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London Daily Photo: Greenwich

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Review: Sincerely, Mr Toad at Greenwich Theatre

Last night I caught the London premiere of Sincerely, Mr Toad at the Greenwich Theatre. Having toured around the UK with a well received stint at this year’s Fringe, the new musical examines the life of The Wind in the Willows author Kenneth Grahame, his icy relationship with wife Elspeth and the tragic early death of their son Alastair – and how these and other factors shaped Grahame’s imagination and writing. Continue reading

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The Picture of Dorian Gray at “Dorian Gray’s Townhouse” in London (OneTravel)

Recently, I caught a performance of the Oscar Wilde classic The Picture of Dorian Gray. An immersive piece of theatre set in an actually lived-in Georgian townhouse, the play served as an excellent opportunity to enjoy a piece of great literature brought to life while getting to snoop around a bit in someone else’s home. If you’re planning to visit London before the end of September, this adaptation could prove a quirky and cultured item to your itinerary. Continue reading

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Immersive Theatre Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray at “Dorian Gray’s Townhouse”

Over the weekend, I caught a press night performance of The Alchemic Order’s production of the Oscar Wilde classic The Picture of Dorian Gray. An immersive piece of theatre set in an actually lived-in Georgian townhouse, the play served as an excellent opportunity to enjoy a piece of great literature brought to life while getting to snoop round a bit in someone else’s home. Continue reading

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Theatre Sneak Preview: Sincerely, Mr Toad

Keith Jack (Any Dream Will Do Finalist, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) leads a 12 strong cast in Sincerely, Mr Toad, a brand new musical from Sell A Door Theatre Company in association with Greenwich Theatre. The show explores the life of Kenneth Grahame, author of The Wind in the Willows, and looks at the tragic events that inspired the popular writer’s most famous work. Continue reading

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Journey’s End at Greenwich Theatre (London on the Inside)

Above ground events result in deep consequences down in the dug-out. The scurrying and decisive actions below seem desperately futile, and all the more heroic, when viewed from outside the set’s frame. Continue reading

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Review: Journey’s End at Greenwich Theatre

Following sell out performances of Spring Awakening, Lord of the Flies and The History Boys, multi award winning Sell A Door Theatre Company have brought RC Sherriff’s anti-war classic, Journey’s End, back to the stage for a nine day run at Greenwich Theatre. First produced in 1928 with Laurence Olivier as the lead, the play tells a story of bravery and brotherhood among a group of officers on the front line during the First World War. Continue reading

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Journey’s End at Greenwich Theatre

RC Sherriff’s Journey’s End has been a considered a seminal piece of anti-war theatre since its first production in 1928 with Laurence Olivier as the lead. Today, the play’s significance still resonates, perhaps more than ever.
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London Daily Photo: Dragon

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London Daily Photo: Special Promotion with Peas or Baked Beans

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London Daily Photo: Mulled – Spiced

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London Daily Photo: Mull

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The British Music Experience at the O2 Arena (OneTravel)

The British Music Experience at the O2 Arena OneTravel, Sep 14, 2011 Combining cutting edge audio-visual technology with a collection of some of popular music’s coolest memorabilia, the British Music Experience is a must-see attraction for fans of British music. READ MY … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Bullfighting

Photo by Kemey Lafond

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London Daily Photo: Boarding Point

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In Pictures: Discover Greenwich and The Old Brewery (Londonist)

In Pictures: Discover Greenwich and The Old Brewery Londonist (co-written by ClaireG and Chris Osburn, photography by Chris Osburn), March 23, 2010 1:20 PM Greenwich’s battery of marine and royalty related museums has been expanded today with the opening of … Continue reading

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Discover Greenwich and The Old Brewery Open to the Public (Qype does London)

Discover Greenwich and The Old Brewery Open to the Public Qype does London, March 22nd 2010 Opening to the public tomorrow (Tuesday the 23rd of March), Discover Greenwich is a new £6 million contemporary cultural venue at UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

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