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From Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in cinemas to John Malkovich as Poirot on TV, 7 Unmissable Events

7 Unmissable Events: From Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in cinemas to John Malkovich as Poirot on TV, Event picks the top things to see this week

The Film: Mary Poppins Returns 

Emily Blunt (above) takes over from Julie Andrews as the eponymous magical nanny in a heart-warming sequel that is practically perfect in every way. Out now

 

The Ballet: Nutcraker

Tchaikovsky’s soaring score is brought to life by English National Ballet. Until Dec 30, London Coliseum

Tchaikovsky’s soaring score is brought to life by English National Ballet. Until Dec 30, London Coliseum

 

The TV Show: The ABC Murders

John Malkovich (above) steps into David Suchet’s spats to play Hercule Poirot in the BBC’s latest Agatha Christie adaptation. Boxing Day, BBC1, 9pm

John Malkovich (above) steps into David Suchet’s spats to play Hercule Poirot in the BBC’s latest Agatha Christie adaptation. Boxing Day, BBC1, 9pm

 

The Festive Event: Once Upon A Time

Storytelling pied pipers (above) will guide visitors on an enchanting journey through classic fairytales as characters including Snow White and Cinderella are dotted among Chatsworth’s Christmas decorations. Until Jan 6, Derbyshire

Storytelling pied pipers (above) will guide visitors on an enchanting journey through classic fairytales as characters including Snow White and Cinderella are dotted among Chatsworth’s Christmas decorations. Until Jan 6, Derbyshire

 

The Exhibition: Julian Trevelyan

He mingled with Miró and taught Hockney. Now Pallant House Gallery stages The Artist And His World, the first retrospective in over 20 years of the printmaker, painter and one of the founding members of the British surrealists (Self-portrait, 1940, above). Until Feb 10, Chichester

He mingled with Miró and taught Hockney. Now Pallant House Gallery stages The Artist And His World, the first retrospective in over 20 years of the printmaker, painter and one of the founding members of the British surrealists (Self-portrait, 1940, above). Until Feb 10, Chichester

 

The Musical: Kiss Me, Kate

With scorching choreography and an ace Lilli in Rebecca Lock, Sheffield Crucible’s take on the Cole Porter musical is Too Darn Hot. Until Jan 12

With scorching choreography and an ace Lilli in Rebecca Lock, Sheffield Crucible’s take on the Cole Porter musical is Too Darn Hot. Until Jan 12

 

The Play: Timon Of Athens  

The RSC perform Shakespeare’s satire with Kathryn Hunter (above) brilliant in the title role. Until Feb 22, Stratford-upon-Avon

The RSC perform Shakespeare’s satire with Kathryn Hunter (above) brilliant in the title role. Until Feb 22, Stratford-upon-Avon

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