Art Review: Vincent Van Gogh Alive London

“This is no ordinary art exhibition” and with no actual paintings, but 38 huge screens magnifying 3,000 Van Gogh images you’d be wondering what he’d make of it all. The artist himself doesn’t quite come alive in this exhibition and might well be rolling in his grave, but finally counting up the money. Van Gogh […]

Open Bar Theatre’s Outdoor Shakespeare Performances in Fuller’s Pub Gardens

Shakespeare hath returned… to the pub!  And that gives us real London Pride. As the natural hubs of many of our communities, pubs are the perfect setting in which to recapture the raucous, accessible and inherently social spirit of a Shakespearean troupe performance. This year is the biggest ever for Shakespeare In The Garden, with […]

The Other House – Where You’ll Find us in Spring 2022

Blurring the lines to create a type of new accommodation, the Other House plans to disrupt the traditional sectors of hotels, serviced apartments and private rentals, by combining home comforts with hotel style facilities, whatever the length of stay. Think of it as a second home –  your ‘other house’. Launching in South Kensington and Covent […]

Are You The Ultimate Londoner? Test Your Knowledge With This Quiz

The ‘Ultimate Londoner’ live-streamed quiz on Sunday 6 September 2020 delves into the city’s history and culture – from its weird museum objects to its late-night cabarets – inspiring you to get back out safely to see the city and also to help raise funds for businesses as they reopen their doors. Sign-up is free, with […]

Optimise Your Personal Space in Crowded London

At first glance the PVC jacket looks unremarkable, however if the wearer feels their space is being encroached by others, the coat can be inflated via an electric pump into a valve in the jacket – creating a barrier between wearer and busy crowds. When inflated the Space Optimiser* jacket creates an exclusion zone of […]

Review: Frankenstein NYT REP Season

At the Southwark Playhouse this fun production of the old story of Frankenstein has a modern twist by exploring the idea of artificial intelligence as the monster, who defies its creator. And to gender switch the scientists and the monster to women and adopt a totally female centric position might look like a gimmick and […]

Flabbergast Theatre Present The Swell Mob

Flabbergast Theatre are bringing their award-winning 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit to London for a three-month run at the COLAB Factory, London Bridge. It’s billed as an explosive immersive theatrical experience – as dark as it is fun. You are invited to dress up and submerge yourself in the delights of a Victorian saloon,  swigging a […]

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 […]

You Are in Great Company with this Comic Musical Show!

You are in great Company with this hit from Steven Sondheim – 47 years after the first production. Spoiler alert – Bobbie is no longer a guy! A cramped start gives way to clever staging, bright lights and soaring music. It’s such a great production with a huge sound that you only wish they’d gone for […]

Top Three London Plays

Showbiz insider, Sabine Koch takes her pick of three shows this summer… After a long absence from London I had an insatiable appetite for the current theatre offerings. I managed to squeeze in a lot and these 3 are my favorites: The Lieutenant of Inishmore Being an ardent fan of Martin McDonagh’s film work, I […]