Ball and Boe

Watching his new film, Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, you do wonder whether Tim Burton, its eccentric but rightly celebrated director, is getting to the cinema enough these days.

Così Fan Tutte is probably Mozart's most popular opera these days, and at the Royal Opera House it receives a surprisingly conservative new production from director Jan Philipp Gloger.

The Turner Prize - for British artists under 50 - has been going since 1984, and first rode the wave of an increased interest in contemporary art.

Anyone expecting Jane Austen may be suffering a measure of disappointment. Of course, Austen once observed that 'There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time.'

Hannibal does have a good nose for great wine, as Chianti is a red that can pair with a massive range of dishes, especially Italian tomato sauces thanks to its natural acidity.

The Quo Vadis smoked eel sandwich is one of the capital's great creations, the culinary equivalent of that Raymond Chandler blonde, a blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.

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Rob Waugh