bogeyman gives a masterclass in transformation at the Royal Albert Hall.
With screen actors taking the lead, Everyman and American Buffalo sparkle with cinematic swagger.
The Albarn-Coxon concoction sounds surprisingly robust.
Would I want my children to go into music? I do have to wonder, just as my parents wondered.
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