The video for “Chained to the Rhythm” is overwhelmingly pastel and batshit crazy. Watch out, this satire is sharp!
The biologist-turned-atheist campaigner is sampled on the band's forthcoming Endless Forms Most Beautiful.
Steve Hanley and Olivia Piekarski's new book lifts the lid on one of the most turbulent bands in pop.
Beyond the intellectual weight of the play's message the production falls a little flat.
The English National Opera’s The Mastersingers of Nuremberg and the Royal Opera’s L’Ormindo show that translated music-theatre can be exceptional.
On Mozart 250 and Sarah Connolly in America.
It may be the shortest Stoppard full-length play, but The Hard Problem still offers 100 minutes of touching humour from a varied cast.
Indulging childishness is why we’re stuck with Boris Johnson, Katie Hopkins and Jeremy Clarkson.
"Time is short, life is short. There's a lot to know."
With school music spending down and the benefits system crippled, the voices of pop have lost their bite.
Now showing at London's Apollo Theatre, the 1994 play shines even brighter in an age when its characters could marry.
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?