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Fresh off Olivier Award wins for Summer and Smoke, director Rebecca Frecknall and actress Patsy Ferran reunite at the Almeida – bringing a similarly expressive approach to Chekhov as they did to Tennessee Williams.

Alexis Michalik’s prison-set dark comedy boasts strong performances and explores human fallibility, but is tonally uneven and strains for credibility

Alexis Michalik’s prison-set dark comedy boasts strong performances and explores human fallibility, but is tonally uneven and strains for credibility

Caryl Churchill’s 80s feminist classic gets an epic revival that has contemporary resonance if it sometimes lacks clarity and intimacy

Che Walker both directs and stars in Intra Muros at Park Theatre which asks what’s the point of theatre anyway?

Cillian Murphy gives a soul-touching performance as a grieving dad haunted by the avian embodiment of his loss.

Hompophobic brutality and post-colonial tension puts a gay relationship between an Egyptian and a British man under strain

Islington music producer and therapist Jon Hall has been working with patients with acute mental ill health to make confidence boosting songs, raps and videos

Crouch End playwright Ella Road has written a dystopian drama about a world where life chances and relationships are dominated by genetic tests

Miles Jupp gives a funny and very English account of the life of Mary Poppins actor David Tomnlinson

Now on at Upper Street’s Hope Theatre, The Grenfell Project brings the hurt of that fateful night in June 2017 to the fore.

You’ll have a riotous Royal romp in a hilarous parody of Netflix series The Crown which manages to surpass the original

Martin Sherman’s funny and profound take on the rapidly changing attitudes to homosexuality is blessed with a deeply moving central performance by Jonathan Hyde

Anne Washburn’s three hour probe into how theatre and the rest of the world should respond to Donald Trump is bold but unwieldy

It’s a bold move to schedule the press night of a new play about post-natal depression on Valentine’s Day.

Gillian Anderson and Lily James give stellar performances in Ivo Van Hove’s reworking of the Bette Davis classic about a scheming understudy

Anne Washburn’s latest play stages a nightmarish dinner party with Donald Trump, his entourage, and entrances by James Comey and George Bush

Tale of a middle-aged drunk who takes a bonding trip to Thailand with his long-suffering son is fun, but overstuffed with issues

S&M antics and gender swapping don’t make for a riveting night out at the theatre despite a luminous performance by Cate Blanchett

Cutting edge puppetry, circus, juggling and live art will be showcased at the inernational event which runs at various venues including the Barbican, Sadlers Wells, Shoreditch Town Hall, and Jacksons Lane

Kings Place is staging a year of concerts dedicated to often forgotten female musical talent

A joyful, magical and breathtaking spectacle which harks back to the golden age of Edwardian circus shows but minus the seedy freak shows and animal exploitation

Slay the pins at this cool Shoreditch bar which is steeped in the history of East London’s felons

Simon Russell Beale’s nuanced performance carries Hill-Gibbins’ heavily abridged, heavy handed production

The Ham&High columnist reminds us of our deep rooted connection to trees as he writs about Poplar’s missing poplars

CBeebies twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand rally gross out humour, self experimentation and interactive fun to teach children about the human body

Customers rave about these family-friendly luxury cottages in the gorgeous Devon countryside complete with indoor and outdoor pools, tennis court and play area

Iconic 80s album artwork for Eurythmics, Bryan Ferry and Tina Turner goes on show at a Clerkenwell Gallery

A riotous, innuendo-laden reworking of the classic fairytale will have you laughing out loud.

Last year saw the successful return of classical music concerts to Kenwood House after a break of five years.

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