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Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature - Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House

New York City Ballet Principal Wendy Whelan collaborates with four young choreographers to create a suite of duets.

Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century - Georgina Adam

This highly readable and timely book explores the transformation of the modern and contemporary art market in the 21st century from a niche trade to a globalised operation worth an estimated $50 billion a year.Drawing on her personal experience, the...

Acoustic Classics - Richard Thompson

Acoustic Classics, a collection of newly recorded timeless Richard Thompson songs, features 14 tracks culled from his 40 plus year music career. For the first time ever, acoustic versions of songs like "I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight" and "...

Touched - Joanna Briscoe

Rowena Crale and her family have moved from London. They now live in a small English village in a cottage which seems to be resisting all attempts at renovation.Walls ooze damp, stains come through layers of wallpaper, celings sag.And strange noises -...

Summer House with Swimming Pool - Herman Koch

Marc Schlosser is a doctor to the rich and famous. When his most famous patient, the actor Ralph Meier, invites him and his family on holiday, Marc finds that he can't refuse. But by the time the suntans fade, Ralph Meier is dead. The medical board...

This Was a Man - Finborough Theatre

Finborough Theatre

Edward Churt is a successful painter. His wife Carol has a "vivid personality composed of a minimum of intellect and a maximum of sex". Increasingly aware of her infidelity, Edward defends himself with a veneer of sophisticated insouciance. But his...

The Two Gentlemen of Verona - RSC - Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Having travelled to Milan in search of adventure, they both fall for the Duke's daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart Julia at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia.


Cubania - Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House

Carlos Acosta presents a vibrant mixed programme featuring works from leading Cuban artists accompanied by a live Cuban band.

The Man Booker Prize 2014

The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

The Man Booker Prize...

Invincible - St James Theatre

St James Theatre

The recession is biting hard and so Emily and Oliver have decided to downsize and shift their middle-class London lifestyle to a small town in the north of England. They want to live, work and to raise their two young children in a friendly community,...