THEATRE: Arcadia
A sell-out production of TomStoppard’s (right) classic drama stars Dan Stevens as the tutor Septimus and Neil Pearson as pushy modern don Bernard Nightingale. Until 12 Sep, Duke of York’s Theatre, WC2N 4BG. Box office: 020 7432 4220.

ART: Futurism
This elegant show celebrates a century since the founding of Futurism, with work by Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini and Luigi Russolo. Until 20 Sep at Tate Modern,

MUSIC: Proms in the Park
The Proms get popular as Sir Terry Wogan presents a line-up of internationally acclaimed stars, including Katherine Jenkins and Barry Manilow. The BBC Concert Orchestra provide the accompaniment, conducted by Martin Yates. Bring a picnic and keep your fingers crossed the sun shines. £25 per ticket. Hyde Park,

OPERA: Don Carlo
Verdi’s grandest opera with Semyon Bychkov, a Covent Garden favourite, returning to conduct an all-star cast. 15 Sep-1 Oct at the Royal Opera House.

ARTS: Tower Festival
A show-stopping line-up at this year’s Tower of London festival, with the divine Lesley Garrett singing on Saturday. On Sunday and Tuesday look out for a jaunty evening with Gilbert & Sullivan’s rarely-performed The Yeomen of the Guard. At the Tower of London.