5 things to do this week

Five things from the world of arts and culture to keep you cocuoied this week.

1|Shakespeare|

HAMLET

Two screenings of the National Theatre’s production of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, in one of the most popular ever theatre events in London.

  • Today, Cork Opera House

2|theatre|

HOW TO KEEP AN ALIEN

Sonya Kelly performs her hilarious memoir about securing an Irish visa for her Australian partner Kate.

3|gig|

FR JOHN MISTY

Josh Tilman brings his much-loved musical incarnation to Galway for a one-off gig at the Róisín Dubh.

4|TV|

THE WORKS PRESENTS

John Kelly is in Barcelona to talk to Sean Scully about his recent exhibitions in Ireland and his work on the monastery of Montserrat near the Catalan capital.

  • Thursday, RTÉ One, 11.15pm

5|festival|

GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL

The long-running event has broadened its base beyond jazz, but there’s still a feast of quality sounds to suit all tastes.


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