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Painting is back in the frame … and the rising stars are mostly women
Two decades after Damien Hirst’s pickled cow, young artists have returned to traditional pigment on canvas

Richard Brooks

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Elite v plebs’: the Oxford rivalries of boys who would never grow up to be men
A feud at Balliol College ended for ever when all five involved died in the first world war. Now the tale is to be told on the London stage

Richard Brooks

26, Sep, 2021 @7:45 AM

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‘Bloody difficult women’: Brexit play hits the London stage
Theresa May and pro-EU campaigner Gina Miller are key characters in a new drama about Britain’s battle over Europe

Richard Brooks

07, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Publication delayed of epic history book amended after being called ‘too white’
Richard Cohen’s work, revised after criticism of its viewpoint, will not be published this week after a new row over its title

Richard Brooks

19, Jun, 2021 @6:20 PM

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Who’s missing? Top author stirs anger with ‘too white’ history
Richard Cohen’s new book, which has reportedly been dropped by his US publisher despite extensive additions, is still set for British release next month

Richard Brooks

16, May, 2021 @5:15 AM

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Diana, Bashir, and that TV interview: now Panorama investigates itself
Special programme investigates if the broadcaster ignored the way controversial reporter landed scoop

Richard Brooks

25, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Patricia Highsmith: the ‘Jew-hater’ who took Jewish women as lovers
A biography of the author by Richard Bradford explores the paradox at the heart of her life

Richard Brooks

17, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Who will lead the BBC on the other side of the virus crisis? | Richard Brooks
Meanwhile, with the West End in lockdown, theatre streaming services are in the spotlight

Richard Brooks

22, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Tunnel 29 to get the Chernobyl TV treatment
The hit Radio 4 podcast is now hot TV property

Richard Brooks

15, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Can Galway fare better than Derry as a capital of culture?
Galway 2020 gets off to a suitably stormy start. Plus, the home-improving power of Parasite

Richard Brooks

08, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The Lords will be leaping to save the BBC. But will a Tory join the debate?
The House of Lords debate on saving the Beeb is currently a Tory-free zone. Plus, the former lives of Glenda Jackson and Brenda Blethyn

Richard Brooks

01, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Mary Beard blocked by No 10 as British Museum trustee 'for pro-Europe views'
Classicist’s pro-Remain stance led to Downing Street ‘veto’ – but a trustee place is now to be offered regardless

Richard Brooks

01, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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