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From Anthony Hopkins as King Lear on TV to Gareth Malone on tour & Hay Festival, 7 Unmissable Events

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THE MAIN EVENT

The TV Show: King Lear

Anthony Hopkins (pictured with Florence Pugh as Cordelia) leads a top-notch British cast in Richard Eyre’s brilliant adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy. Mon, BBC2, 9.30pm

 

The Dance Show: Xenos

Making his final appearance as a dancer in a full-length piece, Akram Khan uses his unique blend of classical kathak and contemporary dance to tell the story of a shell-shocked colonial soldier during WWI. Tue to Jun 9, Sadler’s Wells, London

Making his final appearance as a dancer in a full-length piece, Akram Khan uses his unique blend of classical kathak and contemporary dance to tell the story of a shell-shocked colonial soldier during WWI. Tue to Jun 9, Sadler’s Wells, London

 

The Art Show: Antony Gormley – Subject

The newly refurbished Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge hosts an exhibition dedicated to the Angel Of The North sculptor. Highlights include the floating, cast-iron Edge III (above). Until Aug 27

The newly refurbished Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge hosts an exhibition dedicated to the Angel Of The North sculptor. Highlights include the floating, cast-iron Edge III (above). Until Aug 27

 

The Comedy Show: Shappi Khorsandi

Nelson’s mistress Emma Hamilton is the inspiration behind Khorsandi’s latest show which visits Newport on the Isle of Wight, Sheffield and Salford this week. Touring until Jun 11

Nelson’s mistress Emma Hamilton is the inspiration behind Khorsandi’s latest show which visits Newport on the Isle of Wight, Sheffield and Salford this week. Touring until Jun 11

 

The Festival: Hay Festival

This year’s line-up includes talks by the likes of Jim Broadbent (tonight), Jilly Cooper (Thu) and Rose McGowan (above, Sat). Until Jun 3

This year’s line-up includes talks by the likes of Jim Broadbent (tonight), Jilly Cooper (Thu) and Rose McGowan (above, Sat). Until Jun 3

 

The Gig: Gareth Malone

Britain’s favourite choirmaster (above) embarks on a new tour, taking in Coventry (tonight), Southend (Mon), Guildford (Tue), Edinburgh (Thu), Dundee (Fri), Gateshead (Jun 4), Nottingham (Jun 5) and Preston (Jun 6)

Britain’s favourite choirmaster (above) embarks on a new tour, taking in Coventry (tonight), Southend (Mon), Guildford (Tue), Edinburgh (Thu), Dundee (Fri), Gateshead (Jun 4), Nottingham (Jun 5) and Preston (Jun 6)

 

The Film: Solo 

The force is strong with Alden Ehrenreich (above) as he takes on the role of a young Han Solo in the latest addition to the Star Wars franchise. Out now

The force is strong with Alden Ehrenreich (above) as he takes on the role of a young Han Solo in the latest addition to the Star Wars franchise. Out now

 

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