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From Children In Need to Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins on stage and a Cinderella ballet, 7 Events

7 Events: From Children In Need to Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins on stage and a touring Cinderella ballet, Event picks the top things to do this week

The TV Show: Children In Need

The annual charity telethon is back with segments from Star Wars, Doctor Who (Jodie Whittaker, above) and Strictly Come Dancing just some of the entertainments on offer. Friday, BBC1, 7.30pm

 

The Gig: Elvis Costello 

The maverick singer-songwriter (above in 1977) and his Imposters bring their Just Trust tour to the UK. February 28 to March 18

The maverick singer-songwriter (above in 1977) and his Imposters bring their Just Trust tour to the UK. February 28 to March 18

 

The Musical: Mary Poppins

Zizi Strallen’s practically perfect nanny flies into the Prince Edward Theatre as the award-winning musical returns to the West End. Until May 3

Zizi Strallen’s practically perfect nanny flies into the Prince Edward Theatre as the award-winning musical returns to the West End. Until May 3

 

The Film: Le Mans ’66 

The dramatic story of how Ford beat Ferrari in the prestigious race starring Matt Damon as car designer Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale as British racing driver Ken Miles (both above). Out Friday

The dramatic story of how Ford beat Ferrari in the prestigious race starring Matt Damon as car designer Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale as British racing driver Ken Miles (both above). Out Friday

 

The Ballet: Cinderella 

Northern Ballet’s sumptuous take on the classic fairy tale is back on tour. Tuesday to Saturday, Newcastle Theatre Royal; touring until June 6

Northern Ballet’s sumptuous take on the classic fairy tale is back on tour. Tuesday to Saturday, Newcastle Theatre Royal; touring until June 6

 

The Play: My Brilliant Friend

The impressive Niamh Cusack and Catherine McCormack (above with Ira Mandela Siobhan) star in the stage adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s brilliant Neapolitan Novels. Tuesday to February 22, Olivier stage, National Theatre, London

The impressive Niamh Cusack and Catherine McCormack (above with Ira Mandela Siobhan) star in the stage adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s brilliant Neapolitan Novels. Tuesday to February 22, Olivier stage, National Theatre, London

 

The Art Show: Picasso And Paper 

The Royal Academy stages an exhibition exploring the myriad ways the great artist worked on, and with, paper. Above: Seated Woman (Dora) from 1938. January 25 to April 13

The Royal Academy stages an exhibition exploring the myriad ways the great artist worked on, and with, paper. Above: Seated Woman (Dora) from 1938. January 25 to April 13

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