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Best London Restaurants of 2015

London’s best restaurants of 2015? Here’s a lucky list of seven that did the trick for me. Continue reading

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Vinothec Compass: A Stroke of Food and Wine Genius in North Greenwich

Realising that one of the better meals served to me this year and the best wine list I’ve come across in London in quite a long while both happened to be on offer at a new golf range in North Greenwich really threw me for a loop. But hey, I’m apt to take a swing at virtually any possibility if there’s the promise of great food and drink. Accepting an invitation to what seemed like a long shot – an evening of “Terroir and Turf” at Vinotech Compass at Peninsular Golf Range – turned out to be an ace culinary experience that’s easy to recommend and one that I hope to repeat soon. Continue reading

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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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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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