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By John Hill on May 29, 2009 11:53 AM |


The Lazy Soldier EP, Val Verde
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Val Verde boast confident vocals, weaving guitars and intriguing drumming. They're hitting London in late July, and they deserve your attention.


All's Well That Ends Well, Olivier

Forced marriage to a intelligent but humble girl proves too much for Bertram who rushes off to war but is tricked into returning to her.


The legendary Wolfman has been on the prowl in Greenwich after dark.

Night-time shooting has been taking place this month at the Old Royal Naval College, as the finishing touches are applied to the remake of the 1941 monster movie.


Sister Act, London Palladium
The brightest musical bar nun

Arcadia, Duke Of York's
Tom Stoppard's mix of maths, time and order

Hamlet, Wyndhams Theatre
Jude Law takes on the Danish prince

Review: A Grelha at The Gun

By Rob Virtue on May 28, 2009 3:16 PM |


You've got bills to pay, a growing list of problems to sort out and the on-set of what the little hypochondriac voice inside insists is a stomach ulcer.

What you really need, rather than to be stuck in a air-conditioned, germ-filled office is a holiday.

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A record 376 video game - or "cosplay" - characters turned up at Excel's MCM Expo over the weekend. The gathering beat the total of 342 set by the previous exhibition last October.

The Wharf caught up with a few of the costumed visitors, but stayed well away from the giant swords.

By Steven Davies


"I'm a tinkerer by nature," said Jeff Wayne about the upcoming European tour of his Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds, "It's going to be fresh, I just to love keep it fresh.

It is going to be a level up from the last show, we don't just take it out of the box when we go on tour."


Britney Spears
The O2 arena

Mid****** Night's Dream
The Space

Here Come The Boys
The Indigo2


Eastern Jubilee line services were shut down last night as police tried to talk down a woman threatening to hurl herself from a bridge.

British Transport Police stopped trains between North Greenwich and Stratford at around 10pm last night, as officers attempted to persuade the teenager not to throw herself onto the track.

12 Rounds (12A)
Die Hard-style kidnap caper

Drag Me To Hell (15)
Sam Raimi returns to his roots in horror

Obsessed (12A)
Pscyho stalker battles with Beyonce

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