ARTS ROUNDUP

DRIVING MISS DAISY
Wyndham’s Theatre

Play of the oscar-winning film with Vanessa Redgrave and American actor James Earl Jones as her chauffeur.

FAUST
Royal Opera House

Last chance to see Gounod’s version of the classic tale of hubris and overreaching. Ends 10 October.

WAR HORSE
New London Theatre

The epic play charting the relationship between a young man and his horse in World War I has moved to the West End.

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN
Harold Pinter Theatre

BAFTA award-winning Thandie Newton makes her stage debut as a former political prisoner in Ariel Dorfman’s play.

BACKBEAT
Duke of York Theatre

Stage adaptation of the 1994 film of the story behind the formation of the Beatles, and their journey from Liverpool to Hamburg.

THE VEIL
Lyttelton Theatre

Tony award-winning Conor McPherson’s new play set in 19th century Ireland.