Conservators have found a likeness of Mary Queen of Scots beneath a 1589 portrait of a Scots peer.
Tarek Iskander has been appointed interim director of theatre at Arts Council England.
Brighton Pavilion Gardens are among the new entries in Historic England’s Buildings At Risk Register published today, along with Little Dorrit’s church, the world’s oldest gasholder and an 18th century Suffolk smock mill.
A £50m Holocaust museum is to be built next to the Houses of Parliament.
Crowdfunding is a genuine major new source of funding for the arts, according to a Nesta pilot programme whose findings are launched today and showed a 17% rise over current backers’ contributions.
The European Union Youth Orchestra, whose home has been in London for more than 40 years, is moving to Italy because of Brexit.
The New York based design company Diller Scofidio + Renfro has been chosen to design the Barbican’s proposed new Centre for Music, expected to cost £250m to complete.