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All Online Reviews

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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The Art of the Gothic: Britain's Midnight Hour (BBC4)

May 2015
Richard Gough Thomas, Manchester Metropolitan University
There's something here for the uninitiated and the expert alike.


May 2015
Emrys Jones
A procedural crime drama with intriguing, if slight, eighteenth-century connections.

Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House

V&A Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, London
May 2015
Miriam Al Jamil
The innocent and short childhood world captured through toys, stories and voices.

Poldark (TV Show, 2015)

April 2015
Anna Jenkin, University of Sheffield
Poldark’s world view is that of Downton Abbey in sillier hats and Cornish accents.

In Our Time: Fanny Burney

April 2015
Andrew McInnes , Edge Hill Unviersity
An informative and engaging presentation on a long-lived writer, playwright and diarist.

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.

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