The Critics

A new Netflix release has been trailed as a masterpiece, with myriad claims to Oscar recognition, says Christopher Silvester

Digital theatre is now beginning to offer stalls-starved audiences the kind of quality work they would have queued to see live

Michael Prodger on the artists who make huge sums for painting the US flag

How do you love a song you disagree with?

Opera has treated the subject of cancelling the pleasures of others in some depth

New music was not officially muted in the Soviet Union. It just got left at home, says Norman Lebrecht

I struggle to think of a more glorious spectacle than the sight of Sean flashing that winning smile

The Old Vic shows the way

A new series shows Britain sliding into authoritarianism. Sound familiar?