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Normal People is a powerful drama with truth and depth


This BBC adaptation brings the complicated—and therefore believable— characters of Sally Rooney’s popular novel to screen

Homeland Holidays—an idealised slice of working class life in the 1930s


Homeland Holidays is a short film from 1937 on resorts owned by the Workers Travel Association

The Platform—a violent and pessimistic film about human nature


Are people too selfish to prevent others from starving to death? That’s the central question of theThe Platform

Heaven to a Tortured Mind is a genre-crossing album to get lost in


This is Yves Tumor’s fourth full-length release, and it’s as elusive and mysterious as ever.

Devs is a sci-fi thriller that asks ambitious questions


This major series, new to the BBC, treads some familiar ground—but it’s a good mix of standard sci-fi with a cultish, religious theme

Andy Warhol and Aubrey Beardsley online


Exhibitions available on the Tate’s website as video tours

My Left Nut—a teen comedy drama that’s not just a load of balls


Mick is a quiet, awkward teenager whose normal insecurities are made worse by his swollen testicle

Unorthodox is a unique tale of identity, family and escape


Netflix’s new mini-series is about a young woman who flees a conservative religious home. It’s a nuanced, deep and complex story

Fun night of poetry direct to your living room with Hollie McNish


Poet and spoken word artist Hollie McNish has had to postpone her spring tour. Luckily, she is performing three gigs from her living room.

What to watch and listen to when you're on lockdown


Feeling starved of culture now everything is closed? Don’t worry, there’s plenty online

People’s Republic of Congo is setting for Alain Mabanckou's lively and chilling novel


Set in the People’s Republic of Congo in 1977, The Death of Comrade President is based on real events

Vivarium—a sci-fi thriller where the real horror is at home


Claustrophobic, stuck indoors and can’t get away from the children. That’s the setting for a new film that probes family life

Perfect Candidate is a film that challenges stereotypes


The Perfect Candidate is a political fable with a kick. It tells the story of Maryam (Mila Al-Zahrani), a doctor living in Saudi Arabia who finds herself accidentally running for the local council.

Andy Warhol at the Tate—Pop Art radical who poked fun at the establishment


Andy Warhol at the Tate Modern is the biggest exhibition of the US artist’s work for over two decades and has most of his famous works.

What's on: Mrs Puntila and her man Matti


Bertolt Brecht’s classic master and servant comedy is given a gender-switched adaptation by award-winning novelist and playwright Denise Mina.

Dark Waters - the fight against Dupont


US chemical company Dupont spent years dumping the acid PFOA in a landfill in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

A brilliant story of slavery, memories and freedom


The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates combines powerful descriptions of slavery with a pacey plot and strong characters, writes?Sadie Robinson

There’s nought to make you cross about Noughts and Crosses adaptation


Reflections of racism today are echoed in this adaptation of Malorie Blackman's series of young adult novels says Siobhan Brown

Escape from Pretoria film is a powerful thriller about the ingenuity of resistance


Escape from Pretoria is the extraordinary true story of two anti-apartheid activists. Moyra Samuels reviews the film—and speaks to two of those depicted in the film.

Greed film is a take down of the rich that doesn’t quite hit the mark


Greed, a new comedy starring Steve Coogan, shows up the vain and vacuous lives of billionaires. But it suffers from smug liberalism

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