Author Matt Hutchinson

Music Billy Budd, Benedict Nelson 1 (c) Henrietta Butler

Matt Hutchinson reviews the English National Opera’s production of Billy Budd, and Larry talks on film to Benedict Nelson about his leading role in this turbulent opera of good versus evil…

The Culturist

As November draws near, so does National Novel Writing Month, an initiative to encourage would-be writers to complete a novel of 50,000 words in the space of a month. There are plenty who think it’s a bad idea. But why?