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Thu, 10:20

Oddball globetrotting romp starring Charles Dance, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan has bad dubbing an illogical plot and questionable acting

The Ham&High’s wine expert explores the difficulty of finding out whether your favourite tipple is free of animal products

The renowned Islington puppet theatre uploads storytime and puppet-making videos online and asks for donations to stay afloat

With the closure of venues the livelihoods of thousands of artists and entertainers has been affected. Here’s how some familiar faces from the comedy circuit have adapted to lockdown.

Muswell Hill actor Louise Morell appears opposite Jesse Eisenberg as Marcel Marceau’s mother in a film about his wartime heroics

Baking with children or for a neighbour? Frances’ recipe for an Easter afternoon tea treat will cover all occasions as she lists some ideas for store cupboard cooking

Lisa from Dalston’s Weeknight Diner Cook School on a sweet treat you can make without a fancy ice-cream maker

The Canadian’s boldest record yet offers intelligent pop with soul-searching lyrical heft

Wildlife expert and former director of Environment for Islington Council offers tips on how we can connect with nature from a balcony or lone walk

The Regent’s Park zoo has launched a public appeal to help feed their 18,000 animals after closing their doors for the first time since World War Two.

Islington’s famous pub theatre has closed its doors but is running interactive lunchtime play clubs, performances and Q&As with staff members

JW3 and Hampstead Theatre have dipped into their archive of events and performances to offer entertainment for those stuck at home

The north Londoner is signing up amateur and professional performers for the Great British Home Chorus to help combat social isolation

Littlemen’s new incarnation certainly has the musical panache, but too often fails to land the killer punch.

Gael Lindenfield’s book How to Feel Good in Difficult Times couldn’t have come at a better moment

Music

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Canadian’s boldest record yet offers intelligent pop with soul-searching lyrical heft

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The north Londoner is signing up amateur and professional performers for the Great British Home Chorus to help combat social isolation

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Littlemen’s new incarnation certainly has the musical panache, but too often fails to land the killer punch.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Female fronted funk rock soul band Winnie & The Rockettes promise a night of dancing, glitter, sequins and “dirty slap bass”

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Punk veteran’s band The Professionals join Stiff Little Fingers on a rocking line-up at the iconic venue

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

An album of sophisticated, femme-fronted electronica from Radiohead and Atoms For Peace alumni.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Can the Cali-punk icons recapture their relevance and sardonic bite in the Trump era?

Monday, March 2, 2020

Thom Yorke will take to the stage for a rare solo performance at All Points East on May 24.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Bombay Bicycle Club have been announced as the opening night headliners for All Points East, joining Tame Impala, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, The Kooks and The Wombats on a huge bill for the 10-day event.

Theatre

Mon, 15:20

The renowned Islington puppet theatre uploads storytime and puppet-making videos online and asks for donations to stay afloat

Friday, March 20, 2020

Islington’s famous pub theatre has closed its doors but is running interactive lunchtime play clubs, performances and Q&As with staff members

Friday, March 20, 2020

JW3 and Hampstead Theatre have dipped into their archive of events and performances to offer entertainment for those stuck at home

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Enjoyable farcical thriller sees multi-tasking Tom York take on plenty of costume changes in an ingeniously convoluted plot

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

A dynamic staging of Lynn Nottage’s play about the “de-industrial revolution” of an American city is a character-driven drama with social commentary

Monday, February 24, 2020

Black humour and menace offer shades of Pinter in a serious play which dramatises the plight of one asylum seeker navigating the Home Office’s hostile bureacracy

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Belsize Park comic David Mitchell makes an affable Bard with writers block and a pressing need for a hit in Ben Elton’s sublimely silly Jacobean romp

Friday, February 14, 2020

Tom Stoppard’s possibly final play about a Jewish family living through troubled times in early 20th Century Vienna has a cumulative power that leaves you awed and tearful

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