Today in London: Friday 22 February 2012
If today tastes saltier and abnormally alcoholic as compared to other days, that’ll probably be because it’s Margarita Day. That, or it’s that pint of lager and packet of salt n shake crisps you just had.
TW London has shaken and stirred a cultural cocktail made, not with tequila, but with a just-as-stimulating mix of light laughs and grave drama…
TODAY’S COMEDY CHOICES
Dong presents… Felix Dexter and Cardinal Burns, Rich Mix, 22 Feb
Award-winning actor/comic Felix Dexter headlines this new iteration of Rich Mix’s heavily hip hop-themed variety show, as also stars Channel 4-commissioned crazies Cardinal Burns, Fergus Craig and new-girl-going-places Ola. Details and tickets here.
Simon Munnery – Fylm Makker, Leicester Square Theatre, 22 Feb – 2 Mar
“Brilliant loon” (says ThreeWeeks) Simon Munnery snaps a non-conventional clapperboard at ‘take two’ of this 2012 Fringe hit, taking his seat in the audience and screening the night’s action from afar. Details and tickets here.
TODAY’S THEATRE CHOICE
A Time To Reap, Royal Court Theatre, 22 Feb – 23 Mar (pictured)
Polish playwright Anna Wakulik’s grim parable of abortion and Catholicism is directed by RC International Associate Caroline Steinbeis, and has a cast-list featuring bright young things Sinead Matthews and Max Bennett. Details and tickets here.