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The Guvnors | Movie review

The Guvnors
MOVIE REVIEW

The Guvnors is a modern take on the classic London gangland thriller, albeit with an indie edge. Directed by Gabe Turner (The Class of ’92) and re-purposing this erring-on-overused genre, The Guvnors combines the history of football [read more]

Edges at the Tabard | Theatre review

Edges at the Tabard
THEATRE REVIEW

Written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul in 2005, Edges gets its first professional UK outing, re-worked by director Adam Philpott for the more miniscule confines of Fringe theatre at The Tabard. It concerns a group of 20-something’s [read more]

Granger & Co in Clerkenwell | Restaurant review

Granger & Co in Clerkenwell
RESTAURANT REVIEW

Clerkenwell’s new offering Granger & Co, from the portfolio of Australian go-to restaurateur Bill Granger, is a sleek spot for any meal of the day. From the moment you enter, the service is quiet, not overbearing, accompanied by [read more]

Marry Me A Little at St James | Theatre review

Marry Me A Little at St James
THEATRE REVIEW

Set in an apartment in New York, Marry Me A Little brings together Sondheim’s unpublished songs in a bittersweet play about love and loneliness, as two strangers in the same apartment block release their secret fantasies for each other [read more]

Reunions: five bands we want to reform and five we don’t

Reunions: five bands we want to reform and five we don’t

Nothing lasts forever. A sad truth that none of us want to accept, especially when it comes to the music we love. Music is arguably unlike any other art form, possessing that uncanny ability to embody an entire nation’s state of [read more]

Laura Groves at St Pancras Old Church | Live review

Laura Groves at St Pancras Old Church
LIVE REVIEW

Formerly known as Blue Roses and a member of the band Nautic, Yorkshire girl Laura Groves now performs under her own name and has a new EP entitled Thinking about Thinking, out on DEEK Recordings. Tonight we see her perform at St Pancras [read more]

FAMY at the Lexington | Live review

FAMY at the Lexington
LIVE REVIEW

Random words are forming a delicate poem on the backdrop. White flowers adorn the stage and drumkit, together with signs with quotes like “Now that I like you, I know that I didn’t think I would”. Famy has created something [read more]

Ward Thomas: Country stars from Hampshire chat to The Upcoming

Ward Thomas: Country stars from Hampshire chat to The Upcoming

Catherine and Lizzy Ward-Thomas have been singing country music in the US and the UK for a few years now, but what’s most surprising about them is that the harmonious pair don’t come from the Deep South at all. Growing up on the family [read more]

Fairytales & Fire at the Old Red Lion | Theatre review

Fairytales & Fire at the Old Red Lion
THEATRE REVIEW

In his debut full-length play Fairytales & Fire, writer and director Craig Henry of BackHere! Theatre Company explores the pitfalls of romance and the bewildering power of love in the City of London. Described in the synopsis as a [read more]

My Name Is Hmmm (Je M’appelle Hmmm) | Movie review

My Name Is Hmmm (Je M’appelle Hmmm)
MOVIE REVIEW

Life is bleak for 11-year-old Céline, who is resigned to the daily misery wrought by her abusive father and absent mother. One day she’s sent on a school trip and seizes her chance to escape. She forges an unlikely bond with a Scottish [read more]

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