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L'École des femmes review - MeToo times add bite to Molière comedy

20 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Available online A controlling fool in love comes across more like a sexual predator in this engagingly perceptive Stéphane Braunschweig production for France's Théâtre de...
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A room with a review: critics on the art of home working

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

For those who write about culture for a living, working from home is a way of life. Pre-lockdown, the Observer's film, art, dance, architecture and theatre critics discussed...
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Inspiring culture: 50 works that changed our critics' lives

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The Observer's reviewers select the shows, recordings, films, buildings and paintings that have shaped their love of the arts Culture special: Rachel Cooke on criticism in 2020
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There's a Baby Shark song about washing your hands and it's going to drive parents mad in coronavirus lockdown

1 day ago   |   Metro

Parents, we're so sorry for the pain we're about to inflict upon you. But we promise it's for a good cause. Baby Shark - you know, that character responsible for getting ‘baby...
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Germany has a remarkably low coronavirus death rate - thanks largely to mass testing, but also culture, luck, and an impressive healthcare system

Germany has a remarkably low coronavirus death rate - thanks largely to mass testing, but also culture, luck, and an impressive healthcare system

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Germany's death rate from the coronavirus is substantially lower than that seen in Italy, Spain, and the UK. 49,603 Germans had tested positive for the coronavirus as of March...
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Three weeks of lockdown in Italy has given us vital perspective - and crumbs of comfort

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

With scarce resources instilling a spirit of togetherness, Italians have quickly learned to cherish what we once took for granted Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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Bubble review - Facebook furore is perfect fit for lockdown era

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Available online This experimental piece plays out in comment threads delivered direct to camera and raises important questions about theatre on the internet It's an odd bit of...
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All Points East becomes latest festival to get cancelled amid coronavirus crisis

All Points East becomes latest festival to get cancelled amid coronavirus crisis

2 days ago   |   Metro

All Points East festival has been cancelled amid the coronavirus crisis All Points East festival has been cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers have decided...
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Mark Blum, star of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan', dies from coronavirus

Mark Blum, star of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan', dies from coronavirus

2 days ago   |   NME   |   4 articles

Mark Blum, the broadway actor and star of the movie Desperately Seeking Susan , has died due to complications from the coronavirus. He was 69. News of his death was shared by...
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The Londoner: Comics laugh off plans to stage Edinburgh Fringe

2 days ago   |   Evening Standard

Cancel Edinburgh Fringe, say comedians | Beard growing tips | Peston on his language slip | Famous folk piping in lock down | A politician gets love - a first?
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Country singer Joe Diffie dies from coronavirus aged 61

Country singer Joe Diffie dies from coronavirus aged 61

Joe Diffie passed away from the coronavirus Country singer Joe Diffie has died aged 61 from complications related to the coronavirus . The 90s music icon went public with his... Read more ...

Tiger King: Band Joe Exotic paid to fake country music career hope for...

Tiger King: Band Joe Exotic paid to fake country music career hope for record deal after documentary success

The band behind Joe's music is hoping the series will be their big break Tiger King's Joe Exotic was definitely many things - but he wasn't a singer, despite the amount of... Read more ...

Duchess Kate shows off her incredible book collection in rare picture taken...

Duchess Kate shows off her incredible book collection in rare picture taken inside her Kensington Palace home

On Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge lent their support to a Public Health... Read more ...

All My Children star John Callahan dies suddenly at 66 after stroke

All My Children star John Callahan dies suddenly at 66 after stroke

John Callahan, best known for his role as Edmund Grey in American soap opera All My Children, died suddenly today after suffering a stroke at his California home Read more ...

Olly Murs shows off his bulge and hangs off ceiling to wake up his girlfriend

Olly Murs shows off his bulge and hangs off ceiling to wake up his girlfriend

Olly Murs gave his girlfriend Amelia a rude awakening as he blasted music, danced around in his tight pants and jumped on the bed Read more ...

‘I Didn't Have A Life': AJ Pritchard Says It Was A ‘Relief' To Quit Strictly...

‘I Didn't Have A Life': AJ Pritchard Says It Was A ‘Relief' To Quit Strictly Come Dancing

AJ Pritchard has said it was a “relief” to quit Strictly Come Dancing. Earlier this week, the 25-year-old announced he was leaving the BBC dance show after five years. The... Read more ...

Theatres and art spaces go digital in effort to deal with coronavirus crisis...

Theatres and art spaces go digital in effort to deal with coronavirus crisis in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's arts and culture community is moving online to adapt to the enforced closure of theatres, concert venues, museums and art galleries by the Covid-19 crisis. Read more ...

Opera singer Placido Domingo, 79, is hospitalized in Mexico after testing...

Opera singer Placido Domingo, 79, is hospitalized in Mexico after testing positive for coronavirus

Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo was in stable condition in Acapulco, Mexico Sunday and will 'remain in the hospital as long as the doctors find it necessary' for a full... Read more ...

MVRDV designs "urban living room" with stacked plateaus for Shenzhen

MVRDV designs "urban living room" with stacked plateaus for Shenzhen

Dutch architecture studio MVRDV 's mixed-use Shenzhen Terraces development will be built at the Shimao ShenKong International Centre in Shenzhen . The development will contain... Read more ...

When is Little Nightmares 2 released? What's it about? Is there a trailer?

When is Little Nightmares 2 released? What's it about? Is there a trailer?

Little Nightmares proved to be a hidden indie gem when it launched with 2017, mixing a dark horror-themed setting, adorable art design and addictive puzzle-platforming to... Read more ...