Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on off er in the weeks to come
Saturday 2nd Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
MARIA DUARTE recommends a tale of passion in a bleak northern setting
Friday 1st Sep 2017
The Limehouse Golem (15)
Directed by Juan Carlos Medina
NOW that Jack the Ripper’s been done to death in cinema and on TV, what’s next for shock-film addicts seeking out mass-murder gore fests set in...
Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Thursday 31st Aug 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
CHRIS BARTTER’S Edinburgh trail starts with a quirky songwriter and ends with a session on the state of the arts with the Labour leader
To Kill the President is a timely Washington-based political thriller, says IAN SINCLAIR, but its Achilles heel is its author’s slavish brown-nosing of US politicos and their world views
INDIE PURCELL finds laughs aplenty in this 50th anniversary edition of Loot
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
Second of Spring
What a contrast. In their press photo, all-women Australian five-piece Beaches look very approachable and the band’s name is partly...
Dance and Politics: Moving Beyond Boundaries
by Dana Mills
(Manchester University Press, £14.99)
FROM Josephine Baker subverting stereotypes with her “banana dance,” to the Conservatives cracking...
CHRIS BARTTER reviews comedy and music at the Edinburgh Festival
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017