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Wed, 15:29

A cocktail bar promising 'chemistry and theatre' is opening on City Road in time for the weekend.

A vivid and gripping tour of modern life from the brightest new star of Britain's grime scene.

"Never make the mistake of taking acting too seriously." This was the advice that actress Coral Browne followed throughout her stage and screen career, from the moment she fled Australia in 1934 as a 20-year-old hopeful.

Dexter Fletcherr, Asif Kapadia and Ken Loach were on the Croisette to show off their latest films

Thirty years on, Philip Osment's witty, lyrical coming of age tale in the age of Aids and Section 28 stands the test of time

Jonathan Maitland's hilarious satire at Park Theatre imagines a future when the mop haired MP has been knighted and is still grasping at high office

Becoming an author is a great achievement at any time of life. Having a book published at the age of 12, though? That's a truly special effort.

A dessert-bar serving three courses of sweet, sweet pudding has popped up in Angel for the summer.

Little Viet Kitchen - the snug Vietnamese eatery found on Chapel Market - has been named as the Best Restaurant in England when it comes to Oriental cuisine. We spoke to head chef and co-owner Thuy Diem Pham about winning this prize at last week's Golden Chopsticks Awards.

As we pulled up to the Tivoli Évora my kids and I expressed some scepticism for its eco claims - after all, swanky hotels are some of the most energy intensive facilities on our planet.

US craft beer brewer Brooklyn Brewery has teamed up with the Mexican chain Tortilla to make a tasty beef sauce.

Bojo, Brexit and the burden of high office are debated at the Islington dinner party which 'changed history' says playwright Jonathan Maitland

When Emily Mae Winters sat down to write songs for her second album, it would have been easy for her to follow a similar formula to that of her first: Siren Serenade.

Hampstead author Jessica Hepburn co-founded an arts festival around infertility to create a positive from her own sad experience

Downbeat, synth-aided rock is fruitful ground for a fistful of first-person reflections and regrets.

Music

Wed, 14:58

A vivid and gripping tour of modern life from the brightest new star of Britain's grime scene.

Friday, May 3, 2019

When Emily Mae Winters sat down to write songs for her second album, it would have been easy for her to follow a similar formula to that of her first: Siren Serenade.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Downbeat, synth-aided rock is fruitful ground for a fistful of first-person reflections and regrets.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Two bank-holidays and a big range of interesting events; there's lots to look forward to in May. Here's a run-down of six of the best things to do in Hackney and Islington.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Clark might once again bite off more than the average listener can chew, but bear with it.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Dance music icon Judge Jules is adding an extra dimension to his shows with a new concept arriving at Scala on Friday, April 12.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Islington music producer and therapist Jon Hall has been working with patients with acute mental ill health to make confidence boosting songs, raps and videos

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Will third time mean the big time for the worrying pop-poet?

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A contradictory concoction of electronica, club-lounge, disco-funk, lullaby-gospel and languid cool that works incredibly well.

Theatre

Wed, 14:47

"Never make the mistake of taking acting too seriously." This was the advice that actress Coral Browne followed throughout her stage and screen career, from the moment she fled Australia in 1934 as a 20-year-old hopeful.

Mon, 10:33

Thirty years on, Philip Osment's witty, lyrical coming of age tale in the age of Aids and Section 28 stands the test of time

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Jonathan Maitland's hilarious satire at Park Theatre imagines a future when the mop haired MP has been knighted and is still grasping at high office

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Bojo, Brexit and the burden of high office are debated at the Islington dinner party which 'changed history' says playwright Jonathan Maitland

Monday, April 29, 2019

An under rehearsed, patchily acted and self indulgently limp satire of the 2015 election misses an open goal to shed light on today's political meltdown

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Fresh off Olivier Award wins for Summer and Smoke, director Rebecca Frecknall and actress Patsy Ferran reunite at the Almeida - bringing a similarly expressive approach to Chekhov as they did to Tennessee Williams.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Alexis Michalik's prison-set dark comedy boasts strong performances and explores human fallibility, but is tonally uneven and strains for credibility

Monday, April 15, 2019

Alexis Michalik's prison-set dark comedy boasts strong performances and explores human fallibility, but is tonally uneven and strains for credibility

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Two years ago Elliot Warren was performing his debut play in front of two or three people a night. Now he's won an Olivier Award for it.

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Ellie Stewart, from St Luke's Community Centre in south Islington, explains what community centres actually do.

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