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Soul of a Na­tion: Art in the Age of Black

Power at the Tate Mod­ern, Lon­don SE1 (020-7887 8888). Ex­hi­bi­tion chart­ing artists’ re­sponses to the Civil Rights move­ment. “Fas­ci­nat­ing and mov­ingly heart­felt” (Times). Ends 22 Oc­to­ber.

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Ink at the Duke of York’s, Lon­don WC2 (0844871 7623 ). James Gra­ham’s “riv­et­ing” ac­count of Ru­pert Mur­doch’s takeover of The Sun has trans­ferred to the West End (Daily Tele­graph). With Ber­tie Carvel. Ends 6 Jan­uary 2018.

True to Life at the Scot­tish Na­tional Gallery of Mod­ern Art, Ed­in­burgh (0131-624 6200). This “en­thralling” show re-ex­am­ines Bri­tish re­al­ist paint­ing of the 1920s and 1930s, and is packed with un­justly ne­glected artists as well as known ones, in­clud­ing Stan­ley Spencer and Winifred Knights (Guardian). Ends 29 Oc­to­ber.

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Sally Cook­son – who did won­ders with Peter Pan and whose pro­duc­tion of Jane Eyre is cur­rently at the Na­tional – di­rects a new adap­ta­tion of C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, The

Witch and The Wardrobe. 29 Novem­ber21 Jan­uary 2018, West York­shire Play­house, Leeds (0113-213 7700).

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His­tory of Wolves by Emily Frid­lund (Wei­den­feld £8.99). An un­set­tling com­ing of age story, this novel is some­times awk­ward, but has “an un­der­ly­ing power” (Sun­day Times).

Warhol’s Muham­mad Ali at Tate Mod­ern

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