Lorca’s 1932 novel of family breakdown and turbulent relationships is re-imagined in a contemporary London setting. As the opening piece of the Omnibus Theatre’s Autumn/Winter season, this dark, compelling play plays homage to its Spanish roots, whilst also making the most of its London backdrop.
Until 23rd September, Omnibus Theatre, London
Already met with great acclaim in the US, this film directed by Spike Lee tells the unbelievable story of a black police officer who managed to successfully infiltrate a Colorado KKK chapter.
In cinemas nationwide.
ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer
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This exhibition comprises pieces from all phases of her hugely innovative career, and is a brilliant introduction to her work.
Until 31st July 2019, Tate Modern, London
Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms
Sir Andrew Davis, former Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra brings a mixture classical favourites to round off the Proms season.
8 September, Royal Albert Hall, London
An alternative to the classical music of the Proms, Passenger – of ‘Let Her Go’ 2012 fame – introduces his new album ‘Runaway’.
8 September, Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
The Lehman Trilogy
The story of the now infamous bank and the family that set it up is told in a poetic three-part play that tackles Jewish identity, the American dream, and the eventual 2008 collapse.
Until 20th October, Lyttleton Theatre, London
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
This exhibition brings together the work of more than 40 artists who were influenced by the King of Pop.
Until 21st October, National Portrait Gallery, London
I Object: Ian Hislop’s search for dissent
Private Eye editor Ian Hislop has curated an exhibition of protest through the ages, from a Jacobin portrait of Louis XVI wearing a Phrygian cap, to the pink hats worn by the Women’s March protesters last year.
Until 20th January, British Museum, London
Lyndsey Turner returns to the Donmar to direct a play that deals with the nature of generational changes and fraught family dynamics.
Until 22nd September 2018, Donmar Warehouse, London
Straight from the Edinburgh Fringe, this musical lets the six wives of Henry VIII tell their side of the story – a fun take on the old rhyme ‘divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived.’