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One of George Orwell's favourite boozers has been given an understated makeover and installed some serious chef talent

Flawed but incendiary study of an immigrant family in 60s New York peaks too soon but is effective when its conflicts come together

"Never make the mistake of taking acting too seriously." This was the advice that actress Coral Browne followed throughout her stage and screen career, from the moment she fled Australia in 1934 as a 20-year-old hopeful.

Dexter Fletcherr, Asif Kapadia and Ken Loach were on the Croisette to show off their latest films

Thirty years on, Philip Osment's witty, lyrical coming of age tale in the age of Aids and Section 28 stands the test of time

Jonathan Maitland's hilarious satire at Park Theatre imagines a future when the mop haired MP has been knighted and is still grasping at high office

Bojo, Brexit and the burden of high office are debated at the Islington dinner party which 'changed history' says playwright Jonathan Maitland

Hampstead author Jessica Hepburn co-founded an arts festival around infertility to create a positive from her own sad experience

An under rehearsed, patchily acted and self indulgently limp satire of the 2015 election misses an open goal to shed light on today's political meltdown

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

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