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Here Lies Love: Imelda Marcos puts on her disco shoes at the National Theatre - in pictures

Here Lies Love, a musical by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, has opened at the Nationals new Dorfman theatre after an award-winning run on Broadway.

Uncle Vanya review John Hannahs Yorkshire Chekhov falls flat

Any real sense of tragedy goes missing in a production that encourages too much acting and mistimes the big moments.

Jack Lowden: Method acting? I'd rather fanny around

The Electra star on sharing the stage with Kristin Scott Thomas, never taking the job home with him and his small-screen appearance with Mark Rylance in Wolf Hall.

Here Lies Love review a fine, immersive spectacle lacking substance

Dorfman theatre, LondonBeguiling songs, ingenious design and stunning performances dont quite do justice to a subject that deserves more complex treatment Continue reading...

Steve McQueen review like a punch in the gut

Thomas Dane Gallery, LondonThe artist returns with a heartbreaking meditation on young black men dying before their time.

Thurston Moore The Best Day: album stream

Following his elegant acoustic experiments, the Sonic Youth founder returns to alt rock. Listen to the stream ahead of its release and let us know your thoughts Thurston Moore Band plays first gig by accidentThe Sonic Youth founder and honorary east Londo

Five new albums to try this week: The 2 Bears, Kindness and more

Stream five new albums from alt-rockers Ex Hex, thrash act Exodus and more and let us know what youll be listening to this weekWhy you should listen: This second album from the bear suit-wearing duo, comprised of Raf Rundell and Hot Chips Joe Goddard, un

Rembrandt: The Late Works review triumph in masters tragedy

This brilliant, brave journey through the tragedy of his fall reveals the true Rembrandt a man at the end of his tether.

Gerhard Richter: Our times are so unquiet

He wants to capture our era and uses everything from eye-rocking stripes to sheet glass sculpture in order to do so. Adrian Searle submits to the hectic complexities of Gerhard Richter.

The Distance review a funny, lively second play from Deborah Bruce

Orange Tree, RichmondHelen Baxendale catches perfectly a sense of numbed isolation in this look at the anguished adventure of motherhood Continue reading...