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Full screen ahead

What’s next in this “golden age of television”? Streaming services are a boon to everyone – especially those confined at home now – but regional and niche broadcasters are taking up the challenge posed by the big players…

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More than Mozart

Who are the contemporary heirs to Austria’s artistic heroes? From darkly poetic films to specialist record shops, here’s a selection of distinctively Austrian cultural highlights.

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Come on down

What’s the secret to game shows’ enduring popularity? Is it the triumph of ‘the everyman’ – the idea that anyone, of any race, age, gender or background, could win a fortune? Or is it that people just need some silly fun…

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Hot dates

If you’re the sort of person who likes to mark things in the diary then you’ve fallen on the right few pages: here are the books, programmes, films, albums and exhibitions that should make your 2017 a year to remember. It…

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Good genes

The presumption that any North American of note in the entertainment industry is American is misplaced; the High North is a veritable talent factory. Here are 10 superstars whose unique talents could only originate from one…

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Cruise-ship entertainers

19 May 2016

From glitzy dance numbers and well-loved show tunes to conga lines, entertainment is key to cruising success. Monocle's Robert Bound grabs a lounger and joins in the fun.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 243

17 February 2016

John Doyle, television critic for ‘The Globe and Mail’ in Toronto, discusses three recent North American series poised for success this month: JJ Abram’s adaptation of Stephen King thriller ‘11.22.63’, the second season of…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 238

10 February 2016

In this week’s theatre review Monocle’s Ben Rylan talks to Matt Wolf, theatre critic for the International New York Times, about the 50th anniversary Broadway production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, the latest incarnation of…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 233

3 February 2016

Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco reviews Brazilian TV shows, including the new season of ‘Amor & Sexo’, a show about sex and relationships, and the perennial ‘Silvio Santos’. Plus: a healthy cooking show with Bela Gil.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 228

27 January 2016

On this week’s theatre review we discuss Alistair McGowan’s role as a coma patient trying to piece together the last 10 years of his life in ‘4000 Days’ and we head to the Lyrics Hammersmith theatre for a reprise of the…

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Advance preview

‘Game of Thrones’ and high-definition, step aside: ‘Game of Silence’ and ultra-high-definition are here to take centre stage. Tune in for all the televisual delights that 2016 and beyond has to offer with our titillating…

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