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Johnny Depp is stuck recycling one of his worst performances alongside Javier Bardem’s new villain in Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

Hampstead author Joseph Connolly talks about his latest novel. Set amid the seedy bedsits and casual racism and sexism of the early 60s it’s an unvarnished portrait of an era often viewed through a revisionist lens

Despite it happening in one of London’s smallest venues, the premiere of Mark Weinman’s Dyl will be on my list of Big Theatre Moments of 2017

Alex Bellotti talks to Carl Barat about heavy metal, themed hotels and the electric spirit of Camden Town ahead of Camden Rocks

This production honours its taboo-ridden intent in a thought-provoking, challenging fashion

Learn how to cook regional Mexican cuisine rather than the usual Tex-Mex

In this crisp revival of Martin Crimp’s bleak 1993 satire, director Lyndsey Turner hones in on the hypocrisies inherent in the Hollywood studio system

There are many pitfalls to dusting down old material and presenting it anew.

Marvel’s latest sequel starts off sharper and funnier than the first, but loses its way in the second half

Baroque music and food combine for a feastival in Hampstead

The Armeian Genocide deserves a better film but The Promise is the one it’s got and it may be enough

Culture & the Third Reich is a collection of lectures, film, discussion and live music this weekend at UCL

This crowd-funded record puts BSP back in the frame – food for hearts, minds and feet

A married conductor and pianist collaborate on a recording of rare concertos that champion little known women composers

Cressida Carré offers an intriguing provocation with her all-female revival of Laura Wade’s portrait of entitled white male excess

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s extraordinary true story of how a satirical magazine was produced in the trenches of WW1

The Scottish band are left searching for past passion and power in their first record since 1998

The film’s approach would surely meet with the institution’s approval: nothing is too structured, nothing is forced, no judgment is made and the characters are allowed to express themselves largely free of the imposition of narrative

This month I’ve created two eggy recipes: an Easter Egg Chocolate ‘Pinata’ Cake and a Spring Frittata

Laura Marling captivated the crowd with her typical lyrical mastery and soaring vocals

Lourdes Faberes plays Tamburlaine while five actors (one man and four women, all of British-Asian descent) tackle multiple roles in a stylish venture with a minimal set

With no props, a minimal backdrop of neon strips and some sparely used house music interspersing the stories, the focus in Luke Davies’ swift production is Cash’s talent as a master wordsmith

From choral evensong in Hampstead, to satirical cabaret and pilgrimages, versatile performer Guy has his finger in many pies

French artist works piano and electronica into intriguing sculptures for third LP

Despite sounding like the next Tarzan spin-off, this based-on-a-true-story tale is a striking success, starring Robert Patinson and Charlie Hunnam

Lee Mack’s Maitre Jacques smacks the audience between the eyes with cute, wry asides that break the fourth wall, but the relentlessness of the quips from all participants is an exhausting experience

Former Eastender Michelle Collins stars as warm-hearted Gina, a nurse in her late forties with an addiction to painkillers who, following her husband’s stroke, now cares for him full-time

Edward Albee’s 1962 marital warfare masterpiece has been magnificently revived by James Macdonald, exchanging blousy melodrama for taut, psychologically plausible theatre

Debut novelist Jennie Ensor writes on the trials of getting her 7/7 inspired psychological thriller finally published

Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire are loveable in Stoppard’s indulgent play but David Haig is a stupendous presence

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