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MAGIC OF MATILDA MAGIC OF MATILDA
21 Nov 13 - MATILDA THE Musical has been out for two years now and I didn’t fancy it when it first burst on to the stage; it’s Roald Dahl, it’s for kids, I said to anyone who asked and was bothered enough to listen to my rant. ..

GRAY FRINGES GRAY FRINGES
17 Oct 13 - MY IMMEDIATE reaction upon walking into the space of the interactive, physical, multi media piece that is Poise Performance’s Dorian Gray was: ‘Where are the seats?’ The thought of standing for over an hour overwhelmed my maligned feet and - even worse - the thought that this might also be a ‘promenade’ piece, soon dissipated...


MONSTERS IN THE WARDROBE MONSTERS IN THE WARDROBE
03 Apr 13 - AS CHILDREN we all had monsters living under our beds, and always needed the landing light on when climbing the stairs, writes Michael Holland... ..

BOB MELLISH IN THE HOUSE BOB MELLISH IN THE HOUSE
20 Mar 13 - THE NATIONAL Theatre is a beautiful building inside; its bare concrete walls years ahead of its time. The history it makes does not stretch back as far as West End theatres, but the work produced here is already legendary...


OPERA IN SPACE OPERA IN SPACE
20 Dec 12 - Opera in Space sounds like a comedy sketch but these people are deadly serious, they say they want to drag ‘operatic performance kicking and screaming into the 21st Century’. ..

GOLDEN LEGACY TOWER BRIDGE GOLDEN LEGACY TOWER BRIDGE
06 Dec 12 - A new exhibition celebrates Tower Bridge’s part in this momentous year. ..


MERRILY WE BETRAY OUR FRIENDS MERRILY WE BETRAY OUR FRIENDS
06 Dec 12 - The Menier is a lovely theatre, modern, with quirky industrial features that make it stand out from the rest. ..

SHREK THE MUSICAL SHREK THE MUSICAL
29 Nov 12 - WITH TREPIDATION and apologies to my companion I sat myself down in the Drury Lane Theatre surrounded on what seemed like all sides by sugar induced maniacs...


FREE COMEDY SHOW FREE COMEDY SHOW
25 Oct 12 - OR, IT is Free until Famous, which is the title of Nunhead comic Lewis Schaffer’s show...

BANKSIDE MERGER BANKSIDE MERGER
13 Sep 12 - MERGE, THE annual arts, music and performance festival celebrating the contemporary culture and rich heritage of Bankside, returns to London’s dynamic cultural and business district...


Theatre & Listings

MAGIC OF MATILDA MAGIC OF MATILDA
21 Nov 13 - MATILDA THE Musical has been out for two years now and I didn’t fancy it when it first burst on to the stage; it’s Roald Dahl, it’s for kids, I said to anyone who asked and was bothered enough to listen to my rant.


GRAY FRINGES GRAY FRINGES
MY IMMEDIATE reaction upon walking into the space of th...
MONSTERS IN THE WARDROBE MONSTERS IN THE WARDROBE
AS CHILDREN we all had monsters living under our beds...


Galleries & Listings

GOLDEN LEGACY TOWER BRIDGE GOLDEN LEGACY TOWER BRIDGE
06 Dec 12 - A new exhibition celebrates Tower Bridge’s part in this momentous year.


TRIUMPHANT GOLD TRIUMPHANT GOLD
A SPECTACULAR display of 2...
IN THE LINE OF DUTY IN THE LINE OF DUTY
The Narrators’ Line exhibition brings together the work...


Cinema & Listings

BLACK SWAN BLACK SWAN
21 Jan 11 - NINA (Natalie Portman) is a New York ballerina, whose perfectionist traits and hard work look like they’re about to reap rewards for her when the ballet director (Cassel) announces he’s casting for a new production of Swan Lake.


BEAUTY QUEEN SHOW AT YOUNG VIC BEAUTY QUEEN SHOW AT YOUNG VIC
Martin McDonagh’s 14 year old play is given a well des...
JENNIFER'S BODY: Released 4th Novemeber JENNIFER'S BODY: Released 4th Novemeber
SEXING UP the likes of Transformers and How To Lose Fri...


History & Museum Listings

SOUTHWARK FROM ABOVE SOUTHWARK FROM ABOVE
27 Jun 12 - DID YOU know that three different aeroplanes have crashed in Southwark Park?


THE PICTURE HOUSE OF BYGONE ERA THE PICTURE HOUSE OF BYGONE ERA
If your idea of a night out at a cinema is a bag of ove...
THE BLITZ SPIRIT - A TIMELY REMINDER THE BLITZ SPIRIT - A TIMELY REMINDER
THE TERRIBLE scenes witnessed in Southwark and ac...


Blue Plaques

RIO PLAQUE IS REPLACED
12 Dec 08 - THE BLUE Plaque for Man Utd and England Footballer Rio Ferdinand has been taken down - but only to be replaced with one that has a more accurate description of why it was placed on the Friary Estate.



Arts Events

ART WITH A PULSE ART WITH A PULSE
06 Jul 11 - THE KINESIS of studio production is transposed to the gallery space, in ‘Pulsed’, a multi-disciplinary group show, bringing together six UK based artists: Ross Chisholm, Paul Housley, Simon Keenleyside, Jess MacNeil, Michael Samuels and Matthew Sawyer.


CHOIR PREPARES FOR LAUNCH CHOIR PREPARES FOR LAUNCH
The Mike King Choir is a new London-based vocal collect...
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