The Critics

Robert Thicknesse on the woes of modern, British opera

In today’s pop world trauma is an asset

Out with the old, in with the new: Michael Prodger on art collection trends

Christopher Silvester on films of faith and the canonisation of three children’s divine visions

Zemlinsky’s music is arresting and his ideas fertile and diverse, but he often goes unnoticed

The Widow is intelligent television that probes the dark side of the international aid industry

What is the direction of theatre for the next season?

Amongst the dearth of decent BBC Radio content, “Start the Week” is outstanding

Swift’s latest project is even more interesting than the imaginary motherhood album she pinned her hopes on

Over these past months, one has lost count of the number of humble showbiz folk selflessly going to the trouble of taking photos/videos of themselves being jabbed