And the subsidies

Opera would never be able to survive if it weren’t for massive subsidises. They are a bunch of useless bludgers just like the rest of the arts lobby, expecting other people to pay for their hobby.

Jeans and trainers won’t make the opera more appealing to young people.

Damon Albarn’s Undress at the Opera programme at the ENO is poorly-named – young people are already attracted to opera because it is alluringly glamorous, writes Rupert Christiansen.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.