ThisWeek’s tipped events TODAY IN LONDON feature comic sad acts Harry Deansway, Trevor Lock and Luke McQueen, a feast of France’s finest films, and a Globe-to-Globe production of ‘Hamlet’…
COMEDY: Sadwave Comedy Club feat Trevor Lock + Harry Deansway + Luke McQueen, 23 Apr
Top comic no-hopers Trevor Lock, Harry Deansway and Luke McQueen pool their considerable inadequacies, insecurities and in-jokes for a night of scratch stand-up with a distinctly sad overtone. Details and tickets here.
FILM: Rendez-Vous With French Cinema, Ciné Lumière/Curzon Soho, 23-30 Apr
This year’s taster-tray of France’s finest filmic treats, which this year pays homage to late great cineaste Alain Resnais, features Albert Dupontel’s award-winning baby boom romp ’9 Month Stretch’ – plus a Q&A with Dupontel and his co-star in the movie, Terry Gilliam – a screening of ‘Amelie’-maker Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s new adventure ‘The Young And Prodigious TS Spivet‘, and an ‘in conversation’ chat with JPJ and actress Helena Bonham-Carter. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: Hamlet, Shakespeare’s Globe, 23-26 Apr
This pared-back adaptation of the ultimate Shakespearean tragedy, which finds young London-born actors Kadu Eneruwa and Baeem Hayat sharing the part of Prince H, hits LDN first on a world-roving Globe To Globe tour. Details and tickets here.