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Interview: Charlie Murphy

By Rob Virtue on September 26, 2012 9:32 AM |


Growing up in their family's Brooklyn home the young Murphy brothers - Eddie and Charlie - would both go on to entertain audiences with their comedy. But who was their inspiration in those formative years?

None other than the king of slapstick and the pursuer of busty blondes Benny Hill.


The O2 will be encouraging the sun to shine - or at least acting as if it is - with a celebration of all things Jamaican.

From July 24 through to the chillier reaches of October 22, the North Greenwich venue will be home to Jamaica Summer, featuring music, history and celebration.


Music and movies have taken equal billing in the Sundance London festival, which runs over the weekend, and an evening with festival founder Robert Redford and hypercool music maestro T Bone Burnett was the perfect confluence of the two art forms.

At his press conference, Redford had been keen to push both strands of the festival suggesting that a hybrid of the two was fast becoming the next generation of the artform.

aa-nov27-Shakin2.jpgThere's a whole lot of Shaky heading to the Indigo2 and for fans of good time rock'n'roll it promises to be party time.

The Welsh Elvis himself, Shakin' Stevens, is back at the venue next month. He's touring to mark the 30th anniversary of his first chart success, Hot Dog, in 1980.

joan-armatrading 2012-no-name.jpgAndy Warhol famously said everyone will have 15 minutes of fame but entrants to a competition set up by musician Joan Armatrading could find that quarter-hour leads to a whole new career.

The award-winning singer-songwriter is embarking on a British tour next year, which includes two dates at the Indigo2, and she's offering local acts the chance of a 15-minute support slot at each gig.

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