Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
16 May 2016

Eurovision: Russia wasn’t robbed

Too many are reading too much into Ukraine’s Eurovision victory.

22 April 2016

Prince, pop’s genius

His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.

22 April 2016

Don Quixote: birth and death of the novel

Cervantes’ classic was the first postmodern novel. Pity it wasn't the last too.

8 April 2016

Ian McEwan is right about trans consumerism

Pick’n’mix genderfluidity springs from the cult of consumerism.

7 April 2016

The Archers: fiction or propaganda?

Someone should tell the producers that soaps are meant to entertain, not ‘raise awareness’.

1 April 2016

Hi-Rise: a social breakdown with style

Ben Wheatley brings JG Ballard’s 1970s toffs-v-plebs dystopia to fabulous-looking life.

21 March 2016

Barry Hines: evoking an era of possibility

A Kestrel for a Knave is a tribute to working-class aspiration.

18 March 2016

In praise of CLR James

A challenging new biopic reveals a tireless, fearless revolutionary.

9 March 2016

Policing punchlines

A comedian is on trial in Canada for telling a cruel joke. Get angry.