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Dutch National Ballet serves up a masterclass in how to present a livestream with its mesmerising 'Hans vans Manen Variations' programme
English National Ballet adds MacMillan's enthralling full-length work, Manon, to its Ballet On Demand streaming service
Birmingham Royal Ballet has released an elegiac short film, Empty Stage, which commemorates performance artists in our times of dark theatres
Ballet Black's Like Water is a powerful short film that choreographs the ancestral experiences of Black people and their intimate connection with the sea
Make your presents magical with our round-up of the best Christmas wrapping paper
Northern Ballet’s Dracula, David Nixon's adaptation of Bram Stoker's vampire tale, is scary and mesmerising in equal parts – perfect Halloween viewing
Teen drag queen musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a young, fun and fresh celebration of being a little bit different
Rock musician and choreographer Michael Clark collaborator Jarvis Cocker reacts to the Barbican's landmark exhibition with A Musical Response to Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer
A haunting short film inspired by Arthur Pita's ballet The Mother, starring the superstar ballerina Natalia Osipova, is released online
Michaela Coel's incendiary drama soldiers on by understanding how complicated women can be utterly unacceptable too. Episodes 9 and 10 deal in hypocrisy and self-destruction
Michaela Coel wrestles with hurricane confessions and complicated flashbacks, as I May Destroy You continues to be one of the best TV shows of the year
Adam Kay's bestselling memoir is heading to the small screen in a BBC-AMC co-production – and Ben Whishaw will be playing the author himself
At once relevant and timeless, the story of Anthony Bryan, who was wrongly threatened to be deported, is brought to the BBC by his brother, playwright Stephen S. Thompson
The final two episodes of the BBC adaptation see Sally Rooney's lovers finally accept their pain, and lean into their love for one another
Connell and Marianne suffer individual losses in titanic spadefuls in episodes nine and 10, as abusive relationships and premature deaths create a sense of immense anguish
The second half of the BBC's Normal People lurches into focus with great pain – Hettie McDonald directs a strained academic year and a suffocating holiday
Eliza Hittman cements herself as one of the most exciting filmmakers around with her new film, a young woman's odyssey to get an abortion in the US
Lenny Abrahamson directs his last two episodes of the series by dealing in extremes, delivering an hour of television both satisfying and devastating
In The Eddy, Damien Chazelle revisits his musical roots: this time in present-day Paris. André Holland (Moonlight) stars as club owner Elliot, whose past catches up with him
After superlative reviews and a sellout run, Complicite's extraordinary exploration of sounds and storytelling will be available to experience online
Chilean director Pablo Larraín reunites with his No and Neruda star Gael García Bernal in this evocative mix of family drama and dance film
Sam Claflin and Olivia Munn star in a Netflix romcom spin on Groundhog Day, speculating on the randomness of fate
Streaming next week, Star Wars stalwart Rian Johnson gives the murder mystery genre a fresh spin with an all-star cast: Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Chris Evans
Nora Fingscheidt's debut feature System Crasher was Germany's Oscar entry, and focuses on a young girl tossed between families looking for love
Haifaa al-Mansour, the first female filmmaker from Saudi Arabia, directs The Perfect Candidate which sees one woman take on the world
Catherine Deneueve and Juliette Binoche play a mother and daughter whose bond is tested in Hirokazu Kore-eda's follow-up to Shoplifters
Chris Pratt and Tom Holland star in Pixar's new original adventure Onward, as two teenage elf brothers go hunting for magic
Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Levan Akin, Sonia Braga, Barbara Colen, Niki Caro – all the stars are coming out to shine this month in cinemas
Barbican cinema discounts, 2 for 1 tickets and cheap day Tuesday: we round up where to buy and how to get cheap cinema tickets in London
Andrea Levy's epic tale of love, hope and sacrifice between Britain and Jamaica in the 40s returns after sold out premiere in 2019
From celebrity chefs venturing beyond their comfort zones to stalwart institutions opening up new sites, read on for our favourite new London restaurants in 2019
The Culture Whisper team took part in a blind Christmas sandwich taste test. 2019 offers all the classics and some welcome surprises – here's what we thought