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TV: Meet some of the refugees denied access to a doctor

A charity providing medical care for refugees in London says it’s seeing a growing demand for its services. Doctors of the World has helped thousands of refugees, who they say have been wrongly denied access to healthcare. Without the right […]

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INTERVIEW: Orthodox Jewish families leaving Stamford Hill

They’ve been described as pioneers – a group of Orthodox Jewish families from Stamford Hill who have moved to Essex to start a new community. They say it has become impossible to afford the large type properties needed for jewish […]

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TV Package: Pride in London

A record number of people turned out for this year’s Pride Parade in London, which took place just a fortnight after 49 people were killed in a gay nightclub in Orlando. It was the first major Pride in the world […]

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INTERVIEW: HIV support services under threat in south london

A leading HIV charity is claiming people’s lives could be at risk if support services are cut in parts of south London. At the moment help for people living with the illness in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham can get specialist […]

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Review: Heels of Glory

Show: Heels of Glory Venue: Chelsea Theatre, World’s End Place, Kings Road, SW10 0DR Rating: **** It’s rare to be man(woman) handled by slightly camp, over excited henchmen dressed in oversized boiler suits and hard hats whilst scrambling for your […]

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Review: Romford Rose

The scene is set. The marquee has been built, the food has been laid out, the band is up and running and the guests have arrived for the biggest night of Rose’s life. It’s her eighteenth and it seems like […]

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First Night’s week commencing 1 February

Monday 1 Show: Red Velvet Venue: Garrick Theatre, WC2H Contact: www.branaghtheatre.com Date: closes 27 February Cast: Ayesha Antoine, Simon Chandler, Alexander Cobb, Mark Edel-Hunt, Emun Elliott, Adrian Lester, Charlotte Lucas, Caroline Martin, Amy Morgan Summary: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833. […]

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In Conversation: with The Rocky Horror’s Diana Vickers and Ben Freeman

Rocky Horror Show 2 It opened at the Royal Court Theatre in June 1973. Almost immediately Richard O’Briens Rocky Horror Show became an unmissable hit. These days it’s without a doubt one of the world’s most successful rock n’ roll […]

Theatre: The Rocky Horror Show celebrates 40 years at the top

Cult musical The Rocky Horror Show is touring the UK at the moment, as part of celebrations to mark 40 years since hitting the big screen. Back then Tim Curry, Susan Sarandron and Meatloaf played what has become some of […]

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First Night’s: London

This is the only theatre listing you’ll need to plan a night out within the next seven days. First Night’s is a one stop shop for all shows opening in the west-end and across London’s vibrant fringe scene. Monday, 2 […]