Sunday April 19th, 2015 00:01

25 Apr: The Vote, Vogue Festival, and Mexrrissey

Mexrrissey

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EVENT: Vogue Festival 2015 | Royal College Of Art & Royal Geographical Society | 25-26 Apr
A must for any interested in fashion and the fashion industry, the Vogue Festival comprises talks, debates, masterclasses and other events over two days. Speakers include Bobbi Brown, Alexa Chung, John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier, Roksanda Ilincic and more. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Mexrrissey – Mexico Goes Morrissey | Barbican | 25 Apr (pictured)
Do you ever find yourself listening to The Smiths and think to yourself, “You know, this is nice, but it could do with being a whole lot more Mexican”? Well at last your prayers are answered! Camilo Lara, of the brilliant Mexican Institute Of Sound, and a specially formed band have come together to rework Morrissey’s hits. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: The Vote | Donmar Warehouse | 24 Apr – 7 May
Set in a fictional London polling station, ‘The Vote’ dramatises the final 90 minutes before the polls close in this year’s General Election. On the actual night of the election, the final performance of the play will be broadcast live on More4 at the exact time it portrays. Tickets for that show are already gone (via ballot, of course) but you have plenty of opportunity to catch it before we go to the polls. 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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Thursday April 16th, 2015 00:01

22 Apr: Låpsley, Bubble Club, and No Milk For The Foxes

Låpsley

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MUSIC: Bubble Club | Backyard Bar | 22 Apr
Bubble Club – a collective of people with and without learning disabilities – has been running accessible and inclusive club nights for almost ten years. Their latest event, themed on the film ‘Grease’, will feature performances from DNK Dance Company and Bubble Club’s own Step East dance group, alongside the resident DJ Factory DJs. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Låpsley | London Fields Brewery | 22-23 Apr (pictured)
Hotly-tipped Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Låpsley rounds off a headline UK tour with two nights at the London Fields Brewery, where you’ll be able to sample both her very fine music and their very fine ales. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: No Milk For The Foxes | Camden People’s Theatre | 22 Apr – 9 May
Told through spoken word, humour, live looping and beatboxing, ‘No Milk For The Foxes’ follows two security guards on a night shift, one hoping his contract will be extended and the other determined to get out of the job. Tonight’s performance will be followed by spoken word, rap and beat boxing performances from Gambit Ace, Kyronne, Free3Flow, Primetime, DeeRiginal, Mav and Mali, Teddy Boy, and Lakeisha Lynch Stevens. 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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Tuesday April 14th, 2015 00:01

20 Apr: André Vida, Stand, and Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London

Stand

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MUSIC: André Vida, Mittland Och Leo, Lee Fraser and Dale Cornish | Cafe Oto | 20 Apr
A night from the Entr’acte label featuring saxophonist, composer, and lyricist, André Vida, synth duo Mittland Och Leo, and composer Lee Fraser, with Dale Cornish DJing. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London | King’s Head Theatre | 14 Apr – 9 May
Based on Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal writing, Alison Skilbeck’s one-woman show sees the wife of former president Theodore Roosevelt recall a dangerous trip to wartime London to see how US troops and the British were coping. Find out more in this TWL interview. Tonight’s performance is followed by the first of three weekly talks on topics related to the play – this one titled ‘Safeguarding human and civil rights in a modern society’. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Stand | Battersea Arts Centre | 20 Apr – 9 May (pictured)
The real life stories of six people who chose to take a stand against something, told in the words of the six actors playing them on stage. Find out more in this TWL interview. 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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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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Monday April 6th, 2015 00:01

12 Apr: Smelly Feet, Chilly Gonzales, and the Grand Union Orchestra

Chilly Gonzales

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CHILDREN’S SHOW: Smelly Feet | Leicester Square Theatre | 11-12 Apr
“A children’s musical that really stinks”, boast the poster this this show. Dean Friedman’s tells the story of Danny, Pete and Sally in their quest to find a cure for Pete’s smelly feet, with a collection of increasingly silly songs. Read a ThreeWeeks interview about the whole thing here. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Chilly Gonzales & Kaiser Quartett | Barbican | 11-13 Apr (pictured)
With his new hip hop-influenced chamber music album, ‘Chambers’, out now, (correctly) self-proclaimed musical genius Chilly Gonzales comes to the Barbican for three nights of performances with the Kaiser Quartett to perform it live. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: The Grand Union Orchestra – Bengal To Bethnal Green | RichMix | 12 Apr
The latest in The Grand Union Orchestra’s monthly series of events featuring Bengali songs in both traditional and contemporary styles, directed by international tabla star Yousuf Ali Khan and reflecting the diversity of music to be found in London’s East End. Free entry. Details here.

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Friday April 3rd, 2015 00:01

9 Apr: Lampedusa, Thrill Me, and Hello Terry Riley

Hello Terry Riley

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MUSIC: Hello Terry Riley – James Holden, Koreless, Luke Abbott | Barbican | 9 Apr (pictured)
Electronic musicians James Holden, Luke Abbott and Koreless celebrate the work and influence of minimalist composer Terry Riley. The three producers will perform new collaborative works influenced by Riley using specially built sequencers, synthesizers and liver percussion. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Lampedusa | Soho Theatre | 8-26 Apr
Anders Lustgarten’s Lampedusa follows the stories of two people working on the island of Lampedusa, sat between North Africa and Italy. Stefano’s job is to pull drowned migrants out of the sea, while Denise goes door to door collecting payday loans. Along the way these two strangers find hope and connection where they least expect it. Details and tickets here.

MUSICAL: Thrill Me | Greenwich Theatre | 8-18 Apr
Stephen Dolginoff’s acclaimed musical comes to Greenwich Theatre to tell the true story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb. The two wealthy students, training to be lawyers, believed that they’d committed the perfect murder. That was the point of doing it in the first place. But had their plan been as watertight as they thought? 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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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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Monday March 23rd, 2015 00:01

29 Mar: Against Captain’s Orders, Ameriie, and Fragile

Ameriie

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CHILDREN’S SHOWS: Against Captain’s Orders – A Journey Into The Uncharted | National Maritime Museum | 28 Mar – 31 Aug
Created by Punchdrunk Enrichment, this new interactive show takes groups of 6-12 year olds and their families and places on the crew on the HMS Adventure. They then explore the vast wealth of maritime history and artefacts the National Maritime Museum has to offer. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Ameriie | The Jazz Cafe | 29 & 31 Mar
R&B singer Ameriie comes to London’s Jazz Cafe for two shows as part of her 2015 UK tour, at both of which she will be performing with a full live band. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Fragile | King’s Head Theatre | 22 Mar – 12 Apr
The second of four weekly performances of Geoff Thompson’s “emotionally raw and uncompromising” ‘Fragile’ at the King’s Head. Feeling that there are no people he can trust with his secrets, he pours his thoughts into a tape recorder, telling it everything he is unable to say to anyone else. Details and tickets here.

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Saturday March 21st, 2015 00:01

27 Mar: Omid Djalili, Susie Essman, and GoGo Penguin

Omid Djalili

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COMEDY: Omid Djalili – Iranalamadingdong | Hammersmith Apollo | 27-28 Mar
Omid Djalili brings a six month tour of his latest stand up show, ‘Iranalamadingdong’, to a close with the second of two nights at the Hammersmith Apollo, giving his take on everything from the Middle East to Miley Cyrus. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Susie Essman | Soho Theatre | 27-29 Mar
Known for her role in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, Susie Essman also has almost 30 years of experience as a stand up under her belt. Following a run at the Soho Theatre in 2012, the US comic is back again for three nights. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: GoGo Penguin | Union Chapel | 27 Mar
Mercury-nominated last year for their debut album ‘Fanfares’, jazz trio GoGo Penguin return to headline Islington’s Union Chapel for the second time for a special one-off show. Details and tickets here.

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Friday March 20th, 2015 00:01

26 Mar: Simon Amstell, Soko, and Warpaint

Soko

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COMEDY: Simon Amstell – To Be Free | Shepherd’s Bush Empire | 26-27 Mar
Simon Amstell is feeling better about himself these days, which you might think was a negative for his brand of deprecating stand up. It’s OK though, he’s noticed how terrible we all are. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Soko | 100 Club | 26 Mar (pictured)
With her new album, ‘My Dreams Dictate My Reality’, out now, Soko comes to London to perform at the 100 Club on Oxford Street. Details and tickets here.

NOTE: This show has been moved to the 100 Club from St John At Hackney in Shoreditch

MUSIC: Warpaint | Hammersmith Apollo | 26 Mar
LA band Warpaint will be back in London once again tonight, this time to headline the Hammersmith Apollo. They’ll be performing tracks from their two albums, plus (quite probably) two recently released new tracks. Details and tickets here.

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Tuesday March 17th, 2015 00:01

24 Mar: Club Attitude, Princess Ida, and Shooting With Light

Toy

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MUSIC: Club Attitude with Toy | Islington Assembly Hall | 24 Mar (pictured)
Psych rockers Toy will headline the annual Club Attitude event, organised by by Attitude Is Everything, a charity which aims to improve deaf and disabled people’s access to live music. Also on the bill are Hatcham Social and Hulkenburg, with Radio 1’s Huw Stephens and Xfm’s Jo Good compering. Details and tickets here.

MUSICALS: Princess Ida | Finborough Theatre | 24 Mar – 18 Apr
As part of the Finborough Theatre’s ongoing Celebrating British Music Theatre series, Phil Willmott directs the first professional London staging of Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Princess Ida’ for more than two decades, a comic tale of the marriage of two royal babies. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Shooting With Light | New Diorama | 24 Mar – 11 Apr
The world premiere of Idle Motion’s latest production, ‘Shooting With Light’ Paris in 1934, telling the true story of a young German refugee discovers photography and reinvents herself as Gerda Taro, the first female photojournalist to document the front lines of a war. Details and tickets here.

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Tuesday March 17th, 2015 00:01

23 Mar: Radioman, Bechdel Test Fest, and the Teenage Cancer Trust Shows

Radioman

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FILM: Bechdel Test Fest | various venues | 23-26 Mar
This ongoing year-long celebration of films that pass the Bechdel Test – two named female characters must have a conversation about something other than a man, something surprisingly few films manage – this week sees four events take place around London. Screenings of ‘Appropriate Behaviour’, ‘Fish Tank’, ‘Tiny Furniture’, and the utterly brilliant ‘Wadjda’ will be accompanied by Q&As, debates and more. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC/COMEDY: Teenage Cancer Trust Shows | Royal Albert Hall | 23-29 Mar
Marking the fifteenth anniversary of the Teenage Cancer Trust’s first fundraising show at the Royal Albert Hall, there’s a hefty programme of music across this now week-long event. Musical headliners are Stereophonics, Van Morrison, The Who, Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher, and Frank Turner. Tomorrow night there’ll be a break from the music with a comedy bill headlined by Kevin Bridges. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Radioman | King’s Head Theatre | 23 Mar – 6 Apr (pictured)
Actor Felix Trench brings his one-man show ‘Radioman’ to the King’s Head for three shows, with the first tonight. “A story of canals, eternity and the Radioman”, it features original music by David Knight. Details and tickets here.

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Sunday March 15th, 2015 00:01

21 Mar: The Jankosians, Hookworms, and a Sherlock Holmes sleepover

Janoskians

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COMEDY: The Janoskians – Janofest | Wembley Arena | 21 Mar (pictured)
Australian masters of ‘social disturbance comedy’ will be headlining Wembley Arena for one night only tonight, with support from rap duo Jack & Jack. Hopefully it’ll be a bit more organised than that time they tried to organise a meet-and-greet in Hyde Park. Details and tickets here.

WORDS & EVENTS: Sherlock’s Night Owls Sleepover | Museum Of London | 21-22 Mar
As part of the Museum Of London’s ongoing season of Sherlock Holmes-related events, children aged 7-11 are invited to stay over night in the museum to learn the skills required for detective work. I’m frankly distraught that I failed to have the foresight to halt the ageing process during my childhood in order to be able to take part myself. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Hookworms | Ovalspace | 21 Mar
Leeds psych screamers Hookworms head to East London for a headline show at Hackney’s Ovalspace, playing songs from their two excellent albums, ‘Pearl Mystic’ and ‘The Hum’. Details and tickets here.

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