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Charmian Brinson, a professor of German at Imperial College, reviews a history of the exiled German-speaking actors who found fame on the British stage after fleeing Nazi Europe

Unlike any folk band you’ve heard before, the ‘Wheel take the genre into exciting new territories

Since the play’s first outing, representations of the East End have become two-a-penny in mainstream popular culture but director Jessica Lazar doesn’t shy away from tropes that play up caricature and nostalgia

Lean but fruitful third record from the leftfield pop merchants.

Richard Jones delivers a hypnotic production. It’s very much an ensemble effort as a cast of nine actors present storylines in the show’s trade-mark heightened style

At times it was impossible to hear the dialogue as members of the audience were crying with laughter

Middle films in trilogies are tricky. Even the best have that Two Towers sense of being a means to an end. In Star Wars, they are the best and the worst of times.

Third outing for Noel and friends is surprising in a good way – even (whisper it) fun.

Whilst this is not a play loaded with a huge depth, it successfully captures a Machiavellian culture and as a piece of thumpingly entertaining satire, offers a sound, sound deal

The memorial service has been held for Paddington creator Michael Bond who died in June and lived in Maida Vale, not far from the train station whose name he gave to his famous creation

Kerstin Rodgers selects her favourite cook books to inspire your Christmas shopping

The sequel stars Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Hugh Grant, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw

It’s the 1950s and a New York hotel room is being occupied by Albert Einstein...

Starring Martin Freeman, Tamsin Greig and Rachael Sterling

Armando Iannucci’s black comedy stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Palin and Rupert Friend...speaking in absurdly different accents

Set in what looks to be a surprisingly dingy basement flat in north London, six ghastly middle class liberal intelligentsia characters (and a banker) bicker about how ghastly the middle class liberal intelligentsia (and bankers) are

“You can only despise your own voters for so long. They will judge you as you judge them, measure for measure.”

Camden singer Sara Barta talks her upcoming album, Save Me, dealing with emotion through music and selling out the O2 Arena

Making the most of the last of the tomatoes

West Hampstead has been transformed over my time here. The change has crept up on me, like the receding hairline and growing gut of the sedentary author

It’s unusual in having six composers, each of whom contributes a three minute movement that accumulates into “a quasi-requiem”

Album review: The Horrors – V

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Horrors’ flights of fancy circle the ever-generous carcass of ‘80s electro-pop

A 1979 television comedy-drama about a group of people trying to pass The Knowledge has been adapted for the stage by Simon Block, and is directed by Maureen Lipman

Winner of the 2016 OffWestEnd best production award, Daniel Goldman’s taut revival stirs up age-old Freudian theories with a startling take on the limitations of creative license.

Hampstead born Stephen Fry collaborated Hampstead local Louis Mander on their new opera

Herxheimer will give a reading at the London Lit Live event on September 17 at the JW3

The Horrors are releasing their new album on September 22 and playing Koko in Camden in October

The St John’s Wood pianist plays Debussy, Beethoven, Schumann at Henrietta Barnett School in September

Bill Nighy is a little predictable in the lead but Olivia Cooke and Douglas Booth give stand out performances

Against at the Almeida follows a Silicon Valley billionaire as he tries to change society’s attitudes towards violence

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Melange, with locations in Barnet and Crouch End, has opened a third in Belsize Park. Here co-owner Justina Markauskaite talks about removing the borders between cuisines and why they put family at the centre of everything they do

Less is More, a group exhibition at the Daniel Raphael Gallery will feature emerging artists from England, Italy, France and the Czech Republic, from January 24 to February 16.

For people who suffer with feet problems, it is often difficult to find footwear that is both comfortable and stylish. There is a shop in the West End dedicated to changing that.

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