Sunday links

23rd April 2017

Although I am posting more links on weekdays, Sunday is the day for a miscellany, which is what I offer here with thanks to those who alerted me to many. • The real madman: Masha Gessen on Putin and Tr*mp more

5 x 5 No 3: Louise’s list

30th December 2016

For the end of the annus horribilis of 2016, here is our third list of five cultural highlights from the past year. Each of the five of us at Illuminations has chosen five things, whether movies, television series, books, exhibitions or whatever, more

Fifty years on

2nd November 2013

Far be it from me to rain on the National Theatre's fiftieth birthday parade, but allow me to make a few slightly-less-than-gushing remarks about the recent two-part Arena documentary and tonight's compilation album of extracts. (The two films are on more