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Second in the series is a mid-franchise muddle of convoluted back stories with some stunning sequences

Tips on where to stay and what to eat in Dublin courtesy of our travel writer, Sophie Ritchie.

When Alice Frick began telling jokes in comedy clubs across Austria and Germany, organisers paid little attention to her material. Instead, they suggested wearing a dress, high heels and “doing a little twirl after you’ve finished your set.”

As Americans everywhere prepare for a turkey feast with extra helpings of pumpkin pie, we’ve been out finding five of the best places for Thanksgiving this side of the Atlantic.

A new event set-up to showcase independent designers working in fashion, interiors and print is coming to Stokey this weekend.

David Winskill thoroughly enjoys “a special play which deserves full houses” courtesy of Jesse Briton.

A playful comedy which gives ageing a good kick up the arse is on all this week at the Pleasance Theatre.

Award-winning actors cannot salvage a mis-firing script about sacrifice and marital infidelity

Creepy child witches and a sinister janitor give Polly Findlay’s modern-dress Macbeth an unsettling edge

St Mary’s Church will stage two Music for Peace events across Remembrance Weekend as they mark 100 years since the guns fell silent.

Untold Stories New Writing Festival brings a fresh line-up of work from emerging playwrights to the Pleasance Theatre next weekend.

Islington actor Charlotte Josephine is about to play two traditionally male roles in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s productions at the Barbican.

Robert Icke’s rewrite of Ibsen’s masterpiece proved too much for some in a cumbersome first half but delivered a riveting finish

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams makes a superb stage debut as a fiery teenager discovering her place in the world through poetry and music

Whether you love it or loathe it, the spookiest evening of the year is fast approaching and there’s lots of twisted fun to be had in our neck of the woods.

Music

Thursday, November 1, 2018

St Mary’s Church will stage two Music for Peace events across Remembrance Weekend as they mark 100 years since the guns fell silent.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Whether you love it or loathe it, the spookiest evening of the year is fast approaching and there’s lots of twisted fun to be had in our neck of the woods.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Palace Music and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy puppetmaster offers a stripped-back revue of his work.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Wireless promoter Live Nation has been given the green light to carry on holding the festival in Finsbury Park after a licensing review – but extra security will be on the streets and artists will be “encouraged” not to swear.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Tight, polished disco-funk from the Australian upstarts shows adventurous promise.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Indie favourites take their Good Humor LP out the garage and into the British Library for a live outing on its 20th anniversary

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Borne out of a travel blog, The London Jukebox brings a kaleidoscope of culture and musical styles to the heart of Islington

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

A set of skilled, expressive piano solos that are impossible to dislike

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Ahead of Swing Out Sister’s first London gig in six years, we speak with Corinne Drewery about the band’s close ties with Islington

Theatre

Thursday, November 8, 2018

David Winskill thoroughly enjoys “a special play which deserves full houses” courtesy of Jesse Briton.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A playful comedy which gives ageing a good kick up the arse is on all this week at the Pleasance Theatre.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Award-winning actors cannot salvage a mis-firing script about sacrifice and marital infidelity

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Creepy child witches and a sinister janitor give Polly Findlay’s modern-dress Macbeth an unsettling edge

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Untold Stories New Writing Festival brings a fresh line-up of work from emerging playwrights to the Pleasance Theatre next weekend.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Islington actor Charlotte Josephine is about to play two traditionally male roles in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s productions at the Barbican.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Robert Icke’s rewrite of Ibsen’s masterpiece proved too much for some in a cumbersome first half but delivered a riveting finish

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams makes a superb stage debut as a fiery teenager discovering her place in the world through poetry and music

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

After a sold-out debut at Edinburgh Fringe drew a number of glowing reviews, Brexit: The Play crosses the border and heads south for an 18-day run at The Kings Head Theatre from October 30.

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