A new ten-part documentary sets itself up as the definitive account of the Vietnam War. It brings out new voices and footage, but obscures the truth
The author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold delivers a tightly written novel that’s perfectly tailored for his loyal fans, writes Simon Basketter
Constance Marcievicz and Eva Gore-Booth, the subjects of a new piece of fringe theatre, were remarkable figures of the political tumult of the early 20th Century in Ireland and England.
Reading this book triggered many personal memories, as an Egyptian teenage metalhead in Cairo in the 1990s. We would barter and trade metal cassettes, we would laugh over sensationalist media articles about “Satanists” invading Egypt.
Mother! apparently is in the Marmite category. You love it or hate it.
This documentary chronicles the life of veteran Labour MP Dennis Skinner, the “Beast of Bolsover”. Skinner has been an MP for 47 years. So in some ways this is an account of British politics for the past five decades.
It’s no secret that disabled film roles tend to be played by able-bodied actors.
Channel 4’s new series promises to go deeper than most adaptations into the cult science fiction writer’s nightmarish world, writes Ken Olende
Three months in, this new podcast is proving a reliably delightful source of short stories with a twist of fantasy.
After more than 14?years hidden beneath the streets of central London, Mail Rail—Royal Mail’s underground electric railway—is open
A working class white woman finds her voice through hip hop in a provocative new film that’s tipped for awards, writes Oisín Challen Flynn
Photographer Ceres spoke to Alistair Farrow about the influences behind his new book Hiraeth
London lyricist and musician Ghostpoet’s fourth album Dark Days and Canapes takes a more explicitly, and welcome, political direction than his previous work.
Rob Drummond’s new one-man play is supposed to be about the Scottish independence referendum.
Sope Dirisu, who takes the lead role in Royal Shakespeare Company’s Coriolanus this autumn, spoke to Lois Browne about a play debating power and the people
A new and ambitious EP from west London MC Akala looks at the history of black people’s oppression—and their resistance.
The racism that caused the 1967 Detroit riots is honestly documented in Kathryn Bigelow’s new film and makes painful viewing
For the first time ever three floors of the Photographers’ Gallery have been given to a single exhibition—and it does not disappoint.
As special effects catch up with the vision of filmmakers and directors, the plots of science fiction epics need to race to keep up, writes Ken Olende