Highlights

The Week That it Was for Brexit
Posted in: Highlights, Videos

What on earth happened with Brexit this week? If you’re asking yourself that question then fear not. Not only do we have the lowdown on all this week’s events but an update on whats coming next in the Brexit process. The Last Week In Brexit: Monday 11th of March: Theresa May secures legally binding changes […]

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Features

London’s Population Problem
Posted in: Features

London has a population problem. More people are leaving the city than ever before, yet it’s population continues to grow. How is this happening and what does it mean for the future of London and the UK? In total 550,000 more British people have left London than moved in from other areas in the last […]

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Reviews

Theatre

  • The Murdér Express (Theatre)
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Drama & Theatre, Food & Dining, Reviews

    Murder-Mystery on the Murdér Express steam train departing from a reconstructed train station at the Pedley Street Arches, Tower Hamlets. Is it theatre, is it a pop-up restaurant? Well, few before have ‘popped up’ with the lavish attention to detail and period grandeur of this immersive dining experience presented by award-winning creative collective Funicular. From […]

  • Theatreland
    The Theatre of Quantum Physics
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Highlights

    JUDGING by the physics-themed theatre productions cropping up in autumn, it’s going to be a pretty cerebral November in both the theatre Fringe and the West End. And even if you don’t know your Newton’s from your Einsteins, it will hopefully prove an entertaining challenge to get your head round quantum physics on the London […]

  • Adam & Eve…and Steve (Musical)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

    It’s just as well in previous incarnations the Kings Head Theatre, the first pub theatre since Shakespeare’s day, was once used as a boxing ring because the near fisticuffs that follow when Adam is being fought over by Eve and his camp ‘best friend forever’ Steve, might have called for a return to the pugilistic […]

  • The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

    The original title of this Oscar Wilde play was The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy For Serious People. Wilde added the extra as if concerned we might miss the point. Don’t worry Oscar ‘we get it! And it’s heartening how the comedy elements have passed the test of time, perhaps because of ‘serious’ […]

  • Doctor Faustus (Theatre)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

    Most are familiar with Christopher Marlowe’s play and the seven deadly sins which haunt Doctor Faustus in this Elizabethan tragedy. Few may be aware that Faustus is described in the traditional Chorus as being from ‘base stock’ yet ambitious enough to become a physician and professor of divinity at Wittenberg University. Even then his undeniable […]

  • The Resurrectionist (Theatre)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

    According to Greek mythology, Prometheus stole fire from the Gods and spent eternity paying for his spiritual crime. His archetype is ‘resurrected’ in this Frankenstein-influenced play set in a gothic castle overlooking Lake Geneva. We know that the literati writing circle of Romantic poets Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and his wife Mary (who would go […]