The idea of elbowing your way through the Notting Hill Carnival gives you the chills? Fear not, as Hackney and Islington offer plenty of choices to spend the Bank Holiday weekend away from the madding crowd.
Whines and Spirits, a comedy drama written by Annie Burkin and starring Gary Hailes, follows a flamboyant clairvoyant whose evening goes awry when a divorced, deceased, bickering couple refuse to leave.
From June 19 to 25, Refugee Week is back with arts and educational events around the country to raise awareness and hope for a better way of dealing with the ongoing crisis, and Islington and Hackney are no exceptions
Rylance and fellow actor Kika Markham will perform dramatic readings from texts which question embedded notions about war, and offer a fresh take on history that might point an end to the conflicts of today.
John Boyega stars in Jack Thorne’s version of Georg Büchner’s play about a young soldier driven to madness and murder, but a clichéd script does a disservice to issues surrounding veteran mental health