Screenings of the Olivier Award-winning theatre production of War Horse are now underway in Japan. The critically acclaimed production, based on the book by British writer Michael Morpurgo, is a must see.
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Coming to Japan for the first time in 30 years is a collection of works by English landscape painter John Constable. Comprising large-scale landscape and portrait oil paintings, this exhibition at the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum in Tokyo will show Constable’s focus on his own life through paintings of areas such as Salisbury, Hampstead and Brighton.
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This award-winning mystery thriller, starring British actress Imogen Poots and directed by Irishman Lorcan Finnegan, follows a young couple looking for the perfect home who find themselves stuck in a neighbourhood that is a maze of identical houses.
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This prequel to the hit film Kingsman: The Secret Service, by English director Matthew Vaughn, who co-wrote the screenplay, is set in the early 20th century and depicts how the suave Kingsman agency was formed. Starring British actors Ralph Fiennes, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Gemma Arterton.
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In this romantic comedy by British director Eliza Schroeder, a young woman seeks to fulfil her mother’s dream of opening a bakery on Notting Hill in London.
The Japanese artist shares his hopes for a bright future through 150 works, including sculptures specially made for this exhibition.
Dip into a world of famous spy novels, experience a recreation of the delights from Downton Abbey, and enjoy original recipes from the executive head chef of the five-star Prince Akatoki London.
Explore some 90 portrait paintings and photographs of the five British dynasties—from the House of Tudor to the current House of Windsor.
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This British–German biographical film tells the true story of a former member of the Hitler Youth who becomes a soccer star in England.
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Directed by Gavin Hood and starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes, this is the true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Photo: Nick Wall © Official Secrets Holdings, LLC
Based on the film about a working-class boy in Northern England who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer, this hit musical features songs by the legendary Elton John.
This year, the annual event will feature a special afternoon tea to mark the 130th birthday of both the hotel and English author Agatha Christie.
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The work of Welsh conceptual artist, sculptor and filmmaker Cerith Wyn Evans, renowned for using abstract materials such as light and sound to appeal to the senses, is on display at the Pola Museum of Art. It is Evans’ first solo exhibition in Japan. Photo: Ken Kato
A multi-award-winning musical based on Doris Betts' short story “The Ugliest Pilgrim”. This joint production by the Charing Cross Theatre and the Umeda Arts Theater received good reviews for the performances held at the Charing Cross Theatre, London, between January and April 2019. Performances by a Japanese cast will be held in Tokyo in April.
Helen Edmunson’s stage adaptation of British author Andrea Levy’s book Small Island—featuring a company of 40 actors—is coming to Japan. Exploring the history of Jamaica and the UK during World War II, three stories intertwine in this critically praised play. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots.
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