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Cinema Ruskin looks to startle in its latest movie season

Dr Crippen, Mr Scrooge, Jekyll and Hyde: the Cinema Ruskin film club is back with more black and white movie classics Bella Bartock, our tireless arts correspondent, now in her ninth decade but still dipping her nib in vitriol, was … Continue reading

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Hard Times: lessons from Dickens for 21st century London

Charles Dickens was born 200 years ago. His books and articles were often firmly based in south London (as David Perdue’s excellent Dickens blog demonstrates) and ANDY FORD says that Dickens, “the champion of the oppressed”, also exposed the rotten … Continue reading

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