The restaging of an innovative production of Rigoletto could do with an update, says YVONNE LYSANDROU
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
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Coming Down Again by Joobin Bekhrad(Matador £8.99)
JOOBIN BEKHRAD’S debut novel provides a first-person insight into the life of many young teenagers living in the Iranian capital in recent times.
JANE CLINTON reports on a new play about pioneering women who campaigned for a public lavatory in London — and won
Tuesday 7th Feb 2017
Son Volt Notes of Blue(Transmit Sound)4/5
SETTING up Son Volt after his first band — alt-country pioneers Uncle Tupelo — folded in 1994, St Louis-based singer-songwriter Jay Farrar has...
ROB WELLS recommends Ann Pettifor’s insightful deconstruction of how the financial system works for the elite — and how that could be changed
Monday 6th Feb 2017
The Great Brexit Swindleby TJ Coles(Clairview, £10)
THE theme of this book is that the mega-rich hedge fund managers and global traders who hold the whip hand in the Conservative Party bankrolled the move towards...
The American War in Vietnam: Crime or Commemoration?by John Marciano(Monthly Review Press, £14.65)
FOR the past few decades, an unholy alliance of politicians, generals, journalists and academics have spent unlimited...
‘WAT TYLER’ tells Steve Sweeney what motivates Art Against Blacklisting’s subversive work
Saturday 4th Feb 2017
La BohemeMillennium Centre, Cardiff/Touring4/5
STARTING the year with a season of operas on the theme of Love’s Poisoned Chalice, Welsh National Opera deliver a ravishing production of Giacomo Puccini’s...
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come