Culture

TOPSY-TURVY TOM

The Visual CV: in a career spanning half a century, Sir Tom Courtenay has gone from a new-wave warrior to a grand old man, via a fool or two (usually called Norman). Irving Wardle picks his best roles on stage and screen read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtscultureIrving WardleJanuary/February 2013visual cv

ART, FREEDOM AND COGNAC

Found in Translation: 50 years ago Vasily Grossman, author of "Life and Fate", spent two months in Armenia. Simon Willis finds it time well spent read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureFound in translationJanuary/February 2013Simon Willis

MORMON CONQUESTS

Gavin Creel (Elder Price) in The Book of Mormon. Photo by Joan Marcus - 3590r.jpg This Season: for her theatre highlight, Isabel Lloyd chooses a joyous new musical about America that has "bonkers specifics" read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsIsabel LloydJanuary/February 2013theatreTHIS SEASON

SHEER AMERICAN CRAGGINESS

lincoln.jpg At the Cinema: in Hollywood, physiognomy is destiny. Tom Shone sees fate in the gnarled faces of Spielberg's "Lincoln" read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsAt the CinemacultureJanuary/February 2013Tom Shone

DETOX WITH KURT SCHWITTERS

SchwittersProposal.jpg This Season: Olivia Weinberg picks the collages of a German painter, interned in Britain during the second world war read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsExhibitionsJanuary/February 2013Olivia WeinbergTHIS SEASON

A SMILING SHRUNKEN GODDESS

Corinium.jpg Authors on Museums: the poet Alice Oswald returns to Cirencester in search of a Roman nymph read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Alice OswaldArtsauthors on museumsJanuary/February 2013

GLOOMY, IN A GOOD WAY

I Am Kloot.jpg This Season: Tim de Lisle picks a new album from I Am Kloot, a Manchester band of sparkling glumness read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsJanuary/February 2013MUSICRockTHIS SEASONTim de Lisle

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