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ZOE PASKETT

New play Boots follows two women’s effect on each other’s lives. Zoe Paskett talks to playwrights Jessica Butcher from Clapton and Sacha Voit from Camden and actor Illona Linthwaite

Martina Paukova’s first exhibition at The Book Club in Shoreditch depicts Girls going about their daily business away from the gaze of the outside world

The Hackney and Dalston based actor and musician talk to Zoe Paskett about a new musical starring a young woman navigating through a messy, complicated and relatable life

From February 1 to 11, the exhibition will showcase some of the world’s most interesting and revolutionary contemporary collagists, looking at redefining how the art form is expressed

Here & There brings together a selection of her works from the past fifteen years

Emma D’Arcy talks to Zoe Paskett about the return of Callisto: a queer epic to the Arcola Theatre

The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch has a new burger of the month: the Crab Louie. Wash it down with live music every night of the week

Hair’s themes are as potent now as they ever were: gender equality, lgbtqia rights, race equality and the threat of being dragged into a war nobody wants a part in. The first words you hear come from the mouth of Donald Trump. So yes, it is definitely still relevant.

The British Library is looking back through the archives with a new exhibition tracing the evolution of sound technology and the influence it has had on our lives

At Protein Studios in Shoreditch from October 10 to 15, the exhibition features the combined work of photographer Caroline Irby and journalist Veronique Mistiaen

Shake-scene Shakespeare’s cue script The Merchant of Venice is almost as much of a surprise for the cast as for the audience - and it’s a thrill

Johnathan McGarrity talks to Zoe Paskett about his experience in The Merchant of Venice, changing careers and moving to Hackney

Oxjam Hackney Festival raises money for Oxfam with music acts throughout the day in London Fields this weekend

Simone Remoli’s teaches Zoe Paskett to make gnocchi at a pasta making workshop

The largest UK exhibition of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat​ opens at the Barbican

Stour Space in Hackney Wick is calling for submissions from any women who want to share their voice

Conor McPherson’s script and direction expertly place Dylan’s music within the plot, an exploration of the racism, poverty and hopelessness of 1930s America

Zoe Paskett is pampered like a queen at The Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa, trying out their new signature treatment

James Dawson founded Humble Grape on the philosophy that everyone should have access to good wine. Zoe Paskett finds out just how good.

Queer Season returns to the King’s Head and Zoe Paskett talks LGBTQI+ theatre with Adam Spreadbury-Maher and playwright Bertie Darrell

The annual celebration of new writing Festival 47 returns to the King’s Head Theatre. Zoe Paskett talks to two companies about bringing their work to the stage

Zoe Paskett talks to Andrea Stewart about writing recipes inspired by Twitter

Zoe Paskett tries out an aerial circus hoop class - who hasn’t dreamed about flying? But who ever said flying was going to be easy? (Spoiler: it isn’t)

Zoe Paskett speaks to actor Rosie Wyatt about starring in Mumburger at the Old Red Lion, a play about grief, family relationships and eating red meat.

Stoke Newington author and journalist Jonathan Freedland talks to Zoe Paskett about his new book, To Kill the President under nom de plume Sam Bourne

Zoe Paskett visits the Barbican’s new sci-fi exhibition, which extends throughout the building covering film, tv, literature, art and music

Zoe Paskett talks to the Luminary Bakery founder Alice Boyle and Benjamina Ebuehi from Great British Bake Off about empowerment through baking

Zoe Paskett talks to author Wendy Jones and campaigner and Women’s Equality Party candidate Nimco Ali, both speaking at Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Zoe Paskett talks to Jamie McLean and director Ron Scalpello about bringing Lenny back to life in a new and long awaited biopic

Journalist and first time author Paula Cocozza talks to Zoe Paskett about embracing wildness in the city and praise from Hilary Mantel

Simon Callow, Matt Berry, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal, Charlotte Ritchie and Lily Cole talk to Zoe Paskett about working on the 70s comedy classic at Trafalgar Studios

Artist Dale Grimshaw talks to Zoe Paskett about his exhibition raising awareness for the situation in West Papua

Co-director of Hackney Showroom, Sam Curtis Lindsay, talks to Zoe Paskett about their second anniversary and a festival celebrating joyful protest

Panicking that she might have to start rationing vegetables, Zoe Paskett meets Shane Harrison, a New Zealand born restaurateur and expert in foraging for food

Zoe Paskett tries out a new exercise class that combines swing dance and aerobics, finding that the exhaustion is outweighed by enjoyment and great music

Running Wild returns, bigger and better than before. Zoe Paskett hears the story behind it from author Michael Morpurgo and the creative team

Ben Bailey Smith aka Doc Brown talks to Zoe Paskett about music, success in comedy and why he doesn’t ever do TV panel shows

Anton du Beke talks to Zoe Paskett about being with Strictly Come Dancing from the start and dancing with Erin Boag

Marrakech is at its best off season with mild temperatures and fewer crowds but the same great tagine, finds Zoe Paskett, who stayed at the newly refurbished Movenpick Hotel

Emeka Egbuonu’s third book is a novel about sisterhood. He talks to Zoe Paskett about getting into the mindset of the women in his life

With Chinese New Year is just around the corner, Zoe Paskett rounds up a few places for you to prepare your palate

Martyn Jacques of the Tiger Lillies recalls honing their unique sound ahead of their show at the Roundhouse, finds Zoe Paskett

Comedian Harry Shearer and singer Judith Owen talk to Zoe Paskett about meeting through Spinal Tap, embracing a sing-a-long, Donald Trump and making Christmas great again

Zoe Paskett visits Panzo, Exmouth Market’s new pizza place that uses a special twice cooked rice dough

Singer and broadcaster Aled Jones talks to Zoe Paskett about dueting with his younger self and loving a traditional Christmas ahead of his festive Barbican show

Father and son Darren and Aaron Martyn talk to Zoe Paskett about one day filling the O2 and following in Justin Bieber’s footsteps

Dave Arkin of Arancini Brothers and chef Mark Hix talk to Zoe Paskett about specialising their food and the difficulties in the restaurant industry

Glenn Tilbrook talks to Zoe Paskett about his run in with David Cameron, the housing crisis and watching Black Mirror on the road

Jim Kerr tells Zoe Paskett about the band’s love for David Bowie, going back to their roots and an acoustic gig with a kick

With one in 10 gay men now living with HIV, Zoe Paskett explores how chemsex has become an NHS public health crisis. Peter Darney, writer of play 5 Guys Chillin’, and sexual health nurse Hannah McCall offer insight.

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