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Songs of Innocence - U2

Simply go to the Music app on your iOS device, or to your iTunes music library on your Mac or PC, and find 'Songs of Innocence' under the artist or album tab. The new album is in iCloud, just tap the track listing to start listening or tap the cloud...

Macbeth After Verdi - The Barbican

The Barbican

Refugee performers, fleeing from Congo, encounter a trunk containing sheet music and gramophone recordings of Verdi’s Macbeth. Inspired by the composer’s musical adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy, they tell the story of their own conflict-ravaged...

Perfidia - James Ellroy

It is December 6 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans - but now, war fever and race hate grip the city...

Story of a Death Foretold - Oscar Guardiola-Rivera

On 11 September 1973, President Salvador Allende of Chile, Latin America’s first democratically elected Marxist president, was deposed in a violent coup d’état. Early that morning the phone lines to Allende’s office were cut, army officers loyal to the...

Journey's End - Watermill Theatre

Watermill Theatre

Just before Germany’s spring offensive in 1918, British officers are in a dug-out onthe front line. Keen young officer Raleigh joins the company and finds Stanhope,
his old friend, much changed. Trying to create some sort of normality amidst the...

World Order - Henry Kissinger

World Order is the summation of Henry Kissinger's thinking about history, strategy and statecraft. As if taking a perspective from far above the globe, it examines the great tectonic plates of history and the motivations of nations, explaining the...

Land of Our Fathers - Trafalgar Studios

Trafalgar Studios

3 May 1979, South Wales. Thatcher is counting her votes, Sid Vicious is spinning in his grave and six Welsh Miners are trapped down a coal mine. Within two weeks, everything these men believe in and everything they know will have changed.

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Lessness - The Barbican

The Barbican

Leading Irish theatre artist Olwen Fouéré performs a reading of Samuel Beckett’s evocative short prose, simply staged in an intimate setting.

One of the 20th century’s most enigmatic texts, Lessness was published in the same year Beckett won the...

Anselm Kiefer - Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy Of Arts

This is the most significant exhibition of the German artist's work. Spanning 40 years, the display focuses on his works in sculpture, painting and installation. In his work he draws on history, folklore and literature.

Waiting for Godot - Sydney Theatre Company - The Barbican

The Barbican

Burdened with aching feet and bladder problems, Estragon and Vladimir pass the time near a tree. Joking, bickering, musing on the profound, the down-and-out pair wait patiently for Godot, interrupted only by brutish Pozzo and his hapless servant Lucky...