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Hell Hath No Fury Like A Humanist Scorned

BY ANTHONY F DʼELIA I n 1468 there was a plan to assassinate Pope Paul II. Or perhaps there wasn’t. We’ll never know for sure. The only certainties are that the Pope was alerted......

A Mysterious Fulfilment In The Depths Of The Soul

BY JEAN - PIERRE DE CAUSSADE S elf-Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean-Pierre de Caussade is so obvious a choice for this column that it hardly needs an introduction;......

Music

Simon Boccanegra ROH, COVENT GARDEN, JUNE 26–JULY 15 Elijah Moshinsky’s classical production of Simon Boccanegra is returning to the ROH. Set in 14thcentury Genoa, this complex......

Cinema

Tetro 15 CERT, 127 MINS Arguably no other family in the world has contributed more to Hollywood than that of Francis Ford Coppola. The Italian-American director’s relatives......

Theatre

Salome HAMPSTEAD THEATRE Sarah Bernhardt was in the middle of rehearsals in London in 1892 when the Lord Chamberlain refused Oscar Wilde a licence to perform the play on the......

Television

The Secrets of Westminster Abbey CHANNEL 4, 8PM, MONDAY JUNE 28 Tony Robinson narrates this feature-length documentary on the Cosmati pavement in Westminster Abbey. The precious......

Blue Heaven By C J Box (corvus, £12.99) Two Siblings,

Annie and William, go fishing in the backwoods of their northern Idaho home when they witness four men killing another man. Before they have a chance to run, one of the killers......

Cd

Treasures of the Cathedral WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL, FROM JUNE 29 This exhibition, held in the upper gallery, has been put on to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the consecration......

Dvd

Princess and the Frog DISNEY, £17.68 This Disney remake of The Frog Prince , from the creators of The Little Mermaid and Aladdin , was widely praised for its stylish and clever......