Culture

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David Hare pens furious poem about Boris Johnson’s handling of pandemic
Exasperated satirical poem pours scorn on PM described as ‘dogmeat wrapped in the union flag’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

19, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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That’s not all folks: why is there so much animated TV for adults?
Adult humour in cartoons was once virtually unheard of – now, animated TV is saturated with grown-up jokes

Graeme Virtue

19, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘Creativity is essential’: artist-designed supermarket to open in London
Product packaging created by artists for UK’s Design Museum aims to showcase importance of creativity

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

19, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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David Boston obituary
Director of the Horniman museum in London for 28 years who fought hard to guarantee its future

Maev Kennedy

18, Apr, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Helen McCrory told family to be brave about her death, says Damian Lewis
The actor, who died at age 52, had kept her cancer private and told her children she’d lived the life she wanted

Matthew Weaver

18, Apr, 2021 @12:45 PM

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Simone Lia: The Artist – cartoon
He’s made a new painting. Apparently it’s brilliant…

Simone Lia

18, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Helen McCrory swore friends to secrecy about cancer diagnosis
Actor did not want her professional or charitable work overshadowed by illness in final weeks, says friend

Nadeem Badshah

17, Apr, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Helen McCrory remembered: ‘She had a brightness about her. She was a star’
Richard Eyre, the National Theatre director who cast the actor in some of her earliest roles, pays tribute to her after her death

Richard Eyre

17, Apr, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Drive-in cinemas and Covid-compliant hedonism: welcome to 2021’s summer of arts
As rules begin to relax and venues start to open, the arts industry is preparing for a season like no other

Sam Wolfson

17, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Art, gigs, theatre: 100 must-see events to book as Britain reopens
From David Hockney to Die Walküre, Sindhu Vee to The Suicide Squad – here’s the best cultural events to book this summer

Rachel Aroesti, Andrew Clements, Leonie Cooper, John Fordham, Steve Rose, Skye Sherwin & Chris Wiegand

17, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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If Neighbours racism allegations happened in US there would be ‘swift’ repercussions, Remy Hii says
TV production house Fremantle Media to launch legal investigation as the union moves to force cultural change

Kelly Burke

16, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Joanna Murray-Smith on ‘fixing’ her best-known play Honour: ‘You have to make a judgment call’
The Melbourne playwright discovered that when it comes to gender equality, some things never change

Kelly Burke

16, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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