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Clive Rowe, Issy Van Randwyck and Henry Goodman in rehearsal for The Genius of Gershwin

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New event! Award-winner David Bezmozgis presents his contemporary novel of corruption and betrayal, Zionism and Russian politics, set in the Crimea

28 February 2015 - 7:00pm

JBW on Tour 2015 got off to a powerful start in Oxford with Roger Cohen interviewed by Rob Watson on The Girl from Human Street. Many more exciting events across the UK to follow in February and March

1 March 2015 - 11:00am

The London Bridge Trio joins Stephen Waley-Cohen and Valerie Solti for an evening of backstage stories and live music

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We are saddened to hear about the death of Sir Martin Gilbert at the age of 78. Gilbert – described in The Telegraph’s obituary as “a historian...
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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In memory of Sir Martin Gilbert, 1936-2015.