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The Critic Podcast The Critic

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    • 4.5 • 8 Ratings

Britain's newest magazine for Politics, Culture and Arts

    To catch a culture thief by Michael Prodger

    To catch a culture thief by Michael Prodger

    A vast global market in stolen and forged art and artefacts has only grown in the context of the pandemic, but technology and international policing may be catching up

    • 6 min
    The art of fast food by Felipe Fernández-Armesto

    The art of fast food by Felipe Fernández-Armesto

    Empty shelves need not mean dreary eating

    • 8 min
    The emperors’ new clothes by Daisy Dunn

    The emperors’ new clothes by Daisy Dunn

    Mary Beard emerges with a portrait of the emperors’ afterlives as vivid as the busts themselves

    • 8 min
    Strange brew by Sarah Ditum

    Strange brew by Sarah Ditum

    The joy of letting unexpected, accidental music in

    • 5 min
    Remotely wishing you a Merry Christmas by David Scullion

    Remotely wishing you a Merry Christmas by David Scullion

    Woefully out of touch and with falling congregations, the Church of England faces a crisis of leadership and theology

    • 15 min
    Unexpected music and a crisis of theology

    Unexpected music and a crisis of theology

    Welcome back to The Critic Narrated, where we bring you a selection of articles from our print issues, read aloud by their authors. 

    In this episode, Sarah Ditum reveals the joy of letting unexpected, accidental music in as she narrates her column from the December/January issue of The Critic: “Strange Brew”, while David Scullion says the Church of England are woefully out of touch and with falling congregations, now faces a crisis of leadership and theology, as he reads his feature: “Remotely wishing you a Merry Christmas”. 

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    Music: “Modern Jazz Samba” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 21 min

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