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Gloriously silly reworking of Moliere’s Tartuffe stutters with an inconsistent tone but comes good at the end to lampoon Britain’s crumbling social structures

Gillian Anderson and Lily James give stellar performances in Ivo Van Hove’s reworking of the Bette Davis classic about a scheming understudy

During World War II Sally Noach saved around 600 people by giving them false papers.

Now his daughter Lady Irene Hatter has gone in search of the truth about the father wouldn’t talk about his wartime activities

Wildlife Column

Thursday, February 14, 2019

ZSL Fundraising Director James Wren asks us to look at the wildlife around us

Pigeonhole-phobic Joseph Mount and friends sprinkle some sonic extras on their breakthrough record.

Suffolk based soprano talks about following in the footsteps of Mozart and singing in Hampstead with the world famous tenor

Ruth Pavey talks to the artist digging deep for inspiration

Kentish Town author’s latest book timed to come out during Children of Alcoholics Week is based on personal experience of a boozy dad who mocked her dyslexia

The leftie comic’s empassioned look at the National Health service may not be laugh a minute but is compelling and thought-provoking

Elgar’s sombre and intense meditation on the journey of a soul from death to the afterlife is given a beautiful and sinister rendition

Seismic life events trigger new sonic adventures for this troubadour duo, with some exciting, propulsive results.

Anne Washburn’s latest play stages a nightmarish dinner party with Donald Trump, his entourage, and entrances by James Comey and George Bush

A new book by a Belsize Park author sheds fresh light on the crimes of World War I French serial killer Henri Desire Landru

Haven’t we seen this so-so dystopian thriller before?

Four great performances mark out this poignant drama about the need for human connection in breadline America

Tale of a middle-aged drunk who takes a bonding trip to Thailand with his long-suffering son is fun, but overstuffed with issues

Serving succulent rotisserie chicken from a Josper grill the market’s latest food adventure offers a warm hug on a cold day

The latest Hampstead Theatre play casts disabled actors in disabled roles, but it’s not just about that

A grant from the charity Art Fund has allowed the Hampstead museum to buy a work by the Anglo-Indian artist who lived in Belsize Park

A solo tour of British theatres by the Lord of the Rings star will raise funds for each venue

The Primrose Hill broadcaster and his friend and mentor stage a joint exhibition in Highgate

North London’s Nutty Boys will play a career-spanning set at the Hampstead mansion accompanied by a live orchestra

Fast Show writer and comedian Paul Whitehouse’s latest venture is bringing TV classic Only Fools and Horses to the Stage

S&M antics and gender swapping don’t make for a riveting night out at the theatre despite a luminous performance by Cate Blanchett

A display of artists’ repetitive tasks at Elisabeth Murdoch’s art foundation includes a scooter laden with rubber bands and a knotted reel of cotton

Primrose Hill novelist’s book set in the post-war years deals with the legacy of trauma and how the past plays out in the next generation

The great Canadian auteur Robert Lepage has written and directed the Cirque’s latest visit to the Royal Albert Hall and you can find his quirky stamp all over it - from the clever recreation of the famous March of Man evolution illustration, to a trouple of acrobats in dayglo Aboriginal spotted suits and space helmets, walking down a runway then taking off.

Ishy Din’s play set in a northern cab office is a welcome insight into Margaret Thatcher’s effect on immigrant workers but a lost opportunity

Regulars at the Heath’s famous bathing ponds extol the virtues of freshwater swimming in freezing temperatures in this life-affirming low budget documentary

Ex Taxi Driver Ishy Din says working as a cabbie gave him “raw material” for his play set in a northern taxi firm

The King’s Head’s very funny revival of Kevin Elyot’s play about sex, love and loyalty between a gay couple transfers to the West End

The singer-songwriter from Hertford is hotly tipped as one of the most exciting acts to look out for in 2019. Ahead of his debut album release in April, Ten Tonnes will play a handful of live shows including a date at Scala in February.

Cutting edge puppetry, circus, juggling and live art will be showcased at the inernational event which runs at various venues including the Barbican, Sadlers Wells, Shoreditch Town Hall, and Jacksons Lane

Kings Place is staging a year of concerts dedicated to often forgotten female musical talent

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