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Friday Arts Diary

Our cultural picks of the week ahead.

Exhibition

Natural History Museum: Sensational Butterflies (12 April - 18 Sep)
The museum's butterfly house returns to their springtime lawns, accompanied by some lessons on how butterflies hear, smell and taste.

Theatre

Donmar Warehouse: Moonlight (7 April - 28 May)
Harold Pinter's hilarious play about a dying man (one of his later ones), directed by Bijan Shibani.

Dance

London Coliseum: Diaghilev Festival (12 April - 17 April)
The centenary of Diaghilev continues to be celebrated in London with the revival of his earlier ballets - including the controversial "L'Apres-Midi D'un Faun".

Film

Italian Cinema London: Le Quattro Volte (9 April)
A screening of Michaelangelo Frammartino's study of an aged goat-herd's voyage through the afterlife.

Photography

V&A: Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography (12 April - 17 July)
A survey of South African photography over the past ten years (as featured in Jonathan Derbyshire's article in last week's New Statesman).