The Critics

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

The Boys from the Blackstuff hit the stage in Liverpool

The role of the war film in British cinema