Tag Archives: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Best of 2015

I’ve already posted my favourite world music, folk and jazz albums. Here are some other highlights of the year. Best experience at a gig. Sitting a few feet behind Bill Charlap at Ronnie Scott’s as he hurtled through “Cool” from … Continue reading

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He almost changed history

  My Daily Express feature on Georg Elser, the carpenter who came close to assassinating Hitler and who is now the subject of Oliver “Downfall” Hirschbiegel’s excellent film, “13 Minutes”: The Elser we see on film is no dour ideologue or … Continue reading

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