The arts and culture everyone is talking about
ART: ALL TOO HUMAN
A chance to see intimate work from the likes of Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon.
Tate Britain; until 27 August; tate.org.uk
PHOTOGRAPHY: ANOTHER KIND OF LIFE
Images of those living life on the edge make for an experience that stays with you.
The Barbican; until 27 May; barbican.org.uk
PLAY: CAROLINE OR CHANGE
Tony Kushner’s politically charged play returns for a limited run.
Hampstead Theatre; until 21 April; hampsteadtheatre.com
MUSIC: THE STREETS
Mike Skinner is back live after seven years. Party like it’s 2004 – at least.
Brixton Academy; 25-27 April; academymusicgroup.com
COMEDY: PIERRE NOVELLIE
South African with a terrific line in cerebral-yet-accessible comedy.
Soho Theatre; 26-28 April; sohotheatre.com
FASHION: CULT, CULTURE, SUBVERSION
On at the Fashion & Textile Museum, in Bermondsey, this is a celebration of the mighty T-shirt.
Until 6 May; ftmlondon.org
HEALTH: IBS AWARENESS MONTH
Irritable Bowel Syndrome affects 10-20% of us so you’re not suffering alone.
To find out more, visit theibsnetwork.org.
Disney it ain’t… Suranne Jones stars in this dark thriller which focuses on the interwoven lives of three strangers when a girl goes missing. As well as Jones, this brooding tale of revenge and retribution also features the sublime Jason Watkins. The two stars make this limited run a must-see.
Theatre Royal Haymarket; until 5 May 2018; trh.co.uk
PHOTOGRAPHY: INSIGHT ASTRONOMY PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR
Living in London is terrific, but pollution means it’s hard to pick out your Ursa Minor from your Ursa Major. This stunning exhibition features some mind-boggling snaps of stars, space and more.
Royal Observatory Greenwich; until 22 July 2018; rmg.co.uk
COMEDY: KERRY GODLIMAN TOUR
Laughter, they say, is the best medicine so if you need cheering up now that summer’s coming to an end, Kerry Godliman is one of the finest stand-ups working today. Although best-known as Hannah from Ricky Gervais’ sitcom Derek, it’s live you’ll get the richest flavour of her skills.
Visit kerrygodliman.com; various dates.