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Monday, March 30, 2020

The experts’ experts: Observer critics on the cultural voices they trust by Laura Cumming, Mark Kermode, Bidisha, Miranda Sawyer, Susannah Clapp, Kitty Empire, Fiona Maddocks and Rowan Moore

The best new writers, the indispensable books, the go-to websites… our arts writers reveal their sources of insight Continue reading...

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Friday, December 11, 2015

The 10 best theatres by Rowan Moore

From gilded music halls to ancient stone, the Observer’s architecture critic presents his choice of the world’s most stunning stagesSão Paulo, Lina Bo Bardi, 1991 Continue reading…

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

15 things to look forward to in 2015 by Robin McKie, Alice Fisher, Rowan Moore, Kitty Empire, Tristram Hunt, Andrew Brown, Susannah Clapp, Emma Graham-Harrison, Robert McCrum, Eddie Butler, Ryan Gilbey, Ben Preston, Stuart Dredge and Peter Preston

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet, smartwatches, the return of the Large Hadron Collider, the rugby World Cup in Britain, a flood of classic drama on TV and a critical climate summit – some …

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Everyman Liverpool review – the new theatre where everyone's a player by Rowan Moore

Liverpool's new Everyman by Haworth Tompkins is a thoughtful, well-crafted space for theatre in which the play comes firstSusannah Clapp reviews Twelfth Night at the EverymanGallery: the new…

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Saturday, November 5, 2011

Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, 1719-1732 by Rowan Moore

As part of our series exploring Britain's architectural wonders, the Observer's architecture critic Rowan Moore introduces a spectacular interactive 360-degree panoramic photograph of the la…

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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Marlowe theatre – review by Rowan Moore

Fine auditorium, great acoustics, big glass foyer… Canterbury's new Marlowe theatre ticks all the boxes, but where's the drama?Once, theatre buildings were about make-up, mask and costume.…

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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Lyric theatre, Belfast – review by Rowan Moore

The revamped Lyric theatre in Belfast is a lesson in how buildings should be built, with plenty of 'creases'I didn't think buildings were made like this any more. Some architects win a compe…

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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Royal Shakespeare theatre complex, Stratford-upon-Avon by Rowan Moore

The revamped RSC showcase has its faults, but it will make watching Shakespeare a more rewarding experienceCan you spend a hundred million pounds on nuance? Or, rather, can you justify it? S…

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