Jordan Peterson and the transgender wars

The psychology professor is in trouble with the transgender crowd. He is also one of the foremost thinkers of our age

A handy guide to the Tories for the under-10s

The Conservatives used to have big ideas and shout a lot; now they’re frightened of looking silly

London Film Festival 2017’s most pretentious previews

Cate Blanchett’s multiple manifestos, an art house Jungle Book and a moonwalking Islamist are on their way to LFF

Open all year: London’s hidden gems

A selection of beautiful buildings and museums that are open to the public all year round

Autumn 2017: The best new TV shows to catch

Curb Your Enthusiasm, Star Trek and a return to the Blue Planet are all on the way

Exhibition preview: Basquiat at the Barbican

Boom for Real is Britain’s first major Basquiat show

The Man Booker Prize’s biggest turkeys (and other stories)

Not all the winners of the prestigious literature award have stood the test of time

How being a junior doctor prepared me for a career in comedy

Adam Kay on swapping delivering babies for telling jokes

The Work review: Folsom Prison blues on screen

A powerful documentary that goes behind prison walls

Open House London 2017: the best buildings to visit

The doors to the capital’s architectural gems are being thrown open once again

Gallery: Mario Testino at Sotheby’s

Artwork from the acclaimed photographer’s private collection is going under the hammer

Five films to see in September

What to watch in cinemas this month

10 brilliant things to do in September

Your essential guide to the month ahead

Exhibition preview: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

A National Gallery blockbuster exploring the influence of the Arnolfini Portrait

Don’t waste your money on Mayweather-McGregor

The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor won’t be worth the hype or the pay-per-view fee

Five exhibitions to plan ahead for

An eclectic array of exhibitions to visit in the coming months

Plays to book ahead for

Secure your tickets for these upcoming theatre gems

Don’t sneer at selfies

Kim Kardashian and van Gogh have more in common than you might think

Edinburgh’s other festival

Venture beyond the Fringe for the excellent Edinburgh Art Festival

The Diary: Things to do in August

Your essential what’s on guide for the month ahead

The welcome revival of the revue show

As political life becomes stranger than fiction, the satirical revue is making a comeback

Films to watch in August

What to watch in cinemas this month

Gallery: Matisse in the Studio

A preview of the Royal Academy exhibition exploring Matisse’s art and inspiration

Edinburgh Festival 2017: comedy shows to book now

Al Porter, Sara Pascoe and Adam Riches are among the comedians to catch at this year’s Fringe