April in London means that the city finally comes alive with warm weather, outdoor pursuits and a whole heap of energetic things to do. Whether you're up for taking on the mighty London Marathon, cycling the London to Paris bike ride - or just becoming the ultimate race spectator, we've picked out the best bits this April to keep you in cultural shape.
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Our April highlights
'Funny Girl' will transfer to the West End's Savoy Theatre for a limited 12-week run in April 2016. Barbra bloody Streisand, eh? If the 75m-selling singer-slash-actress’s only really noteworthy contribution to the twenty-first century has been playing Ben Stiller’s mum in ‘Meet the Fockers’, then that’s okay: her legacy was pretty much assured before she hit 30.Read more
Get ready to have shirts and skirts stripped back to focus on the skivvies that shape the body below at this exhibition charting how underwear supports and firms the figure, as well as the sexual and sensual appeal it holds. Around 200 garments and accessories will be on display, from long cotton drawers worn by Queen Victoria's mother to an Antonio Berardi dress sported by Gwyneth Paltrow.Read more
The Turbine Hall over at Tate Modern may get the lion’s share of coverage, but Tate Britain’s annual commission for its central Duveen Galleries is often a highlight of the cultural year. This spring, the Buenos Aires-born, London-based artist Pablo Bronstein will make an, as yet unspecified, site-specific work for the galleries. On paper, he’s a perfect fit.Read more