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 Woody Allen redux?2012-01-10 17:49:00
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262 'Mile 54' by Amy Waldman2011-12-30 22:00:00
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263 Margin Call and the financial thriller2011-12-16 16:24:00
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264 Interactive theatre and the role of the audience2011-12-09 18:43:00
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265 Enough Hamlet?2011-11-18 18:13:00
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266 Postmodernism: what's not to like?2011-09-20 11:50:00
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267 Ken Loach on political filmmaking2011-09-06 17:15:00
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268 The late, great Amy Winehouse2011-07-29 16:15:00
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269 Is this a golden age for children’s theatre?2011-07-19 15:20:00
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Is this a golden age for children’s theatre?

War Horse has just won five Tony Awards; last year the RSC put on an acclaimed production of Matilda; and now Punchdrunk are staging their first show for children, The Crash of the Elysium. Is children’s theatre on the up – or is it still the poor relation of “proper” theatre? Where is the new writing among the successful adaptations? And what are the best shows on in Britain this summer holiday? Jan Dalley puts these questions to Tony Graham, artistic director of London’s Unicorn Theatre, Sarah Hemming, FT theatre critic, and Neville Hawcock, deputy arts editor – as well as to four budding young critics. Produced by Griselda Murray Brown…read more

270 Edinburgh Festival 2011 Preview2011-07-15 16:49:00
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271 Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life2011-07-07 16:45:00
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272 Pop festivals, retromania and the iCloud2011-06-12 16:00:00
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273 Venice Biennale preview2011-05-25 15:02:00
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274 3D or not 3D?2011-04-01 14:46:00
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275 Musicals: serious art or just plain silly?2011-03-01 15:45:00
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276 Oscars 2011 preview2011-02-25 15:35:00
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277 Anna Nicole: the opera2011-02-18 18:10:00
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278 Brit Awards preview2011-02-14
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279 Sky Atlantic, Boardwalk Empire and the state of TV drama2011-01-28 17:09:00
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280 Classical ballet and contemporary dance2011-01-14 19:16:00
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