John Wilson has little time for people who don't see the genius at work in so-called "light music".
Disciplined it might be, but military music is awful. Luckily, there's greater depth to this season than a first glance suggests.
Two of the standout London productions of this year are the scorching version of The Crucible at the Old Vic and the Young Vic’s brilliant rethinking of A View from the Bridge.
Bob Stanley takes a look at long-overdue rereleases for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Ireland is currently split between people who are mortally embarrassed by the cancellation farrago and those who declare it to be of the utmost importance. What is it with the Irish and country music?
As once estranged Libertines frontmen passionately reunite, they highlight the dearth of stormy musical partnerships in today’s music.
New research suggests we are defined by the political events we experience between 14 and 24. But they may only shape us so much – voters appear to drift to the right over time.
It's a case of knee jerk by proxy, says Nicholas Lezard.
The Manic Street Preachers talk to Dorian Lynskey about meeting Castro, losing faith in politics and why Europe is a “unified art movement”.
So-called “seasoned theatregoers” have complained about the audience clapping during Martin Freeman’s West End appearance as Richard III, in what is nothing more than a display of blatant snobbery.
While it’s generous and sensible to give the fans what they want, the familiarity of the material starts to feel weird.
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