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Carlos Acosta’s vibrant production of the full-length ballet Don Quixote, created for The Royal Ballet in 2013, returns to the Royal Opera House stage
Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes is back with Sunset, a mysterious tale of a woman in a Budapest hat shop during the lead up to World War I
Natalie Portman dazzles as an abrasive chameleonic popstar in Vox Lux, Brady Corbet's film of stardom and sorrow
Four contemporary photographers have been shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018, now celebrating its eleventh anniversary
A thrilling and terrifying card game has deadly consequences in Tchaikovsky's great opera
The Disney live-action remake of Dumbo stars Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton and Eva Green
This week at London Film Festival, David and Nic Sheff are the father and son living through addiction and heartbreak in Beautiful Boy, Felix Van Groeningen's stunning feature
The first after-hours Selfridges restaurant promises to dazzle diners with Art Deco interiors, an eclectic menu and a giant statue by Damien Hirst
In one of London's most unusual attractions, you can create your own world: DN VR is an out-of-this-world virtual reality experience
Youthful casting helps make perfect sense of an opera where nothing is as it seems
Can't pick a panto this Christmas? Comedy trio Sleeping Trees mash up all the classics in this innovative family adventure at Theatre 503
Visit Jimmy Garcia's pop up restaurant: London 2018 gets a cosy Alpine lodge this winter
From ice rinks to santa's grottos: find the Christmas spirit in Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland
The new Royal Academy Oceania exhibition makes an almighty splash, as the UK's first large-scale overview of South Pacific art in over forty years
It’s as if Christmas came early! Poet John Masefield’s much-loved tale The Box of Delights becomes a festive holiday show at Wilton’s Music Hall this winter
This brilliant autumn exhibition at the V&A celebrates the ever-expanding creativity, diversity and popular appeal of video games
The Royal Academy celebrates the centenary of Austrian Modernists, Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, with a blockbuster retrospective in collaboration with Vienna's Albertina Museum
Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden alternate roles in a gender swapping production of Measure for Measure
Sam Mendes's generation-spanning finance epic transfers to the West End after an impressive opening at the National Theatre
Immersive and entertaining - Doctor Who continues to deliver on thrills, one liners, and strange worlds
Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron returns home with his new film Roma, a stunning and emotional story of his hometown
Six stories, one Netflix anthology: the Coen Brothers head West in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a fun journey of cartoons and chaos
The Fashion and Textile Museum takes visitors on a journey through the 30s, from glamorous evening gowns life to suburban domesticity
Leïla Slimani, Marlon James and Max Porter lead the star writers appearing in the Southbank Centre Literature Festival 2019
Pulitzer-winner Bruce Norris returns with a provocative play about convicted pedophiles. Downstate comes the National Theatre after making a stir in the US
The relationship between art and intimacy is lovingly explored in the major autumn Barbican exhibition, Modern Couples
In Colette, Keira Knightley goes against the norms of 19th century society – sleeping with men, women, and writing the most popular French novels of the time.
Ben Wheatley's excellent new comedy Happy New Year, Colin Burstead is a dizzy exploration of family and its many burdens
Nicholas Hytner directs the stage adaptation of this gripping thriller about the London literartti
Jazz, ragtime, blues and spirituals infuse this grand opera which features ever-popular melodies, including 'Summertime...'
Live music and theatre collide in a vibrant show about being a millennial, which comes to Bush Theatre after impressing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
This major Tate Britain Edward-Burne Jones retrospective offers a comprehensive look at the career of the last Pre-Raphaelite, one of Britain's most-loved artists