David Hockney at work on 'Woldgate Before Kilham'

Hockney – film review

The paintings steal the show in this documentary about the artist

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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: The National Lottery's 12 Poets of 2012 meet the Lottery Draw Show's Voice of the Balls at the National Lottery Plot in the Olympic Park on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images for The National Lottery)
The National Lottery is possibly the most successful example of crowdfunding ever
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The very idea of a pop star ‘selling out’ has gone the way of Victorian brown furniture. To sell is to sell, period
'Kajaki: The True Story'

Kajaki: The True Story – film review

A heart-poundingly tense war drama

Lea van Acken and Florian Stetter in 'Stations of the Cross'

Stations of the Cross – film review

Religious faith is explored in this film of unnerving power


Paddington – film review

Hugh Bonneville has merry adventures with a CGI bear

Susanne Wolff and Steven Scharf in ‘Die Frau vom Meer’
©Arno Declair

Die Frau vom Meer, Deutsches Theater, Berlin – review

Stephan Kimmig’s Ibsen revival leaves its characters compromised

Akram Khan and Sylvie Guillem in ‘Sacred Monsters’
©Tristram Kenton

Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan: Sacred Monsters, Sadler’s Wells, London – review

The playful rapport between the two stars is impossible to resist

Suli Holum in 'Chimera'
©Helen Murray

Chimera, Gate Theatre, London – review

A fizzing, multi-layered monologue about identity

Detail from Hank Willis Thomas’s 'Black is Beautiful' (2014)

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art, Studio Museum, Harlem, New York – review

This patchy show explores African-American glamour magazines

Marianela Nuñez and Carlos Acosta in 'Don Quixote'
©Johan Persson

Don Quixote, Royal Opera House, London – review

Marianela Nuñez danced with enchanting bravura

Perugino's 'Adoration of the Magi'
©Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen

Pietro Perugino, Maître de Raphael, Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris – review

A seductive exhibition of some of Perugino’s most arresting works