Belle Lupton
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Belle is a freelance broadcast journalist currently based in London and splitting her time between BBC Radio 4 News and Al Jazeera English. She has worked for Keo Films, ORTV International, BBC Breakfast and ITV Fixers. Her favourite things include travel, film, theatre, music and novels.

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Dialogues Des Carmélites at Grange Park Opera, Hampshire

(0) Comments | Posted 11 June 2013 | (20:06)

An evening of visual austerity is rewarded with richness of sound.

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In a climate that continues to be cash-strapped for the arts, Poulenc's second opera - written as he suffered a breakdown - is a daring choice for privately-funded Grange Park Opera....

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Get in While Stocks Last: Ballo at the Kings Head Theatre

(0) Comments | Posted 23 May 2013 | (12:06)

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It was a full house last night as an audience of everything from grey-topped opera lovers to opportunistic drinkers crammed into the tiny theatre at the back of Islington's King's Head for director Adam Spreadbury-Maher's camped-up ride through Verdi's Un...

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Two Weeks Left to See Cillian Murphy at the National - Worth it?

(1) Comments | Posted 15 May 2012 | (15:22)

Misterman, Lyttelton, National Theatre
by Enda Walsh
Landmark Productions

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If you thought the UK premiere of Enda Walsh's one-man play Misterman would drown in the National's cavernous Lyttelton Theatre, you'd be wrong. Clearly aware of the space he has to fill, Cillian Murphy has already inhabited every...

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Israel and Hamas' Prisoner Exchange - What's in a Name?

(40) Comments | Posted 20 October 2011 | (00:00)

In TV newsrooms across the world yesterday producers were hurriedly ascribing 'slugs' (short working titles given to news stories for ease of reference) to the story that captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit had been exchanged for 477 Palestinian prisoners.

ISRAEL. PALESTINE. HAMAS. PRISONER EXCHANGE. Any of these key words...

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