The Critics

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

Two timely dramatisations of espionage in the Middle East

A major Paris exhibition highlights timeless themes of the Finnish artist’s ouvre

Sarah Lucas and the sexual revolution that wasn’t

A delightful display of portraiture at the National Gallery

A theatrical biography of a life saver