Three 20th century masterpieces, each composed in the shadow of World War II, come together in a concert of musical and emotional contrasts.
Dystopian London; a derelict estate; a deserted flat. Two brothers, struggling to survive, plan parties where the guests live out their wildest fantasies.
Two artists united by a deep appreciation of tradition yet compelled by their desire to break it apart: Colin Dunne takes on the ‘undanceable’ music of the enigmatic Tommie Potts (1912-1988).
A musical and social survey of the rich contribution women have made to jazz over the last 100 years, and of the talented upcoming generation who herald an exciting new era.
Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.
Christopher Eccleston makes his RSC debut in the title role of Shakespeare’s psychological thriller, opposite Niamh Cusack as Lady Macbeth and with Edward Bennett as Macduff.
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.
Damien Chazelle's biopic reveals the life of navy-pilot-turned-astronaut Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling), on his epic journey to becoming the first man to walk on the moon.
Follow our Barbican guide on a 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
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