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A harrowing tale of innocence corrupted, English National Ballet’s Manon with Kenneth Macmillan’s masterful choreography returns to the London Coliseum
Masculinity is in the spotlight at this potent play, which transfers to The Roundhouse after impressing at the National Theatre
Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy and Bruce Willis star in M. Night Shyamalan's Glass, a sequel to both his 2000 superhero movie Unbreakable and his more recent schizo-horror film Split
Tackling police brutality and revolt, Monsters and Men feels urgent – only months after Cannes hit BlackKklansman. John David Washington stars
Now's the time to beat the January Blues: Netflix has plenty to offer in feelgood films sure to lift your spirits and find ways to feel better this month
Ermonela Jaho takes Covent Garden by storm as Verdi's many-layered Violetta
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie star in Mary Queen of Scots, an upcoming historical drama charting the infamous rivalry between Elizabeth I and the titular Mary
A thrilling and terrifying card game has deadly consequences in Tchaikovsky's great opera
Hugh Jackman stars in political biopic The Front Runner as disgraced presidential candidate Gary Hart – but did this film need to be made?
From a horror house to a gamer's paradise, VR experiences to try in London
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
In The Upside, Hollywood remake of French triumph Intouchables, Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston play two unlikely friends in a sentimental but stultifying rehash
It won the Golden Globes for Best Picture and Best Actor, but Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic, is still a bad film that gives a disappointing tribute act
Steve Carell teams up with Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis in the tragicomic tale of Welcome to Marwen – a portrait of a miniature world of its own
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical brings spontaneous song and silliness to the West End's The Other Palace
Breaking down political stereotypes and the taboos of disease, these are the best movies to watch, January 2019
Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny play forbidden lovers in Lizzie: a biographical thriller about the Borden murders and the man who made it happen
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
The Culture Whisper team took part in a blind Christmas sandwich taste test. 2018 offers all the classics and some welcome surprises – here's what we thought
A Fantastic Woman director Sebastian Lelio turns to the orthodox Jewish community in Disobedience. Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams star
A welcome return for Jonathan Miller's impeccable production of Puccini's tender opera, stylishly set in 1930s Paris
Sure, it's a good song, but Elton John better be ready for some company this year. From VISA to Burberry, Heathrow and Sainsburys, every Christmas advert worth watching in 2018
Lisbeth Salander (Claire Foy) returns in The Girl in the Spider's Web, adapted from David Lagercrantz's book. And this assignment is bigger than anything she's faced before
Extended: Teen Drag Queen musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a young, fun and fresh celebration of being a little bit different
In cinemas for one week before it hits Netflix, the Coen Brothers head West in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a fun journey of cartoons and chaos
British social-realist filmmaker Mike Leigh returns to historical drama, but on a far grander scale. Starring Maxine Peake, Peterloo tackles the 1819 Peterloo Massacre in Manchester
Based on the New York Times bestseller by Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give offers a galvanising YA story starring Amandla Stenberg and KJ Apa
With Been So Long, Netflix heads to Camden and lets Michaela Coel shine as a single mother who finds romance in a neon soaked musical
Joaquin Phoenix, John C Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Riz Ahmed star in The Sisters Brothers, the new Western from French director Jacques Audiard
Chris Pine and director David Mackenzie return together in a new medieval Netflix film, in which Scotland is (once again) trying to free itself from the English
David Gordon Green ignores every other Halloween sequel and continues from the original – bringing back Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode, a woman with a taste for vengeance
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