The Wife

Meg Wolitzer’s ‘The Wife’ emotionally explores the effects of success and fame on a loving marriage. Starring Glen Close and Jonathan Pryce – in cinemas now.

In cinemas nationwide

Siegfried and Gotterdamerung

Keith Warner’s Siegfried and Gotterdamerung turn the two final chapters of Wagner’s daunting Ring Cycle into spectacular, gripping display. Antonio Pappano’s orchestra are on top form at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Until 31 October at the Royal Opera House


Australian director Adena Jacobs makes her debut with Strauss’s ‘Salome’ at the English National Opera.

Until 23 October at the ENO

From Eden to Empire

Explore the great American wilderness with the National Gallery’s exhibition on the works of Thomas Cole.

Until 7 October at the National Gallery


Discover the art of this great continent, from historic to contemporary, in this new exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Until 10 December at the RA

2018 Festival of Sound

Last chance to get tickets to the 2018 Festival of Sound at Novotel London West.

28-29 September at Novotel London West

London Oktoberfest

Can’t afford tickets to Bavaria? Well beer enthusiasts can have the next best thing with the Erdinger Oktoberfest in Stratford – and still catch a cab home.

Until 28 October at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford


When does ‘want’ become ‘need’? London’s new Science Gallery presents the theme of addiction in its new exhibition, ‘Hooked’.

Until 6 January at the Science Gallery