Cultural Capital
06 August 2010
The British public, long used to arbitrating on the presence or otherwise of Talent and X Factor, has now been given a...
Cultural Capital
09 July 2010
David Hirson's La Bête opens this week at the Comedy Theatre, with a fantasy line-up of Mark Rylance, David Hyde Pierce...
Cultural Capital
30 June 2010
LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre) regrouped across the capital for the first time in nine years last week...
Cultural Capital
23 June 2010
The People have spoken: the same People who brought us Jedward, and the "Cleggeron", this year awarded Wicked...
Cultural Capital
16 June 2010
Think of Sweden and hip-hop is probably not what springs to mind. It's a bit like the Germans turning their hands to...
Cultural Capital
26 May 2010
Brighton: a byword for the dirty weekend. Even my B&B offered a "love hamper" alongside the usual extras...
Cultural Capital
19 May 2010
Cultural snobs might think that Lewisham and Shakespeare make queer bedfellows: more a case of what blighter through...
Cultural Capital
12 May 2010
Fond as I am of London's Barbican Centre, I can never seem to find my way out, or indeed sometimes the way in. So it...
Cultural Capital
10 May 2010
The play's the thing: as politicians stayed up way past bedtime on 6 May, a group of playwrights were also pulling an...
Cultural Capital
05 May 2010
It was the Sun wot wrote it! Or in this case, the Sun's Whitehall editor, Clodagh Hartley, with her accomplice John...
Cultural Capital
28 April 2010
Hoodie with a heart, tart with same, and plucky granny: at first glance the character list of Mrs Reynolds and the...
Cultural Capital
21 April 2010
If David Cameron is the devil we don't know, does Laura Wade's Posh, which opened last week at the Royal Court Theatre...
Cultural Capital
15 April 2010
Ah, Paris! The city where the size of your dog is inversely proportionate to the size of your purse. Le Marais, (or...
Cultural Capital
08 April 2010
Theatre is a happily apt mode for examining the rise and fall of Enron. Actors are a dissembling bunch by trade, and...
Cultural Capital
01 April 2010
In last week's issue of the New Statesman (29 March), Andrew Billen reviewed Dennis Kelly's new play The Gods Weep, in...

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