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Five star review for English National Ballet’s showcase of American dance

“Perhaps only in Britain could one succeed in writing a thriller about the weather,” observed David Haig who both wrote and stars in this little-known true story about D-Day.

The Tricycle Theatre re-opens in September with a brand new name and an “ambitious” adaptation of Zadie Smith’s Willesden-set novel White Teeth.

New play Boots follows two women’s effect on each other’s lives. Zoe Paskett talks to playwrights Jessica Butcher from Clapton and Sacha Voit from Camden and actor Illona Linthwaite

CircusFest sees performers from Kentish Town to Palestine taking part in a feast of contemporary circus at The Roundhouse

London Marathon is fast approaching and you’ve been training for months. But, as with any big event, it’s just the beginning of your fitness journey. Islington personal trainer Nancy Best gives you some tips on staying motivated after the run

Sharon D Clarke’s formidable Caroline inhabits a basement laundry that she compares to hell or being underwater. Trudging between washer and dryer, she wonders how she wound up so tired and downtrodden at 39

The story sees Turner Prize-winning YBA artist Simon Dykes wake up after a wild night of drugs, booze and sex to find himself and his girlfriend have become apes, running at the Arcola until April 21

The New York outfit’s sophomore record sets the ‘Beans on course for great things.

An 85-year-old former amateur boxer who kept his sexuality a secret for decades is to take to the stage as a drag queen.

A rap artist has paid tribute to his roots by releasing a song inspired by the W7 bus.

Bridget Galton finds a chilling version of The Scottish play lacks poetry and the supernatural

The Primrose Hill director who now runs The Bridge Theatre in Borough speaks at Jewish Book Week on March 11 at King’s Place abot book Balancing Acts

Emma Bartholomew discovers Powder N Shine has all you need for a perfect family ski holiday, from a piste-side location, virtually guaranteed snow and top notch food and service

The late Christopher Magarshack ran the Well Walk Pottery since the 1950s, creating beautiful ceramics and passing on his love of clay. As his quirky corner shop returns to life ceramicist Matilda Moreton looks back fondly on learning to throw her first pot.

Paapa Essiedu won the 2016 Ian Charleson Award for his performance in Hamlet. Set in modern day state influenced by Ghana, the acclaimed RSC production is revived at the Hackney Empire. How does it feel to be back playing Shakespeare’s Dane?

Despite some good committed acting I found it hard to engage with a piece that at times wanted to be a comedy, then a tragedy then changed its mind and veered off to be a pantomime

The play is overstuffed with Margaret’s funny and perceptive quotes but knitting them into a dialogue that can be sustained for ninety minutes has proved hard

Afua Hirsch talks about her new book Brit(ish) at Jewish Book Week at King’s Place on March 7

Ahead of his Jewish Book Week talk former foreign correspondent Martin Bell tells Bridget Galton why we are witnessing the death of news

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

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