20 Apr: André Vida, Stand, and Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London
And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…
MUSIC: André Vida, Mittland Och Leo, Lee Fraser and Dale Cornish | Cafe Oto | 20 Apr
A night from the Entr’acte label featuring saxophonist, composer, and lyricist, André Vida, synth duo Mittland Och Leo, and composer Lee Fraser, with Dale Cornish DJing. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London | King’s Head Theatre | 14 Apr – 9 May
Based on Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal writing, Alison Skilbeck’s one-woman show sees the wife of former president Theodore Roosevelt recall a dangerous trip to wartime London to see how US troops and the British were coping. Find out more in this TWL interview. Tonight’s performance is followed by the first of three weekly talks on topics related to the play – this one titled ‘Safeguarding human and civil rights in a modern society’. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: Stand | Battersea Arts Centre | 20 Apr – 9 May (pictured)
The real life stories of six people who chose to take a stand against something, told in the words of the six actors playing them on stage. Find out more in this TWL interview. Details and tickets here.