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Our Lord’s Resurrection Was Real, Not Metaphorical

BY ROBERT GEIS ‘H istory is the route we chose to show Christ as a real figure in the human community of first century Judea,” writes Robert Geis, rejecting allegorical or......

Books In Brief

Napoleonic Wars in Cartoons by Mark Bryant (Grub Street, £18.99) Napoleon was the most caricatured public figure of his time. There are almost 1,000 satirical drawings relating......

Our Pick Of The Week Music

Falstaff GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA Verdi’s Falstaff is an entertaining flamboyant opera and just the sort of thing one might expect from an Italian taking up one of......

Cinema

Sleep Furiously CERT U, 94 MINS Sleep Furiously is a poetic documentary about farm life in Wales, which deals with the disappearance of a way of life which has long been under......

Theatre

Taking Sides / Collaboration DUCHESS THEATRE, LONDON Can culture ever be separated from politics? Ronald Harwood’s two plays, acted in repertoire, look at the respective careers......

Television

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross BBC ONE, FRIDAY MAY 29, 10:35 PM This week the “Singing Priests” – those three nice Irish priests with beautiful voices – are guests on Friday......

Radio

Pick of the Week RADIO 4, SUNDAY MAY 31 Catholic writer Frank CottrellBoyce goes through the week’s radio highlights. The Liverpudlian novelist and screenwriter started off......

Dvd

Battlestar Galactica: The Final Season 4 DISCS, £24.99 The re-make of the 1970s sci-fi drama reaches its conclusion despite the best efforts of the writers’ strike. The series,......