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.
How many restaurants which survive for more than 10 years are actually any good? In the restless churn of the London food scene, the answer is arguably: not very many. Chefs move on, managers are poached, the owner loses interest and that exciting new concept grows as stale as last week's leftovers. Inevitably, the sizzle subsides and the quality drops. At which point, it's only a matter of time before the nice chap from Cote, or Jamie's Italian, or Bill's comes knocking to ask about the lease.
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.
Life has not been easy for Rolando Villazon these last few years. Invasive throat surgery stopped him singing, with no guarantee of any return to form. When he did make a come-back his performance was savagely dissected by the critics.
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.
More than a decade after he missed out, Tony Hall hailed as man to revive the troubled corporation
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'
Punch and Judy is making a comeback - but without the violence or dropped baby.