Tuesday April 21st, 2015 00:01

27 Apr: Product, Comedy In The Dark, and the Found Footage Festival

Olivia Poulet

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COMEDY: Comedy In The Dark | Udderbelly | 27 Apr
First launched in Leicester back in 2008, Comedy In The Dark has toured multiple festivals and countries. The premise is pretty simple – you’ve probably already guessed it. It’s like a normal comedy night, except all the lights are switched off. You’ll get to hear, but not see, a line-up of top comedians perform on stage as they twist their delivery for these unusual circumstances. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Found Footage Festival – Salute To Weirdos | Soho Theatre | 27-29 Apr
Originating in New York, the Found Footage Festival pulls together weird and wonderful clips from VHS tapes found in thrift stores, garage sales, rubbish bins and more. Co-founders Joe Pickett and Nick Preuher will spend three nights in London sifting through some of their best finds. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Product | Arcola Theatre | 27 Apr – 23 May (pictured)
Premiered in 2005, ‘Shopping And Fucking’ writer Mark Ravenhill’s ‘Product is revived as part of Inside Intelligence’s 20th anniversary. Olivia Poulet stars as Leah, a movie producer attempting to convince a young actress that she’s found the perfect script for her. It’s a tough sell. Details and tickets here.

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Monday April 20th, 2015 00:01

26 Apr: Aisling Bea, London Marathon, and the London Transport Museum Depot

Aisling Bea

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COMEDY: Aisling Bea | The Lion | 26 Apr
Aisling Bea headlines another fine night of comedy put together by Laugh Out London, this one in Stoke Newington. Also on the bill are Tom Craine of sketch group Jigsaw, character comic Ali Brice and Fat Kitten founder James Ross. Details and tickets here.

EVENT: London Marathon | London | 26 Apr
Do you like running? More importantly, do you like watching people running? If you answered yes to one (and preferably both) of those, then get yourself a spot along to course of the London Marathon. Cheering people on is exercise, right? Details here.

EXHIBITION: London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend | London Transport Museum Depot | 25-26 Apr
The London Transport Museum is an interesting enough place, but did you know that there’s more where that came from? The museum’s depot in Acton houses over 370,000 objects related to transport in the capital. It’s only open twice a year, so don’t miss out this weekend. Details and tickets here.

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Saturday April 18th, 2015 00:01

24 Apr: Andrew Maxwell, Desertfest, and the Sony World Photography Awards

Andrew Maxwell

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COMEDY: Andrew Maxwell’s London Loves | Udderbelly | 24-25 Apr (pictured)
Former ThreeWeeks guest editor Andrew Maxwell brings to London a show about London. And specifically about the 20 years he’s spent living in the city. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Desertfest | various venues | 24-26 Apr
Coinciding with a sister event in Berlin, Desertfest brings the ultimate in stoner, doom and underground rock to London. Taking over six venues in Camden, including Koko, The Electric Ballroom and The Underworld, for three days, acts on the line-up include Eyehategod, Sweet Billy Pilgrim, Red Fang, Gonga, SSS and more. Details and tickets here.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition | Somerset House | 24 Apr – 10 May
The Sony World Photography Awards are one of the world’s leading photography competitions, and this exhibition showcases the winning and shortlisted photographers from submissions from across all disciplines, from fine art to photojournalism to lifestyle. Details and tickets here.

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Wednesday April 15th, 2015 00:01

21 Apr: Nick Helm, Russian Circles, and Early Days (Of A Better Nation)

Nick Helm

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COMEDY: Nick Helm, Diane Morgan, David Trent and Rhys James | The Dogstar | 21 Apr
Headlined by ‘Uncle’ star Nick Helm, support comes from Philmena Cunk herself Diane Morgan, David Trent and Rhys James. Just in case you hadn’t already clocked it, that’s a pretty flippin impressive line-up. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Early Days (Of A Better Nation) | The Four Thieves | 21-25 Apr
Originally due to be staged in Battersea Arts Centre’s Grand Hall, before it was lost to a fire, ‘Early Days (Of A Better Nation)’ will now run at the nearby Four Thieves theatre pub. This piece of interactive theatre begins at the end of a war and asks its audience to decide how to rebuild the nation anew. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Russian Circles | Islington Assembly Hall | 21 Apr
Incendiary instrumental rock trio Russian Circles descend on the Islington Assembly Hall, with support from Helms Alee. Details and tickets here.

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Monday April 13th, 2015 00:01

19 Apr: Circolombia, The Showstoppers, The Zoo and Trial By Jury

Circolombia

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CIRCUS: Circolombia – Acelere | Roundhouse | 14 Apr – 3 May (pictured)
Colombian circus company Circolombia were last seen at the Roundhouse in 2011 with their acclaimed show ‘Urban’. Now they’re back with the first UK staging of their latest production, ‘Acelere’, which is inspired by Colombia’s diverse communities and features twelve of the country’s most talented circus performers. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical | Udderbelly | 19 Apr – 12 Jul
Back at the Udderbelly festival on the Southbank for a sixth year, The Showstoppers take improvised comedy to new heights, creating a brand new music from scratch every night, based on audience suggestions. Do you feel there’s a topic under-represented in musical theatre? Here’s your chance to change that. Sort of. Details and tickets here.

OPERA: The Zoo & Trial By Jury | King’s Head Theatre | 19 Apr – 10 May
The first of four Sundays given over to the Charles Court Opera for this double bill. Bolton Rowe and Sullivan’s ‘The Zoo’ is a one act comedy set in London Zoo, while ‘Trial By Jury’ is Gilbert and Sullivan’s parody of the British judicial system. Details and tickets here.

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Sunday April 12th, 2015 00:01

18 Apr: Catriona Knox, Sonia Delaunay, and a Battersea Arts Centre fundraiser

Catriona Knox

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COMEDY: Catriona Knox – Thinks She’s Hard Enough | Soho Theatre | 16-18 Apr (pictured)
Character comedian Catriona Knox’s 2014 Edinburgh show gained her high praise – including this 5/5 review from ThreeWeeks. You can find out more about the show in this TWL interview and catch the last of three performances of the show at the Soho Theatre tonight. Details and tickets here.

EVENT: Battersea Arts Centre Phoenix Fundraiser | Royal Festival Hall | 18 Apr
A night of comedy, theatre, music, cabaret and more to raise money for repair work at the Battersea Arts Centre, following the fire that caused huge damage to the building last month. Among those on the bill are Stewart Lee, Tim Key, Bridget Christie, Arthur Smith, Mackenzie Crook, Lemn Sissay, Toby Jones, the BAC Beatbox Academy, and the Kneehigh Band. Details and tickets here.

VISUAL ART: The EY Exhibition – Sonia Delaunay | Tate Modern | 15 Apr – 9 Aug
Over a 60 year career, Parisian artist Sonia Delaunay became a key figure in European abstract art. This exhibition draws together work across a range of media, including paintings, textiles, clothes, and collaborations with poets, choreographers and manufacturers. Details and tickets here.

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Saturday April 11th, 2015 00:01

17 Apr: Rumpy Pumpy, Shock Treatment, and Stand Up For SIDS

Tim Key

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COMEDY: Stand Up for SIDS | Bloomsbury Theatre | 17 Apr (pictured)
Tim Key, Aisling Bea, Mike Wozniak and Mae Martin are all lined up to perform at this benefit for The Lullaby Trust, which aims to reduce incidences of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Details and tickets here.

MUSICAL: Shock Treatment | King’s Head Theatre | 17 Apr – 6 Jun
The movie sequel to ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’, ‘Shock Treatment’ receives its premiere on the stage at The King’s Head. The “further adventures of Brad and Janet” movie never enjoyed the success of the original went it was released in 1981, though the songs were always pretty catchy and its reality TV show setting is, if anything, more relevant today than back then. Details and tickets here.

MUSICAL: Rumpy Pumpy | Landor Theatre | 14-19 Apr
Screenwriter and novelist Barbara Jane Mackie’s latest project is ‘Rumpy Pumpy’, a new musical based on the story of two Women’s Institute campaigners who led a campaign to improve the situation of sex workers. Find out more in this TWL interview with Mackie. Details and tickets here.

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Friday April 10th, 2015 00:01

16 Apr: Brendon Burns, American Buffalo, and Bugsy Malone

American Buffalo

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COMEDY: Brendon Burns – Outside The Box | Cereal Killer Cafe | 16-18 Apr
In an attempt to escape the world of comedy clubs, Brendon Burns is seeking out new places to perform stand-up comedy. This includes anything from fans’ kitchens to a zoo to (for the next three nights) Shoreditch’s premier cereal cafe. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: American Buffalo | Wyndham’s Theatre | 16 Apr – 27 Jun (pictured)
Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge star in this new production of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo’, directed by Daniel Evans. Three small-time crooks plot a big-time heist – what could go wrong? You’d be amazed. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Bugsy Malone | Lyric Theatre | 11 Apr – 1 Aug
Alan Parker’s classic musical comes back to the London stage for its first professional production in over a decade, turning The Lyric in Hammersmith into Fat Sam’s Grand Slam speakeasy. Olivier award-winning director Sean Holmes directs. Details and tickets here.

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Wednesday April 8th, 2015 00:01

14 Apr: Holly Walsh, DNA, and Death Of A Comedian

Holly Walsh

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COMEDY: Holly Walsh – Never Had It | Soho Theatre | 14-18 Apr (pictured)
Some people just have ‘it’, don’t they? ‘It’ all over the bloody place. There are whole TV shows dedicated to finding people who have ‘it’. And if nothing else, those programmes show just how few people do. I mean, take Holly Walsh. She doesn’t. She never had. And nor does she care, because she’s got lots of other things, not least a whole show about her lack of ‘it’. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Death Of A Comedian | Soho Theatre | 14 Apr – 16 May
A collaboration between Soho Theatre, the Lyric Theatre Belfast and Abbey Theatre Dublin, ‘Death Of A Comedian’ is a new play written by Owen McCafferty exploring the highs and lows of the world of stand-up comedy. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: DNA | Brockley Jack Theatre | 14-25 Apr
Dennis Kelly’s DNA was first performed by the National Theatre, and is now an established text on the GCSE syllabus. A group of teenagers accidentally kill one of their classmates, and after they decide to cover it up things quickly spiral even further out of control. Details and tickets here.

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Tuesday April 7th, 2015 00:01

13 Apr: Yacine Belhousse, Tape, and The Bombing Of The Grand Hotel

Yacine Belhousse

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COMEDY: Yacine Belhousse – Made In France (In English!) | Soho Theatre | 13 Apr (pictured)
Following on from a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival last year – which he discussed in this ThreeWeeks interview – French stand-up Yacine Belhousse comes to London with his first all-English show. Head down to find out why Eddie Izzard described him as “one funny Mother-fudge-cake”. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Tape | XOYO | 13 Apr
XOYO’s weekly clubnight Tape brings a eclectic mix of house, bass, garage, hip hop and trap over two rooms. The perfect start to the week, I’d say. Who needs sleep? Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: The Bombing Of The Grand Hotel | The Cockpit | 13 Apr – 2 May
Based on the 1984 bombing of The Grand Hotel in Brighton, in an attempt to assassinate then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, this play tells the story of the unlikely relationship between Pat Magee, who planted the bomb, and Jo Berry, whose father was killed in the blast. Details and tickets here.

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Sunday April 5th, 2015 00:01

11 Apr: Gina Yashere, Secret 7″, and The Oxford & Cambridge Goat Race

Gina Yashere

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COMEDY: Gina Yashere | Brixton Academy | 11 Apr (pictured)
Based in the US nowadays, Gina Yashere hits the Brixton Academy for the finale of her ‘Laugh Riot’ UK tour. With almost 20 years of stand-up work behind her, she’s a rightly revered comedian. Catch her while you can. Details and tickets here.

EXHIBITION: Secret 7″ | Somerset House | 10 Apr – 3 May
Each year, the Secret 7″ project asks 700 artists to create a one-off record sleeve design. Seven music acts – this year The Rolling Stones, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Underworld, The Chemical Brothers, St Vincent, Peter Gabriel and The Maccabees – all have 100 copies each of a single pressed up. You buy a sleeve, you get one of those records. Which one… is a secret. You can see all the sleeves at Somerset House before they go on sale, and take part in a number of associated events. Details and tickets here.

EVENT: The Oxford & Cambridge Goat Race | Spitalfields City Farm | 11 Apr
Sure, you could watch a load of Oxbridge students row a couple of boats for a few minutes today. You totally could. But tell me this doesn’t sound like more fun. You can’t, can you? Goats. Racing. I’m not sure it gets any better than that. Details and tickets here.

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Thursday April 2nd, 2015 00:01

8 Apr: Adam Riches, Animals, and So It Goes

Animals

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COMEDY: Adam Riches – Rogue Males | Kings Place | 8 Apr
Over four weeks at Kings Place, Adam Riches will be performing his four most successful Edinburgh shows, starting tonight with 2009’s ‘Rogue Males’. “My second full hour and far and away my favourite to perform”, he says of the show. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Animals | Theatre503 | 8 Apr – 2 May
A satire focusing on a group of older women who are struggling to survive in a dystopian future, ‘Animals’ is a new work from Yorkshire-based playwright Emma Adams. Find out more in this TWL interview with associate director Lisa Cagnacci. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: So It Goes | Shoreditch Town Hall | 8 Apr – 18 Apr
A true story of love and loss written and performed by Hannah Moss and David Ralfe. Hannah has always wanted to talk about her dad. But in the seven years since he died, she hasn’t quite managed it. Not one to be defeated, she enlisted David to help her on a journey through memory, laughter and sorrow. Details and tickets here.

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Wednesday April 1st, 2015 00:01

7 Apr: The Twits, Comedian’s Comedian, and the Taking A Stand Season

Des Bishop

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CHILDREN’S SHOWS: Roald Dahl’s The Twits | Royal Court Theatre | 7 Apr – 31 May
One of the most-loved of Roald Dahl’s much-loved children’s stories, ‘The Twits’ comes to the stage courtesy of an adaptation by Edna Walsh. They’re nasty to each other, and worse to everyone else. Especially their pet monkeys, who have a plan for revenge. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Comedian’s Comedian Podcast – Des Bishop | Soho Theatre | 7 Apr (pictured)
So, here’s an exciting thing. Tonight marks the first of four monthly live recordings of Comedian’s Comedian – one of the very finest podcasts that the internet has to offer. Stand-up Stuart Goldsmith will interview a fellow comic on how they work, what makes them do it and (probably) if they’re happy. Tonight, Des Bishop. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE/FILM: Taking A Stand Season | Battersea Arts Centre | 7 Apr – 23 May
Running either side of the looming General Election, this season at the Battersea Arts Centre collects together a ranging of politically-themed shows and events. Among those contained within the full run are not one but two Mark Thomas shows, a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Great Dictator’ and a 1941 short film about a Hull cinema that was bombed just as it was about to show it, and a performance that “combines sludge and doom metal with the Budget speech 2015″. Details and tickets here.

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Tuesday March 31st, 2015 14:21

6 Apr: Ali Brice, The Herbert, Mike Wozniak, and Tiff Stevenson

Mike Wozniak

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COMEDY: Ali Brice & The Herbert | Aces & Eights | 6 Apr
Your Easter weekend is nearly over and you’re going to have to go back to work tomorrow. Sorry for laying that on you. You’re going to need a laugh, so here’s the first of three potential comedy nights around the capital tonight. Ali Brice and The Herbert (aka Spencer Jones) will be previewing their new shows for free. Details and free tickets here.

COMEDY: Mike Wozniak | The Good Ship | 6 Apr
Up in Kilburn, The Good Ship will be hosting its weekly comedy night, headlined by the brilliant Mike Wozniak. Also on the bill are Fin Taylor, Yacine Bellhousse, Jonny Lennard, and Elf Lyons, with Ben Van Der Velde compering. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Old Rope & Tiff Stevenson | The Phoenix | 6 Apr (pictured)
The Phoenix’s new material night always gets an impressive line-up of acts to air new jokes. Tonight’s line-up are Nish Kumar, Frankie Boyle, Aisling Bea, and Dan Clark. And if that’s not enough, afterwards Tiff Stevenson will be performing and recording her latest show, ‘Optimist’. Details and tickets here.

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Sunday March 29th, 2015 00:01

4 Apr: Tim Key, Mac Conner, and CBeebies Live

Tim Key

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CHILDREN’S SHOWS: Justin & Friends – Mr Tumble’s Circus | Wembley Arena | 4-5 Apr
Justin Fletcher leads a cast of popular faces from CBeebies in this live show, stopping for two days on its UK tour. Mr Tumble’s circus is delayed, but there’s plenty of help on hand to get him on his way. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Live At The Chapel with Tim Key | Union Chapel | 4 Apr
The Invisible Dot’s Live At The Chapel nights always have amazing line-ups, and this one is no exception. Headlined by the brilliant Tim Key, also on stage will be Doc Brown, Des Bishop, Liam Williams, and Mae Martin. Details and tickets here.

EXHIBITIONS: Mac Conner – A New York Life | House Of Illustration | 1 Apr – 28 Jun
This new exhibition brings over 70 original works by McCauley ‘Mac’ Conner, one of the defining illustrators of America’s golden age of advertising, to the UK for the first time. Accompanying the artwork will be reference photos, preliminary designs, and other associated items. Details and tickets here.

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Saturday March 28th, 2015 00:01

3 Apr: Wolf Alice, UKG Fest, and a Harry Potter comedy night

Wolf Alice

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COMEDY: Harry Potter Comedy Night | Camden Comedy Club | 3 Apr
How many times a day do you throw yourself down on the floor in despair at the lack of Harry Potter-themed comedy nights on offer? I know, it’s hard. But pick yourself up, because here’s one. Comedians including Adam Larter, Eleanor Morton, Marny Godden and Matt Tedford will star in a new story of the boy wizard (possibly not written by JK Rowling). Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Wolf Alice | Shepherds Bush Empire | 3 Apr (pictured)
Rapidly rising rock quartet Wolf Alice come to Shepherds Bush for at the mid-point of their current UK tour. Catch them now before they head to the US and then around the world on a hectic festival schedule. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: UKG Fest | The Coronet | 3-4 Apr
If Wolf Alice isn’t your thing, then how about this two day celebration of UK garage, taking over The Coronet with a selection of big names straight outta the 90s? Catch the likes of DJ Luck & MC Neat, Matt ‘Jam’ Lamont, The Dreem Team, and Norrss ‘Da Boss’ Windross. Details and tickets here.

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Friday March 27th, 2015 00:01

2 Apr: My First Ballet, The Beta Males, and The Lock Tavern Festival

My First Ballet: Swan Lake

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CHILDREN’S SHOWS/DANCE: My First Ballet – Swan Lake | English National Ballet | 2 Apr – 23 May
The English National Ballet and English National Ballet School’s My First Ballet series returns with an adaptation of ‘Swan Lake’ for children aged three and up. A narrator is on hand throughout to help the children follow the story, providing an easy way to introduce them to ballet. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: The Beta Males | Soho Theatre | 2-4 Apr
Described as “something really quite special” by ThreeWeeks at last year’s Edinburgh Festival, The Beta Males’ latest show ‘Happenstance’ comes to the Soho Theatre for a three night run, showing off their exciting take on sketch comedy. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: The Lock Tavern Festival | The Lock Tavern | 2-5 Apr
Here’s a great way to spend your Easter weekend – The Lock Tavern is putting on four days of exciting new and established bands to keep you entertained. The likes of Skinny Girl Diet, William Arcane, The Voyeurs, Flowers and more will all take to the stage. And best of all, entry is free. Details and tickets (to ensure guaranteed entry) here.

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Thursday March 26th, 2015 00:01

1 Apr: Des Bishop, Abyss, and Letters Live

Des Bishop

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COMEDY: Des Bishop – Made In China | Soho Theatre | 31 Mar – 11 Apr
Des Bishop went to China. Des Bishop went to China to learn Mandarin. Des Bishop went to China to learn Mandarin so that he could perform stand up to a Chinese audience. This is his story. In English. Mostly. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Abyss | Arcola Theatre | 1-25 Apr
Karla Richter goes to the shop, but never comes back. The friends she left waiting for her set out to find her, but how will digging into her past affect the way they feel about her? Maria Milisavljevic’s acclaimed play receives its UK premiere at the Arcola. Details and tickets here.

WORDS & EVENTS: Letters Live | Freemasons’ Hall | 31 Mar – 4 Apr
The live offshoot of the brilliant Letters Of Note blog returns and stretches out to a five-day affair. Every night, Benedict Cumberbatch and Leslie Brealey will take to the stage to read a selection of letters, joined by guests including Matt Berry, Caitlin Moran, Sally Hawkins and Tom Odell. Details and tickets here.

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Wednesday March 25th, 2015 00:01

31 Mar: John-Luke Roberts, Future Islands, and Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales For Young & Old

John-luke Roberts

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COMEDY: John-Luke Roberts – Stnad-Up | Soho Theatre | 31 Mar – 1 Apr
John-Luke Roberts is a man who, when not trying to make people think I’ve put a typo in his show title (it really is called ‘Stnad Up’), is a member of the ‘Alternative Comedy Memorial Society’ and a writer on ‘The News Quiz’ and ‘Have I Got News For You’. Here he brings his third solo show to the Soho Theatre, “an emotionally raw and incredibly silly hour of sort-of-stand up”. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Future Islands | The Roundhouse | 30-31 Mar
Together for a decade already, Future Islands boosted their fanbase massively last year with a series of impressive TV performances and their fourth album (first for the legendary 4AD label), ‘Singles’. This will be the second of two nights at The Roundhouse. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales For Young & Old | The Bargehouse | until 11 Apr
This has been on for a little while already, but the Easter holidays provide the perfect opportunity to grab some last minute tickets. Philip Pullman’s collection of Grimms’ fairytales is adapted into a piece of immersive theatre by Philip Wilson. Details and tickets here.

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Tuesday March 24th, 2015 00:01

30 Mar: Tove Lo, Comedy Club 4 Kids, and No Such Thing As A Fish

Tiernan Douieb

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CHILDREN’S SHOWS: Comedy Club 4 Kids | Greenwich Theatre | 30 Mar (pictured)
If you’re looking for something to keep the kids occupied as the Easter holiday start, this is always something to stick on your to do list. And I’ll let you into a little secret – you’ll enjoy this just as much as they will. MCed by the brilliant Tiernan Douieb, there will be sets from Johnny & Inel and Iain Stirling. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: No Such Thing As A Fish Podcast | Soho Theatre | 30 Mar
Named the best new podcast of 2014 by iTunes, The QI Elves’ No Such Thing As A Fish Podcast finishes its current weekly run of recordings at the Soho Theatre tonight. Read this ThreeWeeks interview with one of the elves, Dan Schreiber, to find out more. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Tove Lo | Koko | 30 Mar
With songwriting credits for the likes of Girls Aloud and Icona Pop already under her belt, not to mention a string of her own singles, rising Swedish popstar Tove Lo heads to Camden for her biggest UK show to date. Details and tickets here.

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