An interview with Conor Patrick, author of Goodbye Crocodile

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The London Magazine interviews Conor Patrick ahead of his debut collection, Goodbye Crocodile, being published. What was it that first got you into writing? It’s hard to...

The Daylight Comes With Me by John Darwin

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Leave the world alone and close the door, seal this room from everything outside, nothing else exists but these four walls; we have eight hours and five...

David Bowie Is at the V&A

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The ‘David Bowie Is’, currently on at the V&A until mid-August. I went to the late show on a Friday after work, a stone’s...

An Interview with David Henry Hwang

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The London Magazine interviews David H. Hwang, as his Obie Award-winning Pulitzer prize finalist play Yellow Face comes to Finsbury's new 'Park Theatre', showing now until...

Audrey Niffenegger at the Southbank Centre

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I was lucky enough to be in the audience of Audrey Niffenegger’s talk on Monday 27th May. Here, she talked openly to the audience...

The Man Who Died Twice by Alexandra Maher

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A fan-fiction crossover piece combining Julian Fellowes’ Downton Abbey and Agatha Christie’s Poirot. Set in the Christmas of 1920, as the episode preceding the...
Image from film set of Il Divo

The Problem with Paolo Sorrentino by George Hull

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The work of Neapolitan director Paolo Sorrentino combines a compelling visual style with a unique sensitivity for psychological subtleties. The five feature-length films he...

The Veil by Manash Bhattacharjee

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She walks past the wave Of curious glances An apparition eluding Light and desire Everything she hides from Trembles in her body She remembers the lures In every street But no street...
SYRIA by Ghayth Armanazi

SYRIA by Ghayth Armanazi

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SUFFER THE COUNTRY   Suffer the curled up corpses of the tortured Suffer the cluttered ranks of the bound and the beaten Suffer the pleading eyes of those...

Child of Vengeance by David Kirk

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Excerpt from Chapter One The battle was over, but still Kazuteru ran. He had duty to fulfil. The young samurai ignored the howling of his...

Child of Vengeance by David Kirk

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Excerpt from Chapter One   The battle was over, but still Kazuteru ran. He had duty to fulfil. The young samurai ignored the howling of his...
Poet in Delhi

Poet in Delhi by Manash Bhattacharjee

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Can you rinse away this city that lasts like blood on the bitten tongue? ~ Agha Shahid Ali Delhi, where parrots lift the weight of tombs, poets offer daggers to deepen...

The Modern Eye – Edvard Munch exhibition at Tate Modern

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‘Without anxiety and sickness I would have been a rudderless ship…’ – E. Munch At any given time of the year, somewhere on the continent, there...

Fragment of the Fringe: a Reflection. By Oliver Wood

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The fringe, so say the mummers, has become over-commercialised in recent years. Too many agents, too much spin, a lack of government support, not...

Men at Work

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Holland Park Opera: Tchaikovsky, Yevgeny Onegin and Verdi, Falstaff The Merry Wives of Windsor is a very dull play indeed. We can be grateful for...
The Fear of Breathing

The Fear of Breathing. By James Denselow

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Over sixteen months into the unrest in Syria a true picture of events on the ground is still hard to ascertain. This is partly...

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