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THE FILM

Brazil

A true original of British cinema, with Jonathan Pryce, heavenly art- direction from Norman Garwood and terrific supporting performances from Katherine Helmond and Robert de Niro.

National Film Theatre, London SE1

(0171-928 3232)

THE MUSICAL

The Hot Mikado

The auditorium is

cool - top marks for

air-conditioning - but the stage is definitely hot, with knockout performances in a smart and sassy

swing version of the G&S classic.

The Queens Theatre (0171-494 5040)

THE EXHIBITION

Andreas Gursky

Photography on a massive scale from one of Germany's most respected and interesting artists. Gursky turns the commonplace into something fascinating and troubling.

Tate Gallery, Liverpool (0151-709 3223)

and what's more...

Kristin Scott Thomas, best known for acting everyone else off the screen in Four Weddings and a Funeral, is doing very nicely as Lady Anne in the screen version of Shakespeare's Richard III. So impressive was she in rehearsals that her executive producer/screenwriter/co-star Ian McKellen has reinstated a lengthy scene cut from his final draft of the screenplay...

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