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Friday, April 20, 2018

Upper Street’s famous King’s Head Theatre pub could move into a “trendy neighbourhood bar” for more than 18 months until its new site is ready, a new report reveals.

Five star review for English National Ballet’s showcase of American dance

Emma Bartholomew and her family visit Hot Stone in Chapel Market where you cook your main course on sizzling slabs of volcanic magma

“Perhaps only in Britain could one succeed in writing a thriller about the weather,” observed David Haig who both wrote and stars in this little-known true story about D-Day.

New play Boots follows two women’s effect on each other’s lives. Zoe Paskett talks to playwrights Jessica Butcher from Clapton and Sacha Voit from Camden and actor Illona Linthwaite

Emma Bartholomew and her family try the “bottomless roast” at the revamped, and renamed, Elephant’s Head

United Chip is the trendiest - and tastiest - fish and chip shop I’ve ever been to.

London Marathon is fast approaching and you’ve been training for months. But, as with any big event, it’s just the beginning of your fitness journey. Islington personal trainer Nancy Best gives you some tips on staying motivated after the run

Hackney songwriter, producer and talent developer Darren Martyn has spent two thirds of his life in music. Now he is publishing a book to share his expertise and experience

Sharon D Clarke’s formidable Caroline inhabits a basement laundry that she compares to hell or being underwater. Trudging between washer and dryer, she wonders how she wound up so tired and downtrodden at 39

The story sees Turner Prize-winning YBA artist Simon Dykes wake up after a wild night of drugs, booze and sex to find himself and his girlfriend have become apes, running at the Arcola until April 21

Part parable, part social satire, Self’s deadpan novel, written in his famously convoluted style, explores the whimsical premise that apes are the dominant species with humans our endangered cousins.

The New York outfit’s sophomore record sets the ‘Beans on course for great things.

Radici is the perfect spot to while away the weekend hours finds Emma Bartholomew - especially with bottomless prosecco at £15.

Any body who is anybody will soon walk through the door of The Blues Kitchen’s new basement venue, opening at the end of March

Music

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Hackney songwriter, producer and talent developer Darren Martyn has spent two thirds of his life in music. Now he is publishing a book to share his expertise and experience

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The New York outfit’s sophomore record sets the ‘Beans on course for great things.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Through the show “we examine how the four walls of the hospitals where people were locked away from society are now being replaced with the four walls of people’s bedrooms, as they have a lack of opportunities for engagement or support.”

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Incredible, award-winning musicianship and a mature songwriting talent makes Molly Tuttle one to watch

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Astute pop wizardry in this debut LP from one of the bands of the moment.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The northern rockers’ motorik, frazzled guitars and kitchen-sink humour make for an invigorating experience.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Spring this year is a fully female season at Hoxton Hall and the perfect way to celebrate the centenary of female suffrage.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Cerebral but accessible singer-songwriter Varley bolsters his sound – and hopefully his fanbase – with fifth solo LP.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Hackney and Dalston based actor and musician talk to Zoe Paskett about a new musical starring a young woman navigating through a messy, complicated and relatable life

Theatre

Friday, April 20, 2018

Upper Street’s famous King’s Head Theatre pub could move into a “trendy neighbourhood bar” for more than 18 months until its new site is ready, a new report reveals.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Five star review for English National Ballet’s showcase of American dance

Monday, April 16, 2018

“Perhaps only in Britain could one succeed in writing a thriller about the weather,” observed David Haig who both wrote and stars in this little-known true story about D-Day.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

New play Boots follows two women’s effect on each other’s lives. Zoe Paskett talks to playwrights Jessica Butcher from Clapton and Sacha Voit from Camden and actor Illona Linthwaite

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Sharon D Clarke’s formidable Caroline inhabits a basement laundry that she compares to hell or being underwater. Trudging between washer and dryer, she wonders how she wound up so tired and downtrodden at 39

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The story sees Turner Prize-winning YBA artist Simon Dykes wake up after a wild night of drugs, booze and sex to find himself and his girlfriend have become apes, running at the Arcola until April 21

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Part parable, part social satire, Self’s deadpan novel, written in his famously convoluted style, explores the whimsical premise that apes are the dominant species with humans our endangered cousins.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Through the show “we examine how the four walls of the hospitals where people were locked away from society are now being replaced with the four walls of people’s bedrooms, as they have a lack of opportunities for engagement or support.”

Monday, March 12, 2018

Bridget Galton finds a chilling version of The Scottish play lacks poetry and the supernatural

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