It's a family affair at the Proms. The Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais, 33, will be conducted by her husband Andris Nelsons (both left) of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. She will perform Desdemona's “Willow Song” and “Ave Maria” from Act 3 of Verdi's 1887 opera Otello and Tatyana's letter scene from Tchaikovsky's 1879 opera Eugene Onegin.
The actor Simon Callow has promised to take audiences to a “dark, murky, unsettling place”, with a new one-man stage show that explores the composer Richard Wagner’s “toxic” and “disgusting” anti-Semitism.
He was the Royal Ballet's youngest male principal at 21 and danced with Dame Margot Fonteyn
Apprentice boffin Tom Pellereau is hoping his latest invention is up to scratch as he unveiled a safe nail-clipper for babies.
It's two years since that interview, and now the 'Agenda' host has two feature films in the offing
Cuddly comedian Michael McIntyre is paying £60 a day to have diet meals delivered to his door. But is this take-away approach healthy? Simon Usborne weighs in
Can theatrical hang-out Joe Allen – barely changed in decades – still put on a show?
We were promised surprises in Peter Konwitschny’s ‘La Traviata’, and the first comes at the start.
The arts are flourishing in Thurrock, despite the town being voted the most miserable in Britain this year
It was always going to be a drama when the Royal Opera House staged its first production in more than 120 years of Robert le diable, Giacomo Meyerbeer’s epic opera.
The Royal Opera House is staging Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable for the first time in a century. It's a welcome focus on a much maligned composer
The Pollard review, which is examining a shelved Newsnight report into the Jimmy Savile abuse allegations, is to take about a month longer to report than expected.
Three restaurants and a top nightclub in central London have been shut after inspectors found a catalogue of food hygiene failings.
Nicolas Kent is a hard act to follow at the Tricycle but Indhu Rubasingham kicks off her tenure as the new artistic director in striking style now with this fascinating, if flawed, new play by Lolita Chakrabarti.
'I love the simplicity of a martini. you can end up with a million different drinks'