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Fri, 12:57

Miles Jupp gives a funny and very English account of the life of Mary Poppins actor David Tomnlinson

Small Change, Big Difference are offering a free meal at Vinyl Café; whipped up from ingredients that would otherwise be chucked away.

Now on at Upper Street’s Hope Theatre, The Grenfell Project brings the hurt of that fateful night in June 2017 to the fore.

Tom Wright’s take on the post chemsex gay generation is hampered by unnatural dialogue and shallow characterisation

You’ll have a riotous Royal romp in a hilarous parody of Netflix series The Crown which manages to surpass the original

More than a century after the stars of music hall graced its stage, the Rosemary Branch Tavern on the Regent’s Canal is bringing it back for two special nights.

A veteran actor has accused Upper Street’s famous King’s Head Theatre of having the worst backstage conditions he’s seen in 50 years – but the venue has defended its hospitality.

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

London sure knows how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – we’re mad for it. Let’s get craicing (awful, I know) with six of the best events celebrating the Emerald Isle in Hackney and Islington.

North London songsmith heads for new ground on his eleventh studio album

Venues around Hackney and Islington are marking International Women’s Day in style this year. Starting with a whiskey masterclass and moving on to a special quiz, live music and free massages at the weekend – here are five ways to make the most of your #IWD2019.

On March 26, Northern Ballet’s latest creation – Victoria – arrives at Sadler’s Wells. Directed and Choreographed by Cathy Marston, this latest creation focuses on the life of one of history’s most intriguing women. We spoke to Cathy ahead of the show’s five-day run in London.

A dark, visceral and funny play about the vulnerability of young men carries hints of Withnail and Beckett

From International Women’s Day celebrations to alternative comedy nights and short-film festivals, there’s loads going on in Hackney and Islington throughout March.

A slinky, slick and lascivious set from Oklahoma’s Broncho that’s part art-rock, part psych-pop.

Music

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

London sure knows how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – we’re mad for it. Let’s get craicing (awful, I know) with six of the best events celebrating the Emerald Isle in Hackney and Islington.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

North London songsmith heads for new ground on his eleventh studio album

Thursday, February 28, 2019

From International Women’s Day celebrations to alternative comedy nights and short-film festivals, there’s loads going on in Hackney and Islington throughout March.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A slinky, slick and lascivious set from Oklahoma’s Broncho that’s part art-rock, part psych-pop.

Monday, February 25, 2019

“Going out with an orchestra would have bankrupted us,” Bob Stanley says of Saint Etienne’s 1994 heyday.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Pigeonhole-phobic Joseph Mount and friends sprinkle some sonic extras on their breakthrough record.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Seismic life events trigger new sonic adventures for this troubadour duo, with some exciting, propulsive results.

Friday, February 1, 2019

“The most rewarding part of this job is seeing people recover from serious mental health crises through the joy of music.”

Theatre

Mon, 14:51

Now on at Upper Street’s Hope Theatre, The Grenfell Project brings the hurt of that fateful night in June 2017 to the fore.

Mon, 11:30

Tom Wright’s take on the post chemsex gay generation is hampered by unnatural dialogue and shallow characterisation

Mon, 11:25

You’ll have a riotous Royal romp in a hilarous parody of Netflix series The Crown which manages to surpass the original

Mon, 11:10

More than a century after the stars of music hall graced its stage, the Rosemary Branch Tavern on the Regent’s Canal is bringing it back for two special nights.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

A veteran actor has accused Upper Street’s famous King’s Head Theatre of having the worst backstage conditions he’s seen in 50 years – but the venue has defended its hospitality.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

On March 26, Northern Ballet’s latest creation – Victoria – arrives at Sadler’s Wells. Directed and Choreographed by Cathy Marston, this latest creation focuses on the life of one of history’s most intriguing women. We spoke to Cathy ahead of the show’s five-day run in London.

Monday, March 4, 2019

A dark, visceral and funny play about the vulnerability of young men carries hints of Withnail and Beckett

Friday, February 22, 2019

Martin Sherman’s funny and profound take on the rapidly changing attitudes to homosexuality is blessed with a deeply moving central performance by Jonathan Hyde

Friday, February 22, 2019

Anne Washburn’s three hour probe into how theatre and the rest of the world should respond to Donald Trump is bold but unwieldy

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