Thursday, August 24, 2017

Ghana Meets Naija

Ghana’s leading event powerhouse Empire Entertainment has joined forces with UK’s prominent Afro-culture promoters to premiere the UK Edition of the Ghana Meets Naija concert...

Theatre removes expense of shows’ technical rehearsals

A major and often crippling expense is being removed by Greenwich Theatre for three companies who will each start a UK tour in the...

Master fan-maker helps out museum

A museum devoted to fans has launched a project to save the craft and bring its artistry right up to date. The Fan Museum...

Funfair on Blackheath Common

The Showmen’s Guild will be putting on a fun-filled funfair over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Including bumper cars and a number of fantastic rides,...

Restaurant review: Marcella

It was once the case that you had to traipse into central London to eat well, but not any more. Thanks to a wave of...

Days out in Kent: Whitstable and Margate

The great British seaside has made quite a comeback in recent years and just over an hour from South-east London lies one the most...

Steinbeck classic on its way

Drama returns to New Wimbledon Theatre in 2018 with the great American classic Of Mice and Men. The show, from Selladoor productions in association with...

Basil’s ‘Brush’ with Blackheath

Basil Brush, the hugely popular children’s entertainer who has been lighting up TV screens for nearly 50 years, is coming to OnBlackheath this September. The...

Popular street festival will ‘truly reflect diverse area’

People are being urged to save the date so they don’t miss out one of the capital’s most established and unique community arts festivals...

History comes to life at the Tower of London

One of the longest-standing and most historical of all London’s attractions, a visit to the Tower remains one of the best days out in...
James Haddrell

Greenwich Theatre column with James Haddrell

This week I am on the hunt for a business partner to support a programme of theatre workshops for teenagers and for older people...
Sadiq Khan

In search for best borough in London for culture

A huge celebration of culture across the capital was kick-started by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan on Friday as he launched the search...
Susan Calman Photo: Steve Ullathorne

It’s the Calman before the storm

Ten years ago Susan Calman was a top flight corporate lawyer working at places including the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. But she says it...

Interview: Wendi Peters tells us about playing the Queen of Hearts in Wonderland, which...

An all-star cast will descend upon the New Wimbledon Theatre next week for a fantastical new musical production, writes Nicky Sweetland. Frank Wildhorn's musical entitled...

Interview: We talk to Lucy Penrose about playing Judy Garland in a new West...

Following a critically acclaimed run at both the London Theatre Workshop and then Southwark Playhouse, Ray Rackham’s musical play, which charts the life and...

Preview: Powerful new wartime play gets premiere at Theatre 503

Battersea’s Theatre 503 will host the world premiere of a powerful new play set at the end of World War II. Entitled No Place For...

Interview: We talk to Neil McDermott about playing a weasel at the London Palladium

Kenneth Grahame’s classic novel The Wind in the Willows has been enjoyed by thousands of children all over the world and now a new...

Preview: Madelaine Cunningham’s critically acclaimed play Full Circle to be staged at Theatre N16...

After a critically acclaimed run at the Arts Theatre in 2015, Madelaine Cunningham's Full Circle plays London again, this time at Theatre N16 in...

Preview: Renowned London comedian Gina Yashere joins line-up for Underbelly Festival

Underbelly Festival will once again see some of the best comedians flocking to the capital and joining this year’s line-up will be international stand-up...

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