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Zoe Paskett tries out a new exercise class that combines swing dance and aerobics, finding that the exhaustion is outweighed by enjoyment and great music

The Highgate singer, who has written songs for Morrissey is launching his new album, prompted by the death of his idol, at St Pancras Church

With an energetic cast and brilliant choreography, this production is a well crafted piece of theatre, but it falls short of asking the right questions

200 years after John Keats published his first poetry volume, Hampstead actress Ruth Rosen marks the occasion

The plot is cobbled together and there’s an excess of eels in this style-over-substance (but not particularly stylish) thriller

The 70th birthday celebration of cellist Moray Welsh coincides with the 30th anniversary of du Pre and raises money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society

Salford band’s fifth continues to straddle post-punk and complex pop. Is it enough to make anyone care?

The year-long residency came after an online poll asked workers residents and students in Kings Cross to nominate a musician

The triumph of Partick Marber’s production of Stoppard’s play is the way it honours Stoppard’s dazzling intellect while also going full throttle with the piece’s playful, sometimes bonkers, wit

BRIDGET GALTON talks to veteran broadcaster Robin Lustig about his memoir of 45 years in news ahead of Jewish Book Week

Ben Bailey Smith aka Doc Brown talks to Zoe Paskett about music, success in comedy and why he doesn’t ever do TV panel shows

Bridget Galton discovers a pop up art project dressed as an estate agent where Kentish Towners can bring memories and feelings about changing area

Talky two-hander fires blanks, missing the chance to probe identity in the internet age, but Theo James is the real deal

Moonlight shows life at its toughest and its most real, making it a more than worthy Oscar contender

Hampstead Theatre founder JAMES ROOSE EVANS reviews an honest memoir of his friend the Irish writer Molly Keane by her daughter Sally

BRIDGET GALTON talks to actor Freddie Fox about poetry, fame and dodging ‘posh boy’ typecasting

The bear-sized Brightonian’s debut has awards-givers frothing at the mouth. Does it match such high hopes?

In Jamie Lloyd’s intimate remount of this seminal 90s in-yer-face play, the audience hunker down on ramshackle furniture

The team behind Heist Bank and Alice House have taken over La Brocca on West End Lane

Divian Ladwa plays Dev Patel’s adopted brother Mantosh, and talks to Zoe Paskett about the importance of the film for the sake of hope in difficult times

Oscar Wilde’s 1891 tragedy has become the subject of a 1930s makeover in a bold production by Anastasia Revi

Sick of the Fringe co-curator Brian Lobel wants the 30 performances, music events, talks and workshops to generate “powerful nuanced conversations” around art, medicine and illness

Here are a few ideas for easy V-Day recipes. This four-course dinner should take you at most a couple of hours to make.

Tami Isaacs Pearce from Karma Bread Bakehouse in South End Green talks about setting up her bakery and becoming part of the Hampstead community

20th Century Women is so truthful it’s as though you lived it yourself, but all this truth is delivered at a pretty slow pace

25 year old Georgia Green, who has baked cakes for celebrities such as Cara Delevingne, is hoping to be the next Nigella

Denzel Washington’s interpretation of August Wilson’s play is made magnificent by his and Viola Davis’ acting

The Eccles British Library Writers Award annually hands £20,000 and a year’s residency to help authors search the US, Caribbean and Canada collections. One of this year’s winners is Saint Ettiene’s Bob Stanley

Madness have returned to their old haunt to unveil a plaque commemorating their first gig at the Dublin Castle in January 1979

Bridget Galton talks to film actor Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, Great Expectations,The Railway Man) about his latest stage role in a dark comedy

Lilac Yosiphon’s play, One Last Thing (For Now), is calling for love letters in times of war before opening at the Old Red Lion theatre

Works painted by state sponsored artists under the Communist regime go on display at Highgate Gallery

Marrakech is at its best off season with mild temperatures and fewer crowds but the same great tagine, finds Zoe Paskett, who stayed at the newly refurbished Movenpick Hotel

Roald Dahl funny prize winner Andy Stanton appears at a mini book festival at JW3. He talks to BRIDGET GALTON

Jeff Nichols’ true life story focuses on the little things in life and is as understated as its protagonists

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