Today in London: Monday 19 November 2012
Looking for a means to stave off those Monday blues? Well, you needn’t search beyond this lot…
TODAY’S COMEDY CHOICES
Judith Lucy – Nothing Fancy, Soho Theatre, 19 Nov – 1 Dec
Astral Antipodean Judith Lucy, a famed columnist, author and media star back in Australia, boils her back-to-basics act down to its bare and hilarious essentials. Meditation, beards, there’s nothing she won’t talk amusingly about. Click here for details.
Street Child Sierra Leone: Comedy Gala, Hammersmith Apollo, 19 Nov
The uniformly excellent Seann Walsh, Marcus Brigstocke, Shappi Khorsandi, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones, Jeremy Hardy, Robin Ince and Phill Jupitus lend their presence to this Street Child benefit, as do KT Tunstall (and band) and Buckinghamshire beatbox artist Shlomo. Ticket links here.
TODAY’S MUSIC CHOICES
Mencap Little Noise Sessions, St-John-at-Hackney Church, 19-25 Nov
Richard Hawley, The Maccabees, Jessie Ware, Olly Murs, Noah And The Whale and one Gary Barlow will each headline a live show at London’s St John-at-Hackney Church as part of the Little Noise Sessions, as hosted by Jo Whiley every year to raise money for learning disability charity Mencap. Gaz plays tonight, so hasten to this info/tickets page now.
TODAY’S THEATRE CHOICES
A Clockwork Orange, Soho Theatre, 19 Nov – 5 Jan 2013 (pictured)
Young gun Martin McCreadie and an all-male cast enact Alexandra Spencer-Jones’ acclaimed staging of Anthony Burgess’ 1962 dystopian novella. Advance bookings at this link.