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Literary festival: Earl Spencer finds his sympathies lie with killers of a king

One of the most turbulent and bloody periods in English history ended with the previously unimaginable spectacle of King Charles I’s public beheading. Our civil war and transition from Monarchy to a Commonwealth was effectively a military-backed regime change.

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Camden High Line

London Design Week puts a High Line over Camden High Street

In a rush to get the Saturday food shopping out the way, or pushing past hordes of commuters on a Monday morning, do you ever take the time to look up?

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Jesse Rutherford, John Last 


other captions Lucy Roslyn and Jesse Rutherford

Theatre review: Chicken Shop at the Park Theatre

In 2009, Anna Jordan read an article about a raid on a secret brothel located over her local chicken shop in Hounslow. The dawning realisation of horror close to home forms the spine of her provocative 2011 piece, debuting at Park Theatre.

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Rolf Gehlhaar

Rolf Gehlhaar: The musical genius who helped the disabled play

These days there is a greater awareness of the needs of disabled people and much more is being done to give them an equal chance in life.

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Mark McCrum

Literary festival: Writer Mark McCrum reveals the ghost behind words of Robbie Williams

Rarely seen or heard celebrity ghost writers almost never get their chance to reveal their secrets and experiences of sitting with some of this country’s best known stars.

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Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Album review: Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Huge mainstream success surely beckons for this songsmith, who packs an armful of poppy, heartsting-tugging tunes.

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Alvvays - Alvvays

Album review: Alvvays - Alvvays

Accessible, hummable and lightly melancholic indie tunesmithery from the Canadian debutantes.

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The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Album review: The Raveonettes - Pe’ahi

Danish rock duo let the colour in and make their best record in... well, possibly ever.

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Nick Cave & Mick Harvey of the Birthday Party in a Bayswater squat, London, UK on 17 May 1981. Picture: David Corio

Baby-faced shots of rock ‘n’ roller Nick Cave reveal early years of music icon

To coincide with the release of his innovative new documentary, 20,000 Days on Earth, Camden’s Proud Gallery has launched an exhibition celebrating the career of enigmatic rock ‘n’ roll legend Nick Cave.

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Nick Harkaway

Literary festival: Revolution starts with parenthood, says Tigerman author Nick Harkaway

According to a website Nick Harkaway recently checked, the median age for a Hampstead resident like himself is 38. While he guardedly admits to being a little older, it is nonetheless a stage in life at which fatherhood – a recurring theme in his latest novel, Tigerman – becomes a common issue.

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Rez Kempton and Community Chorus in Little Revolution. Picture: Manuel Harlan

Theatre review: Little Revolution at the Almeida, Islington

The shooting of Tottenham’s Mark Duggan proved the final straw for many young people in 2011, as the city descended into the London Riots. Lost amidst the smoke and sirens, however, was the unrest that had been brewing up to this point, as the Almeida’s latest world premiere astutely and emotively investigates.

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Astronauts - Hollow Ponnnds

Album review: Astronauts - Hollow Ponds

Textured, electro-meets-pastoral adventurism in this rather lovely debut LP.

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Rolf Gehlhaar

Rolf Gehlhaar: The musical genius who helped the disabled play

These days there is a greater awareness of the needs of disabled people and much more is being done to give them an equal chance in life.

Read full story »

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Jesse Rutherford, John Last 


other captions Lucy Roslyn and Jesse Rutherford

Theatre review: Chicken Shop at the Park Theatre

In 2009, Anna Jordan read an article about a raid on a secret brothel located over her local chicken shop in Hounslow. The dawning realisation of horror close to home forms the spine of her provocative 2011 piece, debuting at Park Theatre.

Read full story »

Art See all

Camden High Line

London Design Week puts a High Line over Camden High Street

In a rush to get the Saturday food shopping out the way, or pushing past hordes of commuters on a Monday morning, do you ever take the time to look up?

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