The Grammy award-winning Italian recording sensation Laura Pausini plays her first UK date next month on the back of her successful album, Resta in Ascolto. In 10 years, Pausini has established herself throughout Europe and South America, selling 20 million albums worldwide. Hammersmith Apollo, London W12 (0870 400 0688) 15 March

Anne-Marie Duff and Peter McDonald star in Days of Wine and Roses, JP Miller's disturbing tale of Donal and Mona, who leave Belfast for a new start in 1960s London. Strangers in an unfamiliar city, they fall in love with each other and with booze. Donmar Warehouse, London WC2 (0870 060 6624) 17 February to 2 April