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Joe, directed by David Gordon Green

Nicolas Cage and Tye Sheridan stand out in a compelling tale of torment and redemption, says Duncan Wu

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Mad, bad and dangerous to know: TV’s anti-heroes Subscription

17 July 2014

From Walter White to Dexter Morgan, what lies behind our fascination with imperfect heroes? asks Murray Smith

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  • Stage whispers: Joan LittlewoodSubscription

    21 August 2014

    When Liz Schafer interviewed the Oh! What A Lovely War director, she was bowled over by her passionate and indiscreet insights into her life in theatre

  • The Valley of Astonishment, Young Vic, LondonSubscription

    19 June 2014

    Peter Brook’s play about synaesthesia delights Matthew Reisz with its blend of philosophical themes and Shakespearean comedy

  • The Malcontent, by John MarstonSubscription

    10 April 2014

    By using ‘children’ in adult roles the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse both challenges the audience and returns to original practice

  • Review: The Duchess of MalfiSubscription

    16 January 2014

    Physical aspects of a new theatre both add to and detract from a convincingly chilling tale of sororicide, attests Liz Schafer

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  • North of one, south of the otherSubscription

    4 September 2014

    Identity in the English-Scottish border region is a fluid concept that cannot be defined by nationality, says Ysanne Holt

  • Sheridan Le Fanu: 200 years of literary blood and terrorismSubscription

    28 August 2014

    On the bicentenary of the Irish writer’s birth, Bill McCormack weighs his preoccupation with family, guilt, dualism and the disappeared

  • The sound of gentrificationSubscription

    14 August 2014

    Expensive food, fancy glamping and questionable hats: from Sonisphere, Emma Rees reflects on 27 years of music festivals

  • To cut a long story shortSubscription

    20 March 2014

    The new MMU Novella Award will champion a form that continues to defy definition but which, says Robert Graham, prose fiction writers love

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