PETER LAZENBY recommends a richly illustrated book that combines a wealth of fact with engaging narrative
Monday 27th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Indefensible – Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade
by Paul Holden et al (Zed Books, £9.99)
Moral objections to the arms industry are often discounted because of its apparently essential role in national security,...
21st century poetry with Andy Croft
Attila the Stockbroker
Saturday 25th Feb 2017
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
LYNNE WALSH finds 30-year-old play themes just as relevant today
Jody Porter interviews Chris Guiton and Mike Quille, co-editors of the online magazine Culture Matters
ALAN FRANK recommends a claustrophobic film with mesmerising performances
Friday 24th Feb 2017
A Cure for Wellness (18) Directed by Gore Verbinski 4/5
Once upon a time, notably in the heyday of Hammer Films, the cinematic home of Gothic horror was darkest Transylvania.
Here, director and cowriter (with Justin Haythe, from the latter’s...
The truth behind this international trade deal, as told by this play, is so disturbing it deserves to be widely seen, believes MAYER WAKEFIELD
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017