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It’s 45 years since Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s religious rock musical debuted on Broadway, but this anniversary revival is shockingly modern.

More Islington children were kicked out of school for racist abuse than anywhere else in inner London last year, a new league table of shame reveals.

Mystery surrounds controversial plans for a new secondary free school in Highbury.

A college principal knighted last year for services to further education has announced his retirement.

Primary school leavers were given a fairytale send-off by Cinderella star Lily James and former Doctor Who Matt Smith today.

With a name like The Frog emblazoned on a graffiti logo, you could be forgiven for thinking that this new Shoreditch restaurant is an art gallery or a cool new bar.

The resident theatre company at the Duke of Hamilton ‘raises the bar’ and money for Parkinson’s UK

A Holloway special school will become an academy despite opposition from teachers and staff.

All-girls Catholic secondary school Mount Carmel College in Archway is set to close and re-open as a mixed non-faith academy, it was announced today.

Islington has been named as one of the best education providers for primary school performance in the country in a new report.

Teachers on strike in Islington today say they are taking action to stop a “crisis in the profession”.

A national teachers’ strike will close many local schools tomorrow as staff walk out over funding cuts, pay and workloads.

Imogen Blake hears from UK refugees, who share their traumatic experiences for Islington art show.

Peter Phillips has spent 40 years perfecting the Tallis Scholar’s distinctive rich polyphonic purr to run like a well oiled machine.

Imogen Blake travelled to a blissful five-star Staffordshire spa retreat, where she discovered that chocolate can actually be good for you...

The middle of a new corporate development just steps away from the traffic-clogged Old Street Roundabout is as far removed from Tuscany’s olive groves and undulating landscape as you can get – but the dishes served up at this branch of Enoteca da Luca immediately whisk you away to those sun-drenched valleys.

A popular pub known for its live music gigs was put up for sale by its owner after struggling financially – so far, so familiar.

Settling a legal dispute is often an ugly and jargon-filled affair but a new “Karaoke Court” is hoping to change all that – by asking litigants to sort out their differences through song.

A new food market for Barnsbury begins next weekend, encouraging residents to buy from local traders.

Graduating psychotherapists who use art as therapy are to put on a show of their own work at a Hackney gallery.

In 1971, John Lennon penned a letter to English folk star Steve Tilston, telling him that “being rich doesn’t change your experience in the way you think” after the young singer gave an interview voicing fears that fame might negatively affect his songwriting.

“The past is a foreign country,” said author LP Hartley – and so too is this musical in comparison to its beautiful source material.

Valerie Browne speaks to Jessica Hepburn, a writer who has founded the UK’s first fertility arts festival after her own gruelling struggle to conceive.

Nicola Lando co-founded Sous Chef in 2012 with husband Nick as an “Aladdin’s cave of professional and world cooking ingredients”.

The subject matter may be terrorism and the ceaseless conflict between Israel and Palestine, but there are plenty of laugh-out-loud moments in playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak’s four thought-provoking vignettes.

A host of comedy stars are on the bill for a beloved city farm’s funny fundraiser at the Union Chapel on Friday night.

Polished, consistent and compelling Americana from feted new kid on the block.

There are quite a few weepy films coming out this week but none will have the poignancy of this Japanese animation.

A new play about Greek political turmoil should feel thoroughly topical, but Alexi Kaye Campbell both illuminates and regrettably sidesteps the current European crisis by setting his in the mid 20th century.

Birmingham a capella group The Sons of Pitches stormed to victory on BBC talent content, The Naked Choir, last autumn under the mentorship of TV chorismaster Gareth Malone. Imogen Blake spoke to the six-man band’s Joe Belham before their sold-out show at Islington’s Union Chapel on June 11 as part of a UK-wide tour.

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