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Ben Hur

You might imagine any attempt to send up a biblical epic - especially one about a character who just happened to live at the same time as Christ - wou...
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Dark Tourism

I must admit, I came to this expecting a savage indictment of sex tourism in the Far East. But no, the title is purely metaphorical, and if there are ...
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A Brimful of Asha

This past week has seen escalating tensions in the disputed territory of Kashmir. We’re very fortunate to have with us live via satellite both the Pri...
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The Promise

Plenty is perhaps not the first word that comes to mind when thinking of the Soviet Union in the 1940s and 50s, but Alexei Abruzov’s “The Promise” doe...
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Flare Path

As Rattigan was to write six years later at the end of The Browning Version, “occasionally an anti-climax can be surprisingly effective”. The genius o...
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Dear Lupin

Dear Lupin’s stage adaptation of Roger Mortimer’s letters tells the story of a loving father and the struggles of coping with his wayward son. They pl...