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TOULOUSE LAUTREC AT THE COURTAULD
A contemporary of the Impressionists and a troubled, dissolute patron of the Moulin Rouge, the stories of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s life can sometimes overshadow his achievements as an artist. The current exhibition at the Courtauld Institute tackles this by shedding interesting light on both. It looks at his relationship with Jane Avril, one of the Moulin Rouge’s leading dancers, as seen through his mesmerising artworks. Until Sep 18. www.courtauld.ac.uk

GOD OF SOHO AT THE GLOBE
It may be best known for faithful productions of the Bard’s works, but the Globe theatre has also been brining new plays about the tougher sides of life to the stage. Award-winning writer Chris Hannan’s latest play brings a world of misfits, drugs, tabloids and sleazy glamour to life, with Phil Daniels starring. 27 Aug-30 Sept. www.shakespearesglobe.com

GET GROOMED AT TED BAKER
Following in the footsteps of Gieves & Hawkes, the Mayfair branch of men’s outfitters Ted Baker is now a centre of grooming excellence as well as sartorial smarts. The shop on Avery Row now has its own grooming room offering Turkish shaves, hair cuts, beard trims and more. www.tedbaker.com