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  1. July 31, 2014

    A Night at the Cinema in 1914 – film review

    A hundred years ago, when people sat in cinemas and pictures first moved, novelty was enough. We know this, or can intuit...

  2. April 11, 2014

    UK’s Elstree Studios begins multimillion-pound expansion

    Charlie Chaplin is said to have described it as the “home of the British film industry”, a British Hollywood where Alfred...

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  1. Watches & Jewellery April 2013

    The principal reason for the industry’s uncertainty is the clampdown on the giving of ...
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  1. April 4, 2014

    ‘Charlie Chaplin’, by Peter Ackroyd

    Charlie Chaplin, by Peter Ackroyd, Chatto & Windus, RRP£14.99, 272 pages Peter Ackroyd’s compact new life of Charlie Chaplin...

  2. January 20, 2014

    Vault +82, Seoul

    Where: Hannam-dong, Seoul WiFi: Yes Plug sockets: Yes Price of a glass of Macallan 12-year-old sherry-oak single malt:...

  3. January 17, 2014

    Sylvester Stallone at the Palladium

    After last year’s sellout An Evening With Al Pacino, now a for-one-night-only event with Sylvester Stallone. How is a...

  4. December 16, 2013

    Get Happy, The Pit, Barbican, London – review

    Chatting before the show, director Paul Hunter of the Told By An Idiot company enthused that their first show aimed at very...

  5. November 18, 2013

    Culture’s battle of the underdogs

    Never underestimate local pride. People tend to be fiercely loyal to their town, even those that look unlovely to outsiders....

  6. July 12, 2013

    The Diary: Alistair Spalding

    Two years ago, Sadler’s Wells received an invitation. The Apollo Theater in Harlem, the legendary New York music venue that...

  7. June 27, 2013

    Tabac rouge, Théâtre de la Ville, Paris – review

    James Spencer Henry Edmond Marcel Thiérrée’s full name is roughly as improbable as his life story. The grandson of Charlie...

  8. April 25, 2013

    Preview: Spring into auction season as clocks go forward

    The clocks going forward not only marks the beginning of spring, but the start of some serious activity in the world of...

  9. FT Photo Diary

    April 16, 2013

    Charlie Chaplin fanclub

    Ajit Solanki/AP The Charlie Circle, members and supporters of the Charlie Chaplin Fan Club, getting ready for the annual...

  10. April 2, 2013

    Germany senses unfairness over Cyprus plan

    There is a sense of weary resignation in Germany that the same old Nazi caricatures are back again, this time on the streets...

  11. March 19, 2013

    The Importance of Being Earnest, Opéra national de Lorraine, Nancy, France – review

    Beaten into submission. Everything about the start to Gerald Barry’s operatic version of Wilde’s masterpiece seems...

  12. October 26, 2012

    Lunch with the FT: Brad Grey

    I arrive early at the Polo Lounge in the Beverly Hills Hotel, where I am due to meet Brad Grey, chairman of Paramount...

  13. September 21, 2012

    Postcard from ... Beverly Hills

    When the Beverly Hills Hotel opened in 1912, there was no Beverly Hills. Set halfway between downtown Los Angeles and the...

  14. beyondbrics

    January 3, 2012

    Vietnamese use dollar at their peril

    Famous guests at Hanoi’s leading five-star hotel, the Sofitel-managed Metropole, have included actor Charlie Chaplin,...

  15. December 30, 2011

    Johnson joins fight to save London deli

    Boris Johnson is urging Londoners to help save Gaby’s Deli, a Jewish diner on Charing Cross Road that faces eviction by the...

  16. December 2, 2011

    Rebels with a cause

     Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics, by Steven J Ross, OUP USA, RRP£18.99, 512 pages...

  17. December 1, 2011

    Cinderella, Opéra Bastille, Paris

    Cinderella goes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios: that’s the gimmicky concept behind Rudolf Nureyev’s version of the fairytale,...

  18. October 4, 2011

    Tony Bennett, London Palladium

    Twinkly doesn’t begin to do justice to Tony Bennett’s charm. The guy is sprinkled with the stardust of other eras. Bob Hope...

  19. August 26, 2011

    Fashion takes the Mickey

    Designers are known for getting their inspiration from surprising sources, but one of the most unlikely muses in fashion has...

  20. July 15, 2011

    Masochists, mamma Mia and me

    Sir David Tang, founder of ICorrect, globetrotter, and the man about too many towns to mention, divides his time between...

  21. May 30, 2011

    Cole in a long line of stateside failures

    Cheryl Cole is hardly the first Briton whose ambitions to conquer the US market have come unstuck. From George III to Take...

  22. May 15, 2011

    No need to fret over no-show shareholders

    Last Wednesday, Ocado, the online grocer, held its first annual general meeting. How many shareholders do you think turned...

  23. March 18, 2011

    Small talk: Manuel Rivas

    Manuel Rivas was born in Galicia, northern Spain, in 1957. He began his writing career as a journalist and continues to...

  24. February 11, 2011

    Shanghai discovers its past

    The Old Jazz Band in the Jazz Bar at the Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai has long buried its history under skyscrapers but now...

  25. November 10, 2010

    Raoul, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York

    James Thiérrée in ‘Raoul’ James Thiérrée must be heartily sick of reading his family biography in reviews: he is the...

  26. October 29, 2010

    Comedian’s political rally has serious undertones

    The “Rally to Restore Sanity” was supposed to be a joke, a liberal parody of the huge “Restoring Honour” march organised in...

  27. June 18, 2010

    Freshly squeezed and full of zest

    Was it a Tardis or only a common-or-garden police box? The zany fantasy of The Love for Three Oranges does not inhabit any...

  28. June 17, 2010

    The Love for Three Oranges, Grange Park Opera, UK

    Was it a Tardis or only a common-or-garden police box? The zany fantasy of The Love for Three Oranges does not inhabit any...

  29. February 16, 2010

    The dancer as cubist painting

    The 10th annual New York Flamenco Festival of dance and music christened its opening night gala "Everything Changes", and...

  30. February 15, 2010

    New York Flamenco Festival, City Center, New York

    Rocío Molina with Eduardo Guerrero The 10th annual New York Flamenco Festival of dance and music christened its opening...

  31. January 25, 2010

    Silent Films/Live Guitars/Justin Vernon, the New York Guitar Festival, Merkin Concert Hall

    Self-knowing: Justin Vernon For the past four years, the New York Guitar Festival has given acclaimed guitarists the task of...

  32. July 18, 2009

    Small Talk: Glen David Gold

    Public performers have inspired Glen David Gold’s two novels. His 2001 debut, a fictional biography of American illusionist...

  33. June 13, 2009

    Sunnyside

    Sunnyside By Glen David Gold Sceptre £17.99, 576 pages FT Bookshop price: £14.39 The US novelist Glen David Gold’s hugely...

  34. May 25, 2009

    Restoring Peace to heart of Shanghai

    For years, Shanghai has happily smothered its past in skyscrapers, each one taller, flashier and more futuristic than the...

  35. January 25, 2009

    Tobin’s philosophy writ large on a meeting room wall

    At Telecity’s headquarters Mike Tobin has eight pictures hung on a meeting room wall, each illustrated with a phrase summing...

  36. January 13, 2009

    Orfeo ed Euridice

    Sometimes absence makes the heart grow fonder. Not this time. When the Met introduced Mark Morris's incoherent, stubbornly...

  37. January 12, 2009

    Orfeo ed Euridice, Metropolitan Opera, New York

    Sometimes absence makes the heart grow fonder. Not this time. When the Met introduced Mark Morris’s incoherent, stubbornly...

  38. October 25, 2008

    Mall adjustments

    Itwill happen on Thursday: London will finally get its own version of that wonderful site the postmodern theorist Arthur...

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