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From Ben Elton’s first stand-up tour in 15 years to World On Fire on TV and Prism on stage, 7 Events

7 Events: From Ben Elton’s first stand-up tour in 15 years to World On Fire on TV and Robert Lindsay in Prism, Event picks the top things to do this week

The Comedy Show: Ben Elton

The king of alternative comedy returns to his first love – stand-up – as he hits the road for the first time since 2004. Touring until December 20

 

The Film: Judy

Renée Zellweger is already being tipped for awards glory for her portrayal of Judy Garland (right) in Rupert Goold’s biopic set during the final months of the tragic star’s life. Out Wednesday

Renée Zellweger is already being tipped for awards glory for her portrayal of Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s biopic set during the final months of the tragic star’s life. Out Wednesday

 

The Play: Prism

Robert Lindsay (above) is back as legendary cinematographer Jack Cardiff in a revival of Terry Johnson’s poignant play. Touring from Thursday to November 30

Robert Lindsay is back as legendary cinematographer Jack Cardiff in a revival of Terry Johnson’s poignant play. Touring from Thursday to November 30

 

The Gig: Cher

More than 15 years after she last graced our shores with her ‘farewell tour’, the pop legend returns with a tour entitled Here We Go Again. So expect a sprinkling of Abba among her usual hits. Touring from October 20 to  November 3

More than 15 years after she last graced our shores with her ‘farewell tour’, the pop legend returns with a tour entitled Here We Go Again. So expect a sprinkling of Abba among her usual hits. Touring from October 20 to  November 3

 

The TV Show: World On Fire

Sean Bean plays a conscientious objector in this epic new drama chronicling the effects of the first year of WWII across Europe. Tonight, BBC1, 9pm

Sean Bean plays a conscientious objector in this epic new drama chronicling the effects of the first year of WWII across Europe. Tonight, BBC1, 9pm

 

The Musical: Sunday In The Park With George

Jake Gyllenhaal (below) reprises his role as the artist Georges Seurat in Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical. From June 11, Savoy Theatre, London

Jake Gyllenhaal reprises his role as the artist Georges Seurat in Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical. From June 11, Savoy Theatre, London

 

The Dance Show: Heartbeat Of Home 

The latest dance and music extravaganza from the producers of Riverdance features everything from the tango to tap-dancing. Until October 13, Piccadilly Theatre, London

The latest dance and music extravaganza from the producers of Riverdance features everything from the tango to tap-dancing. Until October 13, Piccadilly Theatre, London

 

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