Caroline Crampton is assistant editor of the New Statesman. She writes a weekly podcast column.
Everyone agrees about everything. Almost.
A subversive semi-staging of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd brings the infamous barber back to London.
Caroline Crampton spends the day with James Rebanks, Twitter’s best-known shepherd and author of The Shepherd’s Life, and learns how he’s updating the centuries-old sheep-farming traditions of the Lake District for the modern day.
When is an orchestra not an orchestra? The way this policy defines it, northern brass bands and Scottish bagpipe groups will be excluded from the tax relief.
The writer of such “northern” hits as Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley explains why she finds such categorisation redundant.
The ex-foreign secretary has also resigned as chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee.
For over a decade now people have been making and listening to podcasts - it didn't all begin with Serial, you know.
Appearing at the Barbican with the BBC Singers and London Sinfonietta, the composer's hands seem to shape music out of thin air.
The candles are everything.
On Mozart 250 and Sarah Connolly in America.
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?