Sad and Twisted Stories

This week, Thea Lenarduzzi and Lucy Dallas are joined by Skye C. Cleary to discuss Simone de Beauvoir’s ‘lost’ novel, ‘The Inseparables’, published almost seventy years after it was written; Anna Picard reviews a very dark production of ‘Rigoletto’ at the Royal Opera House; plus, buying and selling (and maybe stealing) Emily Dickinson’s hair (maybe).

'The Inseparables' by Simone de Beauvoir

'Rigoletto' by Giuseppe Verdi, at the Royal Opera House, until September 29, then February–March, 2022 

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