Category : Culture

Articles / Culture - 1 week ago

Don Letts: ‘Punk was a refuge from racism’

The DJ and musician, 64, on being black and British, finding a scene, and why punk’s not deadJamaican people love country and western. My first musical memory is sitting at home with my dad, listening to incarnations of what would become reggae on hi...

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Nixon in China review – a gripping human drama

Theatre Royal, GlasgowThe seismic 1972 meeting of Mao Zedong and Richard Nixon, as depicted in John Adams’s inspired 1987 opera, still resonates in Scottish Opera’s potent new stagingAsk a Chinese person, or one trusted to speak to tourists, about th...

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BBC broadcaster Simon Warr dies aged 65

Former teacher, who also appeared on Channel 4’s That’ll Teach ’Em, dies of cancerThe BBC broadcaster and former teacher Simon Warr has died from cancer aged 65 after announcing days ago he was in a hospice with a “very serious health condition”.On T...