Here’s our guide to what has been happening this week in the world of culture….

Review of OVO Theatre’s Twelfth Night: Friday evening saw us catching OVO theatre’s hilarious and musical take on Shakespeare’s play via Zoom. Playful and lively it was certainly a production worth catching!

Review of Amélie The Musical original London Cast Recording: early on the week, we took a listen to the newly released recording of this quirkily charming musical that proved popular during its UK tour and run at London’s The Other Palace Theatre. Truly lovely to fall back in love with it thanks to this recording.

Review of A Monster Calls, Old Vic Theatre archive recording: for one week only audiences were able to catch this acclaimed production directed with great style and imagination by Sally Cookson. Its subject matter may be difficult to watch at times but really is a stunning piece of drama.

Watch the cast of Thriller Live performing ‘I’ll Be There’: in the wake of recent events, the international casts of the musical joined up to release this video in support of Black Lives Matter.

Tête à Tête announce details of its 2020 programme: this week the annual festival announced its programme, themed around unreal and fictional worlds,impending political doom and apocalyptic futures, to reflect the world in its current state.

New short film released by Royal Ballet’s Alexander Campbell: also in the last few days a new video was released. Co-created by Royal Ballet Principal Alexander Campbell and Anthoula Syndica-Drummond, the video is a new piece of dance performed by five dancers in lockdown, choreographed by Hannah Rudd.  

Review of Candide, The Grange Festival: this recently released recording of the 2018 concert features a gorgeous range of voices coming together to bring Bernstein’s operetta to life.

Review of Chromatica by Lady Gaga: this week Emma Clarendon finally got a chance to listen to this new release which includes the single ‘Rain On Me’ featuring Ariana Grande.

Original Theatre’s production of Birdsong to be performed online: it was announced this week that, the acclaimed production will be brought to audiences online to help raise money for The Royal British Legion.

WOW Foundation reveals details of online festival: this week, WOW Foundation announced the programme for its upcoming global online festival, taking place between the 27th and 28th June.