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Lauren Fagan returns to the role of Verdi's Violetta in a revival of Rodula Gaitanou's moving production, given added poignancy by the times we live in
Sumptuously staged, brilliantly sung and played, a lavish new production of Richard Strauss's romantic opera defies all limitations
Highly charged and ambitious revival of Tchaikovsky's most romantic opera introduces an exciting new soprano in Natalia Tanasii
Mozart's comic opera opens a new summer season at the capital's own country house opera
Message in a Bottle, Kate Prince and Sting’s acclaimed show, returns to the Peacock Theatre where its triumphant run was cut short by the Covid-19 lockdown
Brutal Beauty, a comprehensive retrospective of French artist Jean Dubuffet at the Barbican, challenges our notions of art, beauty and the world around us
Teen drag queen musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a young, fun and fresh celebration of being a little bit different
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
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
After superlative reviews and a sellout run, Complicite's extraordinary exploration of sounds and storytelling will be available to experience online
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 musical adaptation of everyone’s favourite French film, Amélie, returns to the London stage starring Audrey Brisson as the determined young woman
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
Arabica's new King's Cross restaurant serves up Levantine sharing plates with flair and a fun atmosphere
Experience weightlessness and wash away your anxieties with floatation therapy, the wellness concept perfected by Floatworks’ London studios
Transit depicts a refugee crisis in modern day occupied France to heart-wrenching results
From a horror house to a gamer's paradise, via the War of the Worlds, VR experiences to try in London
Sweat It fitness classes combine treadmill and weights for a pacy HIIT format that will push you to your personal best
Celebrating transgressive women and homegrown comedy, here's what to watch after Fleabag on Netflix
Traditional British fare is served at a chic setting with views of Centre Point at VIVI
The Golden Hind is one of London's oldest fish and chips restaurants, still drawing in crowds today
There's a gold rush of great shows to top off this year: from five-star musical to star-studded thriller, these are the new plays we have seen and adored