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From David Mitchell on stage to a British Baroque show and the Leicester Comedy Festival, 7 Events

7 Events: From David Mitchell on stage to a British Baroque exhibition and the Leicester Comedy Festival, Event picks the top things to do this week

The Play: Upstart Crow

David Mitchell treads the boards as the Bard in Ben Elton’s hit Shakespearean sitcom, which arrives on stage this week. Friday to April 25, Gielgud Theatre, London

 

The Gig: Alicia Keys

Hot on the heels of her new album in March, the Empire State Of Mind hitmaker will be bringing her World Tour to Manchester, Birmingham and London. June 7-10

Hot on the heels of her new album in March, the Empire State Of Mind hitmaker will be bringing her World Tour to Manchester, Birmingham and London. June 7-10

 

The Art Show: British Baroque

Tate Britain stages the first exhibition to focus on baroque culture in Britain, across the tumultuous period from the restoration of King Charles II (Antonio Verrio’s The Sea Triumph Of Charles II, above) in 1660 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714. Tuesday to April 19, London

Tate Britain stages the first exhibition to focus on baroque culture in Britain, across the tumultuous period from the restoration of King Charles II (Antonio Verrio’s The Sea Triumph Of Charles II, above) in 1660 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714. Tuesday to April 19, London

 

The TV Show: Inside No 9

A crucial end-of-season football match is the setting for the first episode in the new run of the darkly comic anthology series from Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith (above). Monday on BBC2 at 10pm

A crucial end-of-season football match is the setting for the first episode in the new run of the darkly comic anthology series from Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith (above). Monday on BBC2 at 10pm

 

The Festival: Leicester Comedy Festival

Highlights of this year’s giggle-inducing line-up include Ed Byrne, Fascinating Aida (above), Shappi Khorsandi, Mark Watson, Stewart Lee, Milton Jones, and Griff Rhys Jones. Wednesday to February 23

Highlights of this year’s giggle-inducing line-up include Ed Byrne, Fascinating Aida (above), Shappi Khorsandi, Mark Watson, Stewart Lee, Milton Jones, and Griff Rhys Jones. Wednesday to February 23

 

The Film: A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

Tom Hanks has deservedly received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of the ever-popular children’s TV presenter Mister Rogers in this moving biopic. Out now

Tom Hanks has deservedly received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of the ever-popular children’s TV presenter Mister Rogers in this moving biopic. Out now

 

The Ballet: Swan Lake  

Derek Deane’s acclaimed in-the-round production of the classic ballet for English National Ballet returns. June 17-28, Royal Albert Hall, London

Derek Deane’s acclaimed in-the-round production of the classic ballet for English National Ballet returns. June 17-28, Royal Albert Hall, London

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