Today in London: Wednesday 23 January 2013

Comedy Dance & Physical Theatre Visual Art

Quartermaine's Terms

Nothing much remarkable about Wednesday 23 January 2013? Well, that isn’t quite the case, as you’ll note by reading this summary of London’s most topical cultural attractions…

TODAY’S ART CHOICES

Juergen Teller – Woo, ICA, 23 Jan – 17 Mar
Visual provocateur Juergen Teller shows off a polar photo-collation of pop portraiture featuring Kate Moss, Sinéad O’Connor, Vivienne Westwood and – conversely – controversial images from his column in German magazine ‘Die Zeit’. Event details and tickets here.

TODAY’S COMEDY CHOICES

Andrew Watts – Born To Be Mild, Leicester Square Theatre, 23-26 Jan
As seen at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, perennially benign gent Andrew Watts makes light of the actual fact that he was once fat and single, and now isn’t. Event details and tickets here.

See What Sticks presents… Daniel Simonsen, Pat Cahill & Alfie Brown, Queens Head Piccadilly, 23 Jan
Scathing Norwegian champ Daniel Simonsen trades stage time with worthy comic rivals Pat Cahill and Alfie Brown, the premise of this Piccadilly-placed night being to throw brand new material at a figurative wall and… well, you get the idea. Event details and tickets here.

TODAY’S DANCE CHOICES

BalletBoyz: The Talent 2013, Richmond Theatre, 23-24 Jan
Michael Nunn, William Trevitt and company – aka BalletBoyz – are back with a brave new show featuring a cast of ten dancers and choreography by Royal Ballet apprentice Liam Scarlett. Event details and tickets here.

TODAY’S THEATRE CHOICES

Quartermaine’s Terms, Wyndham’s Theatre, 23 Jan – 13 Apr (pictured)
Rowan Atkinson dons a robe and mortarboard to play loveable but tragically inept schoolmaster St John Quartermaine - his first West End part in over 25 years – in Simon Gray’s moving staff-room drama. Event details and tickets here.

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