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THE HISTORY MEN

The NT at 50: Irving Wardle, who witnessed its birth pangs, shows how the National Theatre turned a series of crises into some great drama read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsDramaIrving WardlememoirNational TheatreNovember/December 2013theatre

FROM THE HAGUE—15 TREATS

Short Read: Olivia Weinberg's pick of the exhibitions is a rare chance for New Yorkers to peek into a golden age read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsExhibitionsOlivia WeinbergSeptember/October 2013THIS SEASON

A SOUND MADE FOR FURY

Mood music: short, sharp, often sulky, rock songs are good at anger. Charlie McCann tracks down some fierce excellence read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsCharlie McCannMood MusicMUSIC

TRAPPED IN AN INVISIBLE KINGDOM

Found in Translation: Liao Yiwu was brutally imprisoned for his poem about Tiananmen Square. Simon Willis reads his memoir read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureFound in translationSeptember/October 2013Simon Willis

CLAIRE DANES'S HOME RUN

Hollywood doesn’t always know what to do with her, but television does. Antonia Quirke picks Claire Danes’s most telling roles read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Antonia QuirkeArtsculturefilmmoviesSeptember/October 2013TELEVISIONvisual cv

RAFE SPALL'S BROADWAY MISSION

Short Read: for her theatre highlight, Isabel Lloyd picks the man tasked with seeing off Daniel Craig read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsIsabel LloydSeptember/October 2013theatreTHIS SEASON

CATE FOR BEST ACTRESS

Her performance in Woody Allen's new film gives Cate Blanchett a clear shot at her second Oscar. Robert Butler bets on it read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsCate BlanchettmoviesOscarsRobert Butler

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