08 February 2013 by

5 Things To Do This Weekend: Watch Hitchcock, Catch Up On Nashville And Get In The Carnival Spirit

It's the weekend. Hurrah! Here's 5 things to do with it...

1. Go and see Hitchcock

Anthony Hopkins stars as legendary director Alfred Hitchcock in this film about the making of Psycho, out in cinemas today. Helen Mirren plays his wife, Alma.

2. Watch the Bafta Awards on telly

Will Jennifer Lawrence or Jessica Chastain beat our own Helen Mirren to Best Actress? Find out on BBC1 at 9pm on Sunday. Stephen Fry hosts.

3. Go to Rio...kind of

The dazzling colours, pounding beats, and sultry heat of the Rio Carnival come to er, Covent Garden for Guanabara. They'll be performances, delicious Brazilian street food and the best Caiprinihas in town. www.guanabara.co.uk

4. Catch up on Nashville

If you missed it this week, catch More 4's brilliant new drama Nashville - starring Hayden Panettiere and set in the bitchy world of country and western music - on 4OD. www.channel4.com/4od

5. Pre-oder Foals' new album

Oxford quintet Foals continue their journey from maths rockers to Muse-like stadium rock-stars on third album Holy Fire. Out Monday.

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