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Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
Could giving the political debating chamber an extreme makeover make our MPs behave less boorishly?
The BBC’s Middle East editor on John Kerry striking the wrong tone over Ukraine, and remembering the Aleppo souks.
The musician’s heart-wrenching memoir of his parents’ long, unhappy marriage.
Peter Gill’s epic, often brilliant but finally unsatisfactory three-hour play about the 1919 peace conference.
Race relations in modern-day France.
The inhibitions of adulthood mask creativity. No wonder grown-ups love movies about kids.
Kate Mossman meets the riot mom and wife of Josh Homme, whose sound is a unique brand of domestic hardcore.
Three concurrent London exhibitions showcase work past and present by the East German born neo-expressionist.
A provocative new exploration of ethnicity vs success in modern America by the authors of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
The US-born artist had talent to burn and a weakness for showmanship.
Despite the laborious chronology, Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughy, as the two detectives, will keep you watching.
Hosts Shaun Keaveny and Craig Charles were left a bit lost for words.
Anderson’s style became paralysed around the time of The Royal Tenenbaums and this is no exception.
At London Zoo, Jumbo was assumed into the British imagination as a gentle giant.
Mainstream media have, until recently, been hostile to geeks – who have been hostile back. How do we break the cycle?
The appliance hasn’t worked since the days of Callaghan but provides an excellent receptacle for reading matter.
The dark underworld of West Yorkshire rhubarb forcing.
Cinemas warn you to put your mobile phones on silent but say nothing about the clash of jaws or the gargling of gullets.
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