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More than sixty years after it was written, Shelagh Delaney's play of maternal neglect and female resilience rings true across the decades

The Rolling Stones guitarist shows pottery, oils, self portraits and paintings of his bandmates in the pop up gallery in Blandford Street

The Hampstead-based comic talks fame, ageing and the joys of north London ahead of his latest stand-up show

The Doctor Foster screenwriter has taken on the "challenge" of writing a Christmas play for adults that offers hope and redemption

James McAvoy gives a performance of blazing intensity in a radical updating of the French tragi-comedy about a rapier wit with a huge nose

A live recording that captures the band's urgent, witty, utterly compelling punk-rock energy.

Back for a third year, the Old Vic's magical joyful and socially conscious version of Dickens' indestructible morality tale is worth the candle

Familar tale of a boy hoping to make his fortune in London is given a resonant old school makeover in Windrush era postwar London - with lashings of fun

Eerie magic and slapstick fun jostle, mostly successfully, in an inventive retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's wintry fairytale

Film-goers at Cineworld Wembley can experience the latest Star Wars blockbuster with sensory effects including water, wind, scent and motion seats

The veteran Highgate photographer chooses is favourite images from four decades of photographing royalty, rock stars and celebrities

Clunky chess metaphors and antidramatic matches make this tale of the East West 70s world championships a long hard slog

Engaging and award-winning folk trio unearth more musical nuggets of our oral history.

Edward Norton's career has had its ups and downs, as he has steered an often fractious course through Hollywood, but you can never say he's lacked ambition.

Contemporary circus veterans bring their most accessible family friendly show yet to the Chalk Farm venue that is their 'spiritual home'

The Stoke Newington comic nominated for best newcomer talks about honesty, cruelty and judging your friends in her stand-up show at JW3 and Soho Theatre

The memorial plaque in Willow Road was part of a scheme by the Association of Jewish Refugees to commemorate prominent emigres

There are workshops, demonstrations, tours and a new cafe at the Arkwright Road contemporary art gallery

Warm-hearted, eco-friendly take on the classic fairytale has an inventive set and a touching note of forgiveness

The superb acoustic of St Michael's Church saw a programme of Beethoven and Tchaicovsky performed by two of the festival founders with clarity and energy

North London actor Frances Marshall plans to take winter dips in the Heath ponds to ready herself for her role as The Snow Queen

ZSL's Fundraising Director explains how local charities and community groups working with low income families, the elderly and disabled can apply for 100,000 tickets

Top Ice Rinks in North London

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Whether you can pull a double lutz or are a double klutz, it's the time of year to get your skates on and glide down to your nearest seasonal rink for a session of slipping and sliding.

As Americans worldwide mark their national day and count their blessings, it's time to give thanks to the humble squash

The Crouch End Players are marking a decade of community spirited am-dram with a panto of Robin Hood

Not enough jokes or jeopardy in Jude Christian's PC reworking of Panto tropes

One year after a cardiac arrest left him fighting for his life, Glenn Hoddle is planning a run of events where he'll speak about his glittering football career in front of a live audience. The last of these shows, on January 21, takes place at Alexandra Palace.

Azalea Hair and Beauty

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Sarah Lucy has just opened a friendly neighbourhood salon on the Archway/Highgate border.

Crouch End artist exhibits powerful charcoal and pastel drawings at Espacio Gallery in Shoreditch

"Always be alert, and don't accept orders you can't follow with an open heart" is the message from former spy Marthe Cohn to young people today in this lively part-animated documentary

Gorgeous seasonal fare and great wines are worth checking out at this renowned real ale pub, named after an ill-fated duelling aristocrat

Hampstead parish church curate Ayla Lepine will be climbing every mountain as a singing Abbess when the Hampstead Players take on Rodgers and Hammerstein's well-loved musical

Ahead of their latest residency at the Archway venue, Ivan Stott from Hiccup Theatre company explains what makes a good children's show

A stand off between Stalin and Russian poet Anna Akhamatova is brought to compelling life in Olivia Olsen's humane exploration of creativity and courage

The Camden Town museum shows 200 of the German Jewish artist's extraordinary gouaches painted while in hiding from the Nazis as she contemplated suicide

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