"I was distracted by the density of references to specific brands, cuts of clothes, and dialogue plucked from the movies – 'capeesh?'"
Picasso was here, Matisse, Chagall. It was the hot spot for a postwar jet set. Good food, a sunny terrace and art heists – welcome to La Colombe d’Or
"These charismatic spaces often attract high-profile actors and directors"
"I was in London in the summer of 1980 and I was 15 and people were dressing as pirates"
"It’s possible that it would be a better play if there were no angels in Angels in America"
George Reynolds explains why Tom Hardy, Taboo and its filthy depiction of London in the 1800s make for the most compelling TV he’s seen in quite some time
It was the worst of times. Yes, definitely the worst of times. But what was the best literature in another otherwise abysmal year?
Dark and comedic, Doomocracy comes to deepest Brooklyn
"Throw in some shit puns and the odd murderous glint from definite Brexiteer Mary Berry, and you've got a mystifyingly popular TV juggernaut"