Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...
Frances Bissell is having an ‘anything but turkey’ this Christmas and will be roasting wild venison followed by mandarin ice-cream
Coronation Street actress Maureen Lipman performs a one-woman variety show on the Southbank this Christmas, just don’t call her a ‘National Treasure’
A dark, invenntive but uneven take on JM Barrie’s original play
Hampstead comedian trials out material for his next stand-up tour titled SuperNature
Does anyone need another Neil Young live album? Well, yes as it happens…
Ally Pally’s newly revamped theatre hosts a characteristically surreal and deadpan set by the dishevelled Irish comic
Top Seven seasonal reads with Sanchita Basu de Sarkar from the Children’s Bookshop in Muswell Hill
The Ham&High columnist reminds us of our deep rooted connection to trees as he writs about Poplar’s missing poplars
An inventive production of John Masefield’s 30s fantasy children’s novel needs more brutal editing to truly shine
CBeebies twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand rally gross out humour, self experimentation and interactive fun to teach children about the human body
Terry Johnson’s adaptation gives Chekhov’s classic a refreshing comic polish but misses some of its deeper emotion
An unexpededly reflective exploration of how music offers a soundtrack to our lives based around the songs of Take That
Electric performances and a feast of street food marked the opening of an exciting addition to Wembley’s dining scene
Customers rave about these family-friendly luxury cottages in the gorgeous Devon countryside complete with indoor and outdoor pools, tennis court and play area
Iconic 80s album artwork for Eurythmics, Bryan Ferry and Tina Turner goes on show at a Clerkenwell Gallery
Million-selling YouTube stars will perform their energetic live show at the Hampstead Heath landmark next June as part of the Heritage Live series
Hampstead artistic director Neal Foster is behind two festive family shows at freshly renovated venues this Christmas
A charming gentle and imaginitive telling a simple fairytale
Muswell Hill soprano Lesley Garrett throws herself into her first comic acting role in Patrick Barlow’s Nativity caper this Christmas.
Crouch End teenage cartoonist completes a residency at iconic restaurant where the wartime leader was a regular
Upstairs is airy and light, downstairs dark and moody but both bars serve cracking cocktails
Artist caputres the moods of London life in dramatic angular style
Fans in their finest sea creature costumes and gym attire flocked to see post-punk duo Slaves perform at their biggest ever headline show on Saturday (November 24).
WGC’s central force bows out with a moving, cerebral set of alt-country fitting of his legacy.
Last year saw the successful return of classical music concerts to Kenwood House after a break of five years.
A pacy, inventive adaptation of Lermontov’s novel offers energy but not necessarily emotional connection
The spectacular mile-long illuminated walk around the Regent’s Park attraction got underway last week
The Twelfth annual festive attraction brings skating, ice sculptures and rollercoasters to the Royal Park
Documentary follows a medical trial exploring whether a magic mushroom trip can reboot the brains of people with chronic depression
Comic opera offers a fun night out at Highgate venue
Hiccup Theatre presents an interactive, imaginitive take on the children’s fairytale
Versailles and Merlin star Alex Vlahos takes on the double role of Mr Darling and Captain Hook in an updated version of JM Barrie’s original play
World class international musicians play intimate concerts in Highgate’s beautiful churches
Second in the series is a mid-franchise muddle of convoluted back stories with some stunning sequences
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