Generally my rule in life is, you can have dinner or a show, but not both. Not at the same time, at least.
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Honestly I’m not entirely sure what possessed me to accept a last-minute invitation to the press preview of Dinner Is Coming, the new Game of Thrones-themed supper club at The Vaults in Waterloo, because I’ve been to these sorts of things before and they tend to be badly-organised, poorly-catered and horribly overpriced. But I’d just […]
Several years ago, James 1 asked me if I wanted to go and see a play he’d got last minute tickets to at the Red Lion Theatre in Angel. They were free, so off I went.
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By now you’ll have heard of Gingerline, the maverick supperclub that pops up at secret locations along the East London Overground.
There were a few horrified faces when The Book Of Mormon dropped its first C-bomb 30 minutes into the show, but, looking around, most of what I saw were people looking at each other gleefully, much like my pre-teen friends and I when Mr Tweedy shouted “you thieving little buggers” after the fleeing poultry in Chicken Run. […]
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Opera is having a bit of an identity crisis at the moment. The English National Opera, who performs at the splendid, 111 year old London Coliseum, has been quietly modernising the art form, sexing up its shows with glamorous singers and overhauling its costume department. Word is slowly getting out, but the vast majority of my fellow […]
Last night I went to The Generation of Z, the brand new live action show that drags its audience kicking and screaming through an old warehouse in Whitechapel a post-apocalyptic world.
Every now and again I fall in love with a blonde person and get this mad urge to dye my hair. It disappears as soon as I realise that a) maintaining root-free blonde hair will cost me approximately £1,800/year and b) a bottle of bleach will not, sadly, make me look like Heidi Klum, Joanna […]