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Directorial debut from Rupert Everett, The Happy Prince is a heartfelt account of Oscar Wilde's final years in Europe that just holds itself together. Colin Firth and Emily Watson feature.
Progress and pop art: Ed Ruscha’s Course of Empire at the National Gallery is a 2018 highlight
Director Sally Cookson leads a new stage adaptation of Patrick Ness' searing novel about a teenager and a monster
Frieze Sculpture – a free outdoor sculpture garden – returns to Regent’s Park for its second edition with a roster of big names in contemporary art
Mayerling, Kenneth MacMillan’s potent real-life tale of love, lust and death, returns to Covent Garden as part of the Royal Ballet’s autumn season
Familial love captured in emotional brushwork and often lurid colours: the National Portrait Gallery announces the winner of the BP Portrait Award 2018
Wembley Park launches Summer of Play, a varied cultural season that heralds a major redevelopment project for NW London
A free open-air concert for families, with Mozart played from memory
Children get free theatre tickets throughout August to the very best London family shows on the West End and beyond
House of Cards season 6 air date, images, new trailer and Claire Underwood in power. Kevin Spacey is nowhere to be seen
Buongiorno e Buonasera offers a lighter take on doughy classics
An immersive opera inspired by ancient cave paintings, and set in a dystopian future
Classical musicians let their hair down in Wigmore Lates, a seasons of after-dark shows with a twist
New tower opens at Westminster Abbey offering access to exclusive views and a collection of treasures
The Crown's Vanessa Kirby plays a wild party girl in contemporary version of Strindberg play Miss Julie
Channel 4's surreal and gloriously dark humour about depression returns with Olivia Colman and Julian Barratt
Dreamgirls Musical London announces its closing date
In the first trailer for the remake of romantic music drama A Star is Born, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper join forces
US artist Sarah Sze returns to Victoria Miro in Islington with two new site-specific works
Tony Kushner's Olivier-winning musical about Civil Rights era America will transfer to the West End after sellouts at Chichester and Hampstead Theatre
Olivier Rousteing Documentary
Octavia Poetry Collective presents: Africa Writes Party 2018: The Year of the Womxn
Guest curator Grayson Perry breathes new life into the Summer Exhibition; Royal Academy of Art's longest running annual showcase of contemporary art
Orlando Bloom makes villainy compelling in this otherwise lurid thriller about trailer trash Texans
Simon Stephens and Andrew Scott bring their superlative show Sea Wall back to London for just 14 performances
New adaptations of JRR Tolkien's fantasy world are arriving on Amazon Prime
Tomma Abts brings her mesmerising paintings to the Serpentine Galleries in her first UK solo show to date
Emma Rice takes up residency at the Old Vic with a stage adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children
Disney's blockbuster Aladdin musical brings Arabian nights, magic carpets and a surfeit of sparkle to London's West End
Legendary musicians and leading artists collaborate to produce 700 original 7" album artworks to raise money for mental health charity Mind
A stunning portrait of soaring talent, limitless creativity and inner darkness
Lee Bul's first major UK show at Hayward Gallery London explores her sinister yet beautiful artistic universe