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From Hamilton to A Christmas Carol, 7 Unmissable Events

THE MAIN EVENT

The Musical: Hamilton

Broadway’s raptastic hit (starring a brilliant Jamael Westman, above with Rachelle Ann Go) finally opens in London. Until Jun 30, Victoria Palace Theatre

 

The Ballet: The Nutcracker

With sumptuous costumes, spectacular sets and Tchaikovsky’s magical score, Scottish Ballet’s production proves a Christmas treat for all ages. Until Sat, Edinburgh Festival Theatre; touring until Feb 3

With sumptuous costumes, spectacular sets and Tchaikovsky’s magical score, Scottish Ballet’s production proves a Christmas treat for all ages. Until Sat, Edinburgh Festival Theatre; touring until Feb 3

 

The TV Show: The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton’s best-selling novel is adapted into a haunting two-part drama starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Alex Hassell (together, above) and Romola Garai.  Tue, BBC1, 9pm

Jessie Burton’s best-selling novel is adapted into a haunting two-part drama starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Alex Hassell (together, above) and Romola Garai.  Tue, BBC1, 9pm

 

The Art Show: Dali/Duchamp

It’s your last chance to see works such as Dalí’s Lobster Telephone (above) as the Royal Academy’s fascinating look at modern art’s odd couple draws to a close. Until Jan 3

It’s your last chance to see works such as Dalí’s Lobster Telephone (above) as the Royal Academy’s fascinating look at modern art’s odd couple draws to a close. Until Jan 3

 

The Play: A Christmas Carol

Phil Davis (above) is a natural as our favourite miser in David Edgar’s production of the Dickens classic. Until Feb 4, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Phil Davis (above) is a natural as our favourite miser in David Edgar’s production of the Dickens classic. Until Feb 4, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

 

The Comedy Show: Bill Bailey

The funnyman’s new tour, Larks In Transit, kicks off in Feb. If you’re feeling festive and can’t wait until then, head to Shepherd’s Bush Empire for a bespoke Christmas edition. Wed–Sat

The funnyman’s new tour, Larks In Transit, kicks off in Feb. If you’re feeling festive and can’t wait until then, head to Shepherd’s Bush Empire for a bespoke Christmas edition. Wed–Sat

 

The Film: Jumanji – Welcome To The Jungle 

Jumanji is now a video game in this hilarious sequel with Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart (above), Karen Gillan and Jack Black. Out now

Jumanji is now a video game in this hilarious sequel with Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart (above), Karen Gillan and Jack Black. Out now

 



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