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Emma Rice's Shakespeare Globe Departure Is A Crying Shame

William Crona | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
William Crona

People were being given a chance to make Shakespeare their own, and in the magnificent Globe theatre no less, who were not usually given this chance. And they were being given the chance to do so on their own terms, in ways that resonated with them

Psapp: A Countdown to Meltdown

Piney Gir | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Piney Gir

For those of you unfamiliar with the band Psapp, you might know them from their Grey's Anatomy theme song "Cosy In The Rocket" which kinda put them on the map of the mainstream (whether you knew it was Psapp or not).

Drum 'n' Bass Legend Goldie Speaks After 'Timeless' Gig

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

I've known Clifford Joseph Price, aka Goldie, since the eighties, when one of my best friends used to date him. It was around the time that he was selling gold teeth in the UK and USA, and generally hustling hard.

The Motherf**ker With the Hat is a Motherf**king Powerful Play

Chris Osburn | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Chris Osburn

Hats off to the The Motherf**ker with the Hat, a motherfu**king powerful play that's well worth catching during its London premiere run this month and next at the National Theatre.

Sad Demise of the Skateboard Graveyard

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK
Rob Owen Bell

At some point over recent years it has become tradition among the kids who hang out there to chuck worn-out and broken boards and destroyed trainers onto the bridge support closest to the Festival Hall - creating an incredibly poignant memorial to TimothyBaxter... Which makes Westminster City Council's clean-up crew abseiling down to remove the lot both sad and a bit of a massive cock-up.

Students' Union Censorship is Glumly Predictable

David Siesage | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
David Siesage

With a heavy sense of impotence weighing on their shoulders, and in the spirit of 'making a difference', it seems almost inevitable that many will turn to this sort of self-aggrandising gesture politics: ban this, support that; censor this, 'stand in solidarity' with that.

Uncover Brisbane's best

Black Tomato | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Brisbane is currently Black Tomato's favourite up-and-coming location on the east coast of Australia. Home to endless beaches and islands, a flourishing cosmopolitan art scene, spectacular wildlife and delicious cuisine, there is something to excite everyone.

A Chat with Illusionist Paul Kieve About His New Show Limbo

Chris Cox | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Chris Cox

The South Bank in London is once again home to the E4 Udderbelly, London Wonderground and brand new headline show 'Limbo' from the team behind last years hit 'Cantina' is running from now through to September.

Light Fantastic!

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2013 | Home

Light is imitating art at London's Hayward Gallery with a series of illuminating sculptures. The gallery at London's South Bank has gathered ...

Theatre Banking On Bennett For Next Hit

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | Home

National Theatre bosses are hoping for another West End hit after announcing Alan Bennett's double bill Hymn/Cocktail Sticks will have a 12-week run a...

Free Activities in London for Children

Susanna Lascelles | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Lascelles

After the excesses of Christmas, entertaining children in January needs to be cheap and easy so here are my top picks of free days out in London for kids, which don't require a huge amount of energy or planning, won't be overly crowded and are fun whatever the weather.

Rambert Dance Company: Seven for a Secret...

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

Watching Rambert is never going to be an arduous task- they are a company of some of the finest contemporary dancers in the country, and their astounding ability is reason enough to see any show.