THINGS TO TRY this week
Taron Egerton (star of the Kingsman film series) channels Elton John in this hit-filled biopic that charts the transformation of a shy piano prodigy into a global icon.
ROCKETMAN is in cinemas nationwide from Thursday.
Jane, an immigrant single mother, is selected to serve as a surrogate for the mega-rich. THE FARM is a Handmaid’s Tale-like novel about how far women are forced to go as they pursue a better life. Out now, $29.99; bloomsbury.com.
Award-winning opera sensation and ‘Nessun Dorma’ star JOSH PITERMAN returns to Melbourne as part of his first solo tour. He’ll be performing show-stopping covers from his new self-titled album at the Alex Theatre. On June 22, $69; alextheatrestk.com.au.