Troubadour Theatre to Launch a Brand New Venue at White City Place in 2019

Like buses, not one but two new theatres have come along this month! Opening in summer 2019, the new theatre will join a thriving new neighbourhood at White City Place, neighbouring other destinations such as Soho House and Westfield Shopping Centre. UPDATE Feb 2020: Troubadour White City Theatre is to close down permanently less than a […]

BBC Earth Blue Planet in Concert

BBC Earth and composer George Fenton have joined forces with the world-renowned Philharmonia Orchestra to present Blue Planet in Concert on Thursday 22 January at the Royal Festival Hall, London The show is a live cinematic production with specially edited footage from the iconic BBC series, backed by a majestic and moving original score. Inspired […]

A Dinner Date with Raymond Blanc on board The British Pullman

Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur, Raymond Blanc, hosts a dinner on board The British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, on 16th November 2013. This event launches a series of ‘pop-up’ dinners on board London’s iconic train throughout 2013 and 2014 hosted by some of the UK’s most celebrated chefs. Raymond Blanc’s specially created 7 course […]

Audley Offer Trips For Those Inspired by the New David Attenborough ‘Africa’ Series

BBC One is launching the latest David Attenborough series ‘Africa’  on 2 January. It promises to reveal the undiscovered side of Africa’s five unique regions – the Kalahari; the Serengeti, Amboseli and Ruwenzori Mountains; the Cape Region; the Congo Rainforest and the Sahara (Ethiopia). Inspiring photography captures unprecedented wildlife behaviour, mesmerising new creatures and magical landscapes that […]

A Look Inside Felix Baumgartner’s US Media Tour and Hero’s Welcome to Austria

A look inside Felix Baumgartner’s U.S. media tour with Q & A before ending with a visit to meet UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and a hero’s return to Austria. How do you feel now that you’ve had a few days since your jump on 14 October to think about your achievements? It’s still too much to fully comprehend. Besides […]

Historic recordings by major travel writers of the 20th century

The British Library releases a collection of historic recordings by major travel writers of the 20th century. The British Library has  released a new 2CD set of recordings, The Spoken Word: Travel Writers. The latest in the highly-acclaimed series, ‘The Spoken Word’, this set brings together a selection of previously unreleased historic BBC broadcasts of major […]

Technology Meets Art: new app

A new smartphone app which allows you to find great art anywhere in the UK has been launched by the Art Fund, the national fundraising charity which helps museums and galleries to buy and show art. The state of the art app helps you to plan visits or simply get up-to-date information when you’re out […]

George Michael | Symphonica

Here George Michael talks about his Symphonica Tour this week in London, his new studio album as an ‘out gay man’ and why he’s not joining Take That… by Alan Greenhalgh George Michael’s Symphonica: The Orchestral Tour is getting him out of  the house and  into the world’s great opera houses with large orchestras. He’ll […]

‘Sir Paul marries for the third time today’ BBC News