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Simply Red Something Got Me Started
Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records
Leanne Mitchell Pride
(CD Single), Decca, 1
Patti Smith Because The Night
Rock Of America (Various Artists), Trax Label
Derek and the Dominos Layla
The Cream Of Eric Clapton, Polydor
Barenaked Ladies Boomerang
(CD Single), Raisin Records, 1
Journey Don't Stop Believing
Rock Of America (Various Artists), Trax Label
Noah and the Whale Tonight's The Kind Of Night
(CD Single), Mercury, 1
The Beatles Please Please Me
The Beatles: 1962-1966, Apple, 7
Michael Jackson Black Or White
(CD Single), Epic
?dil Biret At Church
Piano Music for Children, NAXOS, 037
U2 With Or Without You
U2 - The Joshua Tree, Island
The Wanted Walks Like Rihanna
(CD Single), Island, 1
Abba Gold, Polydor, 10
The Proclaimers Not Cynical
(CD Single), EMI, 1
Aretha Franklin See Saw
Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic
Actress Belinda Lang talks about her role in School For Scandal at the Gielgud Theatre.
Richard Sheridan’s comedy The School for Scandal revels in reputations being destroyed by gossip, back-stabbing and hypocritical scandal-mongering. It was first performed more than 200 years ago - proving, if nothing else, that some things never go out of fashion. Now it’s back on stage and among the devious characters we meet are Benjamin Backbite, Snake and the deliciously named Lady Sneerwell, played by Belinda Lang.
Peter Bradshaw reviews the latest film releases
1. Before Midnight
Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delphy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Prior, Walter Lassally
Ethan Hawke and Julie Delphy return for the third installment of the critically acclaimed Before trilogy.
Before Midnight is in cinemas now.
2. World War Z
Director: Marc Forster
Cast: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Daniella Kertesz, David Morse
Retired UN employee Jerry Lane (Brad Pitt)attempts to protect the world from the zombie pandemic that is threatening the planet.
World War Z is in cinemas now.
3. Spike Island
Director: Mat Whitecross
Cast: Elliott Titensor, Emilia Clark, Lesley Manville
Five sixteen year old lads attempt to obtain tickets for the Stone Roses legendary gig at Spike Island in this coming-of-age drama.
Spike Island is in cinemas now.
4. Movie 43 (DVD)
Cast: All-star cast including Greg Kinnear, Dennis Quaid, Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Seth McFarlane, Live Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Richard Gere, Uma Thurman
A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.
Movie 43 is out on DVD now.
Paul Andrew Williams talks about his film Song For Marion
Paul Andrew Williams has been described as an explosion of creativity waiting to burst out. The highly acclaimed writer and director's latest release Song for Marion is a heart-warming story about the celebration of life and learning to live in the moment.
Song For Marion is released on DVD and Blu-Ray on 24th June
Behind the scenes of Fences with Lenny Henry
The multi-award winning production Fences, starring Lenny Henry has just opened at London's Duchess Theatre.
The sixth of ten autobiographical plays by American playwright August Wilson tells the tale of a family trying to hold itself together and of what happens when a strong man is robbed of his dreams
Alex Heminsley reviews the latest book releases1. Waiting for Wednesday – Nicci French
Ruth Lennox, beloved mother of three, is found by her daughter in a pool of her own blood. Who would want to murder an ordinary housewife? And why?
Waiting For Wednesday by Nicci French is published by Penguin and is available now.
The ninth novel in the award-winning Detective Superintendent Roy Grace crime series.
Dead Man’s Time by Peter James is published by Macmillan and is available now.
1952. Stalin's Russia. Persecuted by vicious MVD agent Vladimir Primakov, betrayed by his beautiful wife and forced to the very bottom of life by the cruel system he lives under, war hero and former professor Aleksei Klebnikov is offered a mission by the notorious thief-in-law Ivan Bessonov: to assassinate six leading Communists, all of them evil men.4. The Orpheus Descent by Tom Harper
The Distinguished Assassin by Nick Taussig is published by Dissident and is available now.
Twelve golden tablets sit in museums around the world, each created by unknown hands and buried in ancient times, and each providing the dead with the route to the afterlife. Archaeologist Lily Barnes, working on a dig in southern Italy, has just found another. But this tablet names the location to the mouth of hell itself. And then Lily vanishes. Has she walked out on her job, her marriage, and her life - or has something more sinister happened?
The Orpheus Descent by Tom Harper is published by Hodder and is available now
Thomas Magill brings the latest Arts Desk News
EXHIBITION: More than 100 previously unseen drawings and sketches by LS Lowry go on show from tomorrow at the Lowry in Salford.
EXHIBITION: In-fact those Lowry fans are in for a double treat - because the exhibition actually coincides with Tate Britain's "Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life" exhibition which opens on Wednesday in London.
EXHIBITION: A retrospective of modernist Piers Secunda works, featuring many works from his renowned bullet hole series, opens today at The Updown Gallery in Ramsgate.
THEATRE: The Gaiety Theatre Isle of Man is bringing1980's sitcom Allo Allo back to life with a short theatre run ending tomorrow evening.
POETRY: The man behind Northern Ireland's first BAFTA Damien Gorman hosts a special reading of some of his poems and other work in his last public reading before he heads for pastures new in Wales
FESTIVAL: The Hinkley Music Festival starts today with two stages of local music, Folk on the Water also starts today, taking place on a barge in Warwickshire before Glastonbury kicks off on Wednesday
Claudia Winkleman’s weekly feast of the finest offerings from Film, Theatre, Arts, TV and Music.…