Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Art

Art

Penguin hunts and amputations: Antarctic account published in English

An account of four winters spent almost a century ago on the South Orkney Islands, a frozen, uninhabited archipelago north-east of Antarctica, has been published in English for the first time. Telling of everyday...

Star Wars director: 'hell yes' to a woman or person of colour directing franchise

The director of the latest Star Wars film has said it is “about time” a woman or person of colour was brought in to direct a film in the franchise. Rian Johnson, who...

Peaky Blinders recap – series 4, episode 5: The Duel

If I have one complaint about Peaky Blinders it’s that it could do with one more episode each season, in order to allow certain stories the time they need to breathe. Tonight’s penultimate...

Choose your own adventure – how tech is changing TV

At the start of the latest season of a hit TV detective series, interviews are taking place to find a new recruit to the murder squad. As the DCI grills the contenders, viewers...

Peter Kay cancels UK and Ireland tour over 'family circumstances'

Peter Kay has cancelled his tour of Britain and Ireland, which would have seen him perform more than 100 gigs, citing family circumstances. The comedian and actor had only announced the tour, which was...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review – an explosive thrill-ride of galactic proportions

An old hope. A new realism. An old anxiety. A new feeling that the Force might be used to channel erotic telepathy, and long-distance evil seduction. The excitingly and gigantically proportioned eighth film...

The 50 best TV shows of 2017: No 5 Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies, adapted from the novel by Liane Moriarty and transferred from New South Wales to Monterey in California, starts with kitchen envy, and a whole load of fun. Yummy mummies with...

Bollywood sexual harassment: actors speak out on Indian cinema's open secret

The casting director had one hand pressed to the phone at his ear; the other, according to a police complaint, he rested on Reena Saini’s thigh. “He was casting for TV serials,” Saini,...

Adrian Searle's top 10 art shows of 2017

A whole world unravelled, room after room, in this complex exhibition. Our hunger for images is insatiable and Tillmans gave us encounters with people, things, places, views, close-ups, emergencies, even the deconstructed machinery...

Old master paintings given to National Gallery by Dutch aristocrat

Four old master paintings left to the National Gallery by a Dutch aristocrat who died in 2015 will this week go on public display. The gallery described Baron Willem van Dedem’s bequest as a...

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Kingman in frame to lead audit watchdog probe

Sir John Kingman, the former Treasury mandarin, is being lined up to lead a review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) that could...