As a resident close to the development, writes James Grierson, Islington, full address supplied, I can say that the regeneration of King’s Cross has been a fantastic thing (“King’s Cross is now ‘vital piece’ of London economy after regeneration, concludes study paid for by developers”, Gazette, December 12).
Arsenal beat Huddersfield Town 5-0 after a stunning burst of powerful football midway through the second half blew the Terriers away.
An experimental England drew 0-0 with World Champions Germany on Friday evening in front of 81,382 fans at Wembley.
With over 40 events across six days, London’s queer film and arts festival Fringe! returns to east London
Landry exposes flimsy, Hollywood-driven expectations with a blues-infused treatise on real life and love
Oliver Dawe talks about the drag/cabaret one man play, created with Peter Clements, Hackney Showroom’s first full length show produced in-house
Grimeborn is now as indespensible a part of the opera scene as its Sussex older sibling. Ellie O’DonnelL rounds up this year’s festival.
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
Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane Russell Tovey star in Tony Kushner’s flawed state of the nation masterpiece, which proves a prescient play for our troubled times
Rita Kalnejais set her romance, This Beautiful Future, now showing at The Yard Theatre, on the backdrop of Collaboration Horizontale
The “forgotten Holocaust” against the Roma people is explored in a novel and a forthcoming exhibition
Martyn Jacques of the Tiger Lillies recalls honing their unique sound ahead of their show at the Roundhouse, finds Zoe Paskett
“With teenagers there’s a lot of banter, and you can really establish a relationship. You have to trust teenagers to make their own decisions.”
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