The Critics

Robin Hood marked the beginning of a steep decline for the much-loved brand

The triumph of Michael Palin’s Book of the Week and the tragedy of Radio 4 comedy

Jephtha, Royal Opera House

La traviata, ENO, Coliseum

The decline of Sir John Lavery’s reputation was undeserved

This year’s exhibition offers a diversity of style if not of ideology

On a performance in three dimensions for all five senses

Why opera needs fictional dead women

Make-Up gig is a matter of performance

The legacy left by art collector and novelist Hugh Walpole