Peter Calder

Film, theatre and restaurant critic for the New Zealand Herald.

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Jul 11, 2016

Critic's Day: Peter Calder's classic column 'Job of others to nurture fragile flower of art'

In 2002 a small storm erupted when the brilliant film, theatre and restaurant critic Peter Calder dared to negatively review a local production. An actor involved angrily accused him of traitorousness, or some other rubbish. Below we reprint, with Calder's kind permission, his scorching response.

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