On the "smashing" of grammar schools.
Theatregoers have a lot to thank the Olympics for. Over the next four months, many of the best theatre companies from around the world will be performing in the UK in the biggest influx of international theatre this country has ever seen.
A gloriously irreverent operatic adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic.
White never stops working and everything he works with turns to gold.
Peter Gill's revival of Robert Holman's triptych at the Donmar Warehouse is unmissable.
The first stage adaptation of Jung Chang's award-winning novel is a masterpiece.
The Band's drummer dies of cancer at 71.
Should there be a boycott of the Israeli theatre company at the Globe?
Kraftwerk, half-men, half-machine, return to New York.
Copi and an Argentinian classic of queer theatre.
But Matilda waltzes off with a record haul of Larrys.
Jubilee Park, E14, Anthony Caro, Until 25 May
Rani Moorthy, Tamil Sri Lankan actress, discusses cultural dislocation, civil war, and her new one w
Cate Blanchett gives a magnetic performance in Botho Strauss's play.
Yo Zushi is awestruck at the Barbican by a Polish avant-gardist and his rock-star disciple.
Over the past 15 years, Sprint Festival has become one of London's most enduring experimental theatre festivals.
An NME writer suggests that it's thanks to the influence of Britain's music press.
Yearning for youth does Madonna no favours.
The Brits was a mega-show, falling apart at the seams
Two awards each for Adele and Ed Sheeran.
Paul Weller says his new album is groundbreaking. Kate Mossman’s not so sure.
The singer’s unpolished manner is what makes her such a delight.
What was it about Houston's voice that reached beyond the emotional confines of her records?
Long may such freedom of speech continue.
Adele thanks "doctors who brought my voice back" as she takes home six Grammys.