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It is finally confirmed that Imelda Staunton succeed Olivia Colman to play Queen Elizabeth in The Crown season 5
The Royal Ballet has confirmed the revival of its sumptuous new production of the timeless classic Swan Lake will go ahead from March onwards, despite a potential scandal
Breakin’ Convention 2020, the unmissable International Festival of Hip Hop, returns to Sadler’s Wells for a triumphant 17th year running
Scotland’s main contemporary dance company, Scottish Dance Theatre, comes to The Place with a new work, Antigone, Interrupted
Somerset House's 2020 programme opens with Mushrooms, an exploration of the bizarre beauty of our favourite fungi
A femme fatale is tempted when she finds a man who, unusually, does not fall for her. But when the tables are turned, the flirtation becomes deadly
Steve Waters' visionary two-part climate change epic is updated and revived at the Donmar Warehouse
Richard Strauss's richly orchestrated opera based on the Greek tragedy in which a furious daughter avenges the murder of her father
A young woman's hopes of marriage are dashed by a rash act, and her baby faces an uncertain future, in Janácek's opera
Passions run high and jealousy proves deadly in this award-winning, heat-soaked double bill
Golden Globe winner Jessica Chastain makes her UK theatre debut in Jamie Lloyd's production of A Doll's House - and booking is open
Handel's opera of magic and transformation is staged at the summer opera house for the first time, with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in the pit
Poulenc's heart-breaking opera is staged for the first time ever at Glyndebourne, with Danielle de Niese as a young aristocratic who makes a courageous choice
Ivo van Hove directs Isabelle Huppert in a new French-language version of Tennessee Williams' bewitching drama
Asia’s foremost contemporary dance company, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, returns to Sadler’s Wells with two UK premieres, Dust and 13 Tongues
In The Lighthouse, Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe give the demented performances of a lifetime. Robert Eggers' maritime madness is a winner in our eyes
Start trying to make fetch happen: the Mean Girls musical comes to London after dazzling on Broadway
Open your mind with a season of talks at the Royal Institution spanning topics such as sustainable fashion, online parenting and the speed of light
Stimulating discussion meets first class comedy and music at HowTheLightGetsIn Festival in Hereford's Hay-on-Wye
The roaring twenties come to life with sparkle, drama and a large yet intimate party in this immersive production of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
Following the triumphant Can You Ever Forgive Me?, director Marielle Heller returns to tell the story of beloved children's entertainer Fred Rogers
Viviana Durante Company’s Isadora Now, which premieres at the Barbican, pays homage to the influential American free dancer Isadora Duncan
2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the WOW – Women of the World Festival. Hear from Helen Pankhurst, Edward Enninful, Deborah Frances-White and more
Revitalise mind, body and soul, and discover the fun side of fitness with London's own wellness festival
Toby Jones plays Uncle Vanya in Conor McPherson's fresh take on the Chekhov classic
Chimerica playwright Lucy Kirkwood's gripping new play is about a jury of 12 women in 1759 who must decide if another woman is hanged
From vaginas and veganism to psychedelics and psychics – here’s everything you need to know about The Goop Lab, Netflix
Richard Gadd relives a fateful chance encounter in his autobiographical debut play, which comes to the West End after impressing at the Fringe
Cormac McCarthy explores redemption, faith and free will in The Sunset Limited at Soho's Boulevard Theatre
Ibsen's classic A Doll's House is reworked into three different time periods in this insightful and incendiary play by Stef Smith
This blockbuster Royal Academy exhibition exploring Picasso's works with paper shows the master in a more intimate light
With Final Edition Richard Alston brings his dance company to Sadler’s Wells one last time before it’s wound up for good