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Discover the most inspiring art exhibitions 2019 outside of London that may just tempt you on a UK mini-break
Stars at the Old Vic: Sally Field and Jenna Coleman lead a stellar cast in Arthur Miller's All My Sons
Wondering what theatre to book and what plays to see? From fringe to the West End: London's best theatre
Sorolla brings Spanish sunshine to the National Gallery, Anish Kapoor christens the refurbished Pitzhanger Gallery and Martin Parr's exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery offers more than just photography
Young lovers thwart the commercial ambitions of greedy parents when they attempt to put their daughter on the market, in Smetana's lively opera
Mozart's comic and heroic opera sparkles with the enchantment it promises in a welcome spring revival
Harold Pinter's reversed romance reverberates with relevance in this immaculate revival starring Tom Hiddleston at his caustic best
Portmeirion's Festival No. 6 was our best worst kept secret about North Wales
Five stars for standup comedian Simon Amstell and a preview of ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev's backstory – fill your boots with the best releases this week
From the eccentric fun of Martin Parr to Dave Heath's sombre portrayal of post-war America, these are the photography exhibitions to see now.
From the fame of Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Simon Amstell has grown leaps and bounds. The comedian directs his second film, Benjamin, as a balm for self-torturing lonely souls
The White Crow, director Ralph Fiennes' third film, tells the back story of the charismatic ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s decision to defect from the Soviet Union in 1961
The House of Dior V&A exhibition is a breath-taking celebration of haute couture and a welcome escape from reality. It's been extended so there's another chance to get tickets
There are so many reasons to watch Fleabag season 2 – and the second episode, with Fiona Shaw and Hugh Skinner in tow, proves why
The Affordable Art Fair's Battersea edition has closed its doors for another year, but there are still plenty of inspiring artworks available online
Masculinity is in the spotlight in this potent play, which transfers to The Roundhouse after impressing at the National Theatre
Music for Mothering Sunday, with dynamic conductor Xian Zhang and violinist Alina Pogostkina
She was left in the shadow of Shakespeare and Marlowe, but now Emilia Bassano is finally the protagonist of her own story
Photographer Richard Billingham revisits his childhood with a powerful stillness and love laced with dysfunction in his debut feature film Ray & Liz
Who says Christmas only comes once a year? With these subscription boxes your little ones can experience the magic on a monthly basis.
Brazilian filmmaker Alejandro Landes uses the backdrop of the Colombian civil war to tell a dizzying story of teenage angst and global chaos in Monos
To celebrate a year that sees women dominating many of the London galleries, we have brought together some of the best female artists on Instagram
Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a teacher with an alarming affection for her student in Sara Colangelo's remake of 2014 Israeli film The Kindergarten Teacher
The National Portrait Gallery's exhibition of works by British photographer Martin Parr takes a wry look at the colourful everyday
Female filmmakers are paving the way for an exciting year in the entertainment industry. From biopics to blockbusters, women are taking the reigns in the new year
Netflix and Chill? Sit back and celebrate the women in your life, with the best female-directed films on Netflix now
The stars align on London's stages this March. Here are the seven shows you should see, from indie film inspiration to Tom Hiddleston's take on Pinter
Triplets separated at birth reckon with the dark conspiracy still brewing in Three Identical Strangers, a documentary hit from Sundance
El Anatsui's work spans many materials and decades, but his current exhibition at October Gallery showcases his most recent 'fabrics'
Maggie Gyllenhaal reboots The Kindergarten Teacher while photographer Richard Billingham makes his big screen debut
The Oscars are over and the first festivals have rolled the dice – the year's landscape is shaping up. Here are 10 movies to change the game in 2019
First Sundance, then the Berlinale: Joanna Hogg's The Souvenir is the first major film of the 2019 festival circuit to look out for