TODAY IN LONDON wild Canadian comic Craig Campbell, famous Bert Jansch fans Robert Plant, Eric Clapton and Donovan, and top composing duo Yiannis Koutsakos and James Oban feature in the following TW-recommended events…
COMEDY: Craig Campbell – Thrilling Mic Hunt, Bloomsbury Theatre, 3 Dec (pictured)
Canadian lone wolf Craig Campbell throws his all (which is a lot) into this high-octane, high-risk solo show based on his various white knuckle life-adventures. Details and tickets here.
MUSIC: Bert Jansch Tribute, Royal Albert Hall, 3 Dec
Robert Plant, Eric Clapton, Suede’s Bernard Butler and folk great Donovan are amongst a host of artists paying homage to the late Bert Jansch, who died in 2011, playing a charity concert in aid of the Bert Jansch Foundation. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: Ushers, Hope Theatre, 3-31 Dec
With music and lyrics by Yiannis Koutsakos and James Oban, two frontrunners in @westendproducer’s ‘Search For A Twitter Composer’ contest, new musical ‘Ushers’ spotlights, for once, a theatre’s stagiest staff, its front-of-house team. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: Drawing The Line, Hampstead Theatre, 3 Dec – 11 Jan 2013
A ‘sweeping’ new piece from the people behind 2012′s sell-out ’55 Days’, ‘Drawing The Line’ sketches a picture of 1940s India under British rule. In it, a judge is sent to divide the sub-continent into two new Sovereign Dominions, and finds himself plunged into a whirlpool of political intrigue and illicit passions. Details and tickets here.
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