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BRITS OVER BROADWAY

Short Read: this autumn, several London shows are hopping the pond to America. Isabel Lloyd chooses the highlights read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsIsabel Lloydseptember/october 2014theatreTHIS SEASON

THREE CITIES, PLENTY TO TALK ABOUT

Short Read: for his pick of the talks, Anthony Gardner recommends a season of debates by Intelligence Squared in London, New York and Sydney read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Anthony GardnerArtslondonnew yorkseptember/october 2014SydneyTalksTHIS SEASON

THE ANTI-CHAMELEON

At the Cinema Special: Philip Seymour Hoffman left behind one last great performance, in “A Most Wanted Man”. Tom Shone shows how he fits into a long line of film stars who have done two things extremely well read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsAt the CinemaculturefilmHOLLYWOODmoviesTom Shone

LEONARD COHEN'S HALL OF FAME

Visual CV: a late starter in music, he has made up for it with a blazing Indian summer. And now he is 80. Tim de Lisle traces the arc of a songwriter’s songwriter read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsMUSICseptember/october 2014Tim de Lislevisual cv

THE THINKING MAN'S LAIR

Landscapes of the Mind: Sherlock’s home is so vividly depicted, it lures Robert Macfarlane out of the open air read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbooksLandscapes of the mindRobert Macfarlaneseptember/october 2014

A STEADY OLD HAND AT THE MET

Short Read: for his classical-music highlight Michael Church picks Richard Eyre's gentle update of "The Marriage of Figaro" in New York read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsMichael Churchoperaseptember/october 2014THIS SEASON

REINVENTING THE ROCK DOC

Short Read: for his cinema highlight, Nicholas Barber picks a film featuring Nick Cave that coasts between fiction and fact read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsfilmmoviesNicholas BarberTHIS SEASON

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