Beatrix Potter

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Olivia Laing: ‘I’m sorry, but Jane Eyre is a horrendous little hysteric’
The British writer on discovering Barthes, channelling Burroughs and appreciating the talents of Patricia Highsmith’s Mr Ripley

Olivia Laing

25, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Cosmic Stonehenge secrets, Ai Weiwei looks back, and gay sex 11,000 years ago – the week in art
The British Museum introduces Europe’s earliest ancestors, the activist artist sits his work next to Chinese antiquities and LGBT+ history month begins with the deep human past – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

11, Feb, 2022 @11:15 AM

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Peter Rabbit 2: the Runaway review – amusingly self-aware sequel
Our vegetable-stealing hero appears to be in on the joke in this at times thoroughly inventive follow-up

Wendy Ide

23, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Peter Rabbit 2 review – James Corden’s unfunny bunny scampers back
Voiced by Corden, Peter tumbles into a life of crime in a part-animated caper that’s occasionally cute but mostly bland

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Playwright Mark Ravenhill: why I took up ballet after my mum died
He tried dance to cope with grief – and found himself in a class with ‘25 mostly retired ladies’. It all fed into a new play, about his mother, his childhood and his obsession with Jemima Puddle-Duck

Chris Wiegand

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The week in TV: Bridgerton; Motherland; Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse and more
Netflix’s new costume drama was wonderfully preposterous – plus, when the father of Matilda met the mother of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle

Barbara Ellen

27, Dec, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Comic capers in Bologna, magic mushrooms and farewell to the fridge | Rachel Cooke
Continuing our new series, our writer reflects on the beauty and intelligence of graphic novels

Rachel Cooke

23, Feb, 2020 @7:14 AM

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The Tailor of Gloucester review – tabby triumphs in custom-made show
Brightly designed, this jaunty version of Beatrix Potter’s seasonal tale boasts a scene-stealing Simpkin the cat

Chris Wiegand

10, Dec, 2019 @6:24 PM

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Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top house, the Lakes: ‘It feels like a game of Potter I-spy’ – review
Delve into the world of natural wonders that inspired the author and explore her home on a Lake District family day out

Claire Potter

01, Jun, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Peter Rabbit review – unfunny bunny
James Corden and co bring nothing to the carrot patch in this crass take on the Beatrix Potter classic

Simran Hans

18, Mar, 2018 @7:50 AM

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Peter Rabbit review – in a hole with James Corden's unfunny bunny
This attempt to turn Beatrix Potter’s creation into a sassy, low-grade British Bugs – voiced by Corden – is cynical and tiresome

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Beatrix Potter would not have liked Peter Rabbit film - biographer
Sony adaptation in which James Corden is voice of bullying rabbit would have appalled author

Alison Flood

09, Mar, 2018 @10:40 AM

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