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The Tiger Who Came to Tea at the Lyric | Theatre review

The Tiger Who Came to Tea at the Lyric
THEATRE REVIEW

Judith Kerr’s children’s book The Tiger Who Came to Tea has been captivating young minds for years; thankfully David Wood’s stage adaptation does not let down its legacy. With a set straight out of the brightly illustrated pages of [read more]

The Great British Musicals – In Concert at the St James | Theatre review

The Great British Musicals – In Concert at the St James
THEATRE REVIEW

A starlit backdrop, a baby grand bathed in blue light, and microphones slung from the ceiling establish the mood of old showbiz glamour even before the performers take the stage. What follows is a journey through musical theatre from [read more]

Beyond Caring at the Yard | Theatre review

Beyond Caring at the Yard
THEATRE REVIEW

It is in the backspace of a sausage factory that Beyond Caring‘s clashing personalities are gathered for a temporary cleaning job on a zero-hour contract. Portrayed at the Yard Theatre, the employees and manager try to get along and [read more]

The Dandy Warhols at the O2: Brooklyn Bowl | Live review

The Dandy Warhols at the O2: Brooklyn Bowl
LIVE REVIEW

It’s hard to remember a time before ironic beards and fixed-gear bikes, but the hipster subculture perhaps only truly took hold in 2001, when an advert for a mobile phone network propelled The Dandy Warhols and their ode to the [read more]

The Pretty Things at 100 Club | Live review

The Pretty Things at 100 Club
LIVE REVIEW

Original 60s rhythm and blues/rock ‘n’ roll band The Pretty Things celebrate their 50th anniversary tour with dates in the UK and Europe. Last night we headed down to 100 Club on Oxford Street to check them out. The band’s line-up [read more]

Wireless Festival 2014: Kanye, Pharrell and Tinie Tempah wow Finsbury Park

Wireless Festival 2014: Kanye, Pharrell and Tinie Tempah wow Finsbury Park

As the heaving masses descended upon Finsbury Park on Friday for the first day of Wireless Festival 2014, one word could be heard over and over, muttered amid the rabble: Kanye. It was clear who everyone is there to see. With a dwindling [read more]

Merchants Tavern in Shoreditch | Restaurant review

Merchants Tavern in Shoreditch
RESTAURANT REVIEW

If Shoreditch has become a foodie hub it’s also thanks to Angela Hartnett’s Merchants Tavern. Right on the other side of The City border set by Commercial Street, East London’s most popular destination offers room for less polished [read more]

Arcade Fire at Hyde Park | Live review

Arcade Fire at Hyde Park
LIVE REVIEW

If you were lucky enough to attend Glastonbury this year chances are you’re still suffering from ‘Glasto blues’ or festival flu. Arcade Fire however are still on top form after bringing their invigorating headline set from Pilton [read more]

Larkin Poe at the Sebright Arms | Live review

Larkin Poe at the Sebright Arms
LIVE REVIEW

Hailing from Georgia USA, four-piece Larkin Poe match bluesy folk-rock with pop sensibilities. Their sound features a range of influences, fluctuating between chunky guitar riffs with Wolfmother-esque breakdowns and softer mid-tempo [read more]

Brett Ratner introduces upcoming release Hercules 3D with his cast

Brett Ratner introduces upcoming release Hercules 3D with his cast

The mythical-saga-based-on-a-graphic-novel genre is in full swing once again with Hercules, Brett Ratner’s take on the Greek demigod. We attended a Q and A with the director and cast, and saw some preview footage. “When I was a [read more]

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Turner Prize 2014 at Tate Britain | Exhibition review
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