Cultural Capital
21 April 2011
Mike Leigh's Ecstasy comes to the West End on a surge of praise and goodwill from critics and punters alike. It's just...
Cultural Capital
13 April 2011
Interfering in other people's countries, enslavement, despots and would-be despots - The Tempest could have been...
Culture
13 April 2011
Interfering in other people's countries, enslavement, despots and would-be despots - The Tempest could have been...
Cultural Capital
04 April 2011
In this week's issue of the New Statesman, editor Jason Cowley devotes the "Notes in the margin" column to...
Cultural Capital
25 March 2011
Terrence Rattigan went to considerable lengths to ensure the survival of Flare Path: when his WW2 bomber aircraft was...
Cultural Capital
17 March 2011
On Sunday, the winners of the Oliviers, "British theatre's most sought after awards" were announced. In an...
Cultural Capital
11 March 2011
Milton Keynes makes an oddly appropriate Elsinore. A triumph of top-down town-planning over the human spirit, that...
Cultural Capital
04 March 2011
Move over War Horse: the real deal is at Sadler's Wells this week in The Centaur and the Animal. Four horses, trained...
Cultural Capital
24 February 2011
"You can never have enough hats, bags and shoes" according to Ab Fab's Patsy, and recently Hilary Clinton has...
Cultural Capital
08 February 2011
To watch Big Fat Gypsy Weddings on Channel 4 is to be bombarded with big fat stats: wedding dresses that weigh 16 stone...
Cultural Capital
02 February 2011
Everything you thought you knew about mime is probably wrong. Robots, "adult" puppets, circus and animation...
Cultural Capital
27 January 2011
In Japan, an android recently made its stage debut, alongside a human actor; some might think Geminoid F's nuanced...
Cultural Capital
24 January 2011
Episodes, the latest episode of which airs tonight on BBC2 (10pm), is the latest Atlantic-straddling comedy to hit our...
Cultural Capital
20 January 2011
The Salad Days lovers sing "we said we wouldn't look back!" as they graduate from Oxford in 1954: already...
Cultural Capital
05 January 2011
With the snow long since turned to rain and the turkey breast curling at the corners, it seemed as good a time as any...

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