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Lucia di Lammermoor review – bloody and convincing

Royal Opera House, LondonKatie Mitchell’s intelligent production of Donizetti’s opera – here on its first revival – takes plenty of worthwhile liberties, and soprano Lisette Oropesa as Lucia is sensational Last April, Katie Mitchell was upfront about the “strong feminist agenda” she had for her new staging of Donizetti’s Lucia …

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Big energy firms made £1bn profit last year as margins rise

Ofgem says big six electricity and gas suppliers charged higher prices to consumers who failed to switch The UK’s biggest energy companies made a profit of £1bn last year and have increased their profit margins in recent years despite losing millions of customers to challenger firms, according to Ofgem. The …

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