The Critics

Everything with The Beatles happened at double time, thrilling but draining too, says Sarah Ditum

For three days I listened to nothing but birdsong, marvelling at the variety and the volume

Lockdown tales from our showbusiness mole

A unique art exhibition awaits an audience

Staying frosty in plague times

A 1970s drama played on a nagging sense that modern life was fragile

Some of the shortcomings of the theatre turn to benefits in digital translation

When things are desperate, you don’t want to be the audience, you want to be the show

It’s the perfect medium for the End Times, unequalled in its devotion to doom