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Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Film: Caper crumbles under wall of sound

Film: Caper crumbles under wall of sound

Without something of substance to hang everything on, Baby Driver dissolves into a soundtrack accompanied by a movie

Classical Notes: Memories of Callas spark a Wexford opera sell-out

Classical Notes: Memories of Callas spark a Wexford opera sell-out

The Callas connection has been a major selling point - but there are two other major focal points as well

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Li Chao vs Mateusz Bartel

The tourist trap: Two Door Cinema Club

The tourist trap: Two Door Cinema Club

The early success and the intense touring that followed could have killed the band’s career - but, ten years in, Sam Halliday and his bandmates are rock solid

Television: Gripping GLOW is a contender

Television: Gripping GLOW is a contender

The hairspray and fitness gear look is accurate down to the last too-tight shiny leotard

Previews of the week

Previews of the week

Television, films and downloads

Theatre: Handbags at ten paces as Wilde mined for inspiration

Theatre: Handbags at ten paces as Wilde mined for inspiration

Norton and White do a fine job of contrasting the characters’ primly formal language and alarmingly amoral behaviour

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Film: Deceptively subtle tale of ordinary lives

Film: Deceptively subtle tale of ordinary lives

There are a few missteps and over-enunciations, but Twice Shy holds great promise for Ryan as a filmmaker

Classical Notes: Grace and elegance on Castletown’s agenda

Classical Notes: Grace and elegance on Castletown’s agenda

The dazzling appeal of Grace Kelly’s life and tragic death never fails to grip the imagination

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Nigel Short v Erik Blomqvist

The art of noise: why female DJs are on the rise

The art of noise: why female DJs are on the rise

Sorca McGrath loves music, but there are things that rankle in the business. In a new documentary and initiative called Move the Needle, she joins fellow female DJs in tackling prejudice

Television: Going from zero to 80 and beyond

Television: Going from zero to 80 and beyond

Too Old For The Road? was a frequently poignant but eminently watchable documentary about older drivers

Previews of the week

Previews of the week

TV, films and downloads