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The Best Music Books To Fill Your Stockings

A publishing equivalent of painting the Forth Road Bridge – except it must, eventually, come to an end – the volume-by-volume issue of Benjamin Britten’s letters began in 1991......

Boudu Saved From Drowning

CERT PG, 81 MINS This is a classic of pre-war French cinema has been given a fresh release almost 70 years after its first appearance. In Jean Renoir’s 1932 film Parisian......

The Nativity

BBC ONE, DECEMBER 20, 7PM Peter Capaldi, who is best known as the inventively potty-mouthed spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in T he Thick of It , plays Balthasar in the BBC’s new......

Hansel And Gretel

QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL The Cornish theatre company Kneehigh re-fashions the classic Grimm fairy tale for the Southbank Centre. Kneehigh’s writer Carl Grose has re-imagined the......

Stories Of The Nativity

BBC RADIO 4, DECEMBER 19, 6.05AM This half-hour documentary in the Something Understood series, presented by Mark Tully, considers the Nativity as a story rather than as a......

War Horse

NEW LONDON THEATRE If you still have not seen this wonderful production, one of the National Theatre’s greatest successes, put it high on your list. It goes to New York next......

Books In Brief

Familiar Strangers by John M Gilheany (Ascendant Press, £12) John Gilheany traces the Christian vegetarian movement in Britain from 1809 when the Bible Christian Church, whose......