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Online Reviews Editor: Emrys Jones

Specialist Online Reviews Editors: Allison Goudie, Fine Art; Tullia Giersberg, Music; Daniel Cook, Media; James Harriman-Smith, Theatre

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J.C. Bach: 'Adriano in Siria'

Royal College of Music, Britten Theatre
April 2015
Lynton Boshoff, University of Oxford (The Queen's College)
J.C. Bach's 'Adriano in Syria' receives its first staging since the 1760s, as part of Classical Opera's 'Mozart 250'.

Outlander (TV show)

April 2015
Kathleen Hudson, University of Sheffield
Entertaining time travel fantasy centred on heroic Jacobites and dastardly Hanoverians.

Assassin's Creed Rogue

April 2015
Stephanie Howard-Smith, Queen Mary University of London
Ubisoft's best-selling series takes leave of the eighteenth century on a subdued note.

Canaletto: Celebrating Britain

Compton Verney, Warwickshire
April 2015
Caroline Cannon-Brookes
A travelling exhibition setting out to explore Canaletto’s activity in England from a different viewpoint.

Remembering Radcliffe: 300 Years of Science and Philanthropy

The Bodleian Library, Oxford
April 2015
Caroline Cannon-Brookes
A scholarly exhibition that provided a fitting commemoration of this remarkable person.

Bonaparte and the British: prints and propaganda in the age of Napoleon

The British Museum, London
April 2015
Clare Siviter
An amusing and reflective exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

Mozart's 'Lucio Silla' at La Scala

Teatro alla Scala, Milan
April 2015
Tim Wickens
Mozart's rarely performed opera captivates musically but lacks dramatic impact.

Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions

The National Portrait Gallery, London
April 2015
Miriam Al Jamil, King's College, London / Independent scholar
Wellington emerges as a flawed but still admirable national hero.

I, Frankenstein (dir. Stuart Beattie, 2014)

March 2015
Mary Going , University of Sheffield
An ambitious (but misguided) attempt to continue Mary Shelley's timeless classic

Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power

March 2015
Emma Purcell, University of Leicester
A fascinating insight into the overlooked back story of women's suffrage.

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