FT Life of a Song

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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.

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FT Life of a Song

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261 Interactive theatre and the role of the audience2011-12-09 18:43:00
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262 Enough Hamlet?2011-11-18 18:13:00
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263 Postmodernism: what's not to like?2011-09-20 11:50:00
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264 Ken Loach on political filmmaking2011-09-06 17:15:00
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265 The late, great Amy Winehouse2011-07-29 16:15:00
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266 Is this a golden age for children’s theatre?2011-07-19 15:20:00
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267 Edinburgh Festival 2011 Preview2011-07-15 16:49:00
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Edinburgh Festival 2011 Preview

The Edinburgh Festival – the world’s largest arts festival – is really a collection of different festivals that take place across the Scottish capital every year throughout the month of August. There is the stately International Festival and the so-called “Fringe” festival – a more unruly, sprawling affair with a reputation for experimental theatre and bawdy stand-up. There’s also an acclaimed Book Festival, as well as an Art Festival and even a Festival of Spirituality and Peace. Jan Dalley, FT arts editor, turns her attention to the Edinburgh’s theatrical offerings. She is joined in the studio by Ian Shuttleworth, FT theatre critic, and Matt Trueman, theatre blogger and critic for Time Out. Produced by Griselda Murray Brown…read more

268 Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life2011-07-07 16:45:00
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269 Pop festivals, retromania and the iCloud2011-06-12 16:00:00
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270 Venice Biennale preview2011-05-25 15:02:00
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271 3D or not 3D?2011-04-01 14:46:00
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272 Musicals: serious art or just plain silly?2011-03-01 15:45:00
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273 Oscars 2011 preview2011-02-25 15:35:00
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274 Anna Nicole: the opera2011-02-18 18:10:00
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275 Brit Awards preview2011-02-14
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276 Sky Atlantic, Boardwalk Empire and the state of TV drama2011-01-28 17:09:00
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277 Classical ballet and contemporary dance2011-01-14 19:16:00
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278 Best pop music of 20102010-12-17 16:58:00
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279 Does farce matter?2010-12-10
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280 The artist as businessman2010-12-03
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