Entertainment

Wed, 16:17

If you see one piece of theatre in the next few weeks, make it Trainspotting at the King’s Head Theatre in Islington.

Tue, 20:20
Alex Ferns as the Captain in Laurie Slade's adaptation of The Father. Picture: Simon Annand

The cramped dark of the Trafalgar Studios 2 theatre is the perfect setting for the creeping insanity and sense of isolation in Laurie Slade’s fresh adaptation of August Strindberg’s The Father.

Tue, 11:20
Teardown of the inner mechanics of the Microsoft Band

Microsoft’s new wearable smart band which helps people to live more healthily is due to launch in the UK on April 15.

Friday, March 20, 2015
Battlefield Hardline: Live will have you hiding behind anything you can find to avoid being seen

Dying repeatedly on the virtual battlefield was, in hindsight, a clear indicator of how non-lethal I was about to be in real life.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Slow Show - White Water

Feted, mellow indie troubadours deliver on their early promise.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The next Sherlock will be set in Victorian London

The next Sherlock special will be set in Victorian London, it has been revealed.

Monday, March 16, 2015
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Chasing Yesterday

The pop-rock icon’s songwriting pen still fires far too many blanks on his second album.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Tigercats - Mysteries

Mysteries’ lightweight indie-pop with soul threatens to win your heart and mind.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Flowers - Do What You Want To, It’s What You Should Do

This debut flits from light and breezy to spare and compelling with disarming ease.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
[Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images]

We’ve had a sneaky peak at the new Alexander McQueen exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum - and it looks amazing.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Mele e Pere is on Brewer Street in Soho

After a warm welcome in from a wet and windy night we were ushered through a dimly lit bar down to a large dining area.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The multiplayer mode lets up to eight people get in on the action

You know the colourful light-up fountains in King’s Cross’ Granary Square? You can use your phone to control them in a huge game of Snake.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Masked allecats tear through the streets

Movie makers shooting a murder thriller about the underground sub-culture of London’s alleycat bike racing are in the final throws of crowdfunding to raise the cash before they begin filming later this month.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Octopus

Pachamama puts a wonderful spin on the Peruvian-themed bandwagon of hotspots in the city; with vibrant dishes and a long list of refreshing Pisco cocktails, it is set to be a favourite on the culinary scene.

Monday, March 2, 2015
How would Sir like his eggs? (Photo by BIPS/Getty Images)

Love brunch? Love dogs? Then you’re in for a treat. You won’t have to leave Fido at home when you go out for a mid-morning meal when M throws a Pedigree Pooch Brunch Party next month.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
(Picture: Martin Duhovic)

An artist has been drawing his fellow commuters from memory and built up an amazing collection of portraits showing us why life on the Tube may be frustrating, but never boring.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
A still from the film showing Tadesse Meskela talking to coffee farmers (Black Gold)

An award-winning documentary film about Ethiopia’s coffee industry is being given a special free screening at Hackney Picturehouse and will be followed by Q&A from one of its directors to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Adele did not take to being cut off at the 2012 Brit awards too well (Picture: PA)

The annual celebration of Britain’s music industry often makes headlines for very different reasons. Ahead of the 2015 ceremony here are the all-time most shocking moments:

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
[Photograph by @Leemara89]

We’re at it again - we’ve found you the most colourful, the coolest, the quirkiest, the most Shoreditchiest pictures we can find to celebrate a unique corner of London.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The floor where a murder took place (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A remarkable new exhibition on the history of forensics, featuring the floor where a man was killed, mortuary slabs and bullet-riddled brains is opening at the Wellcome Collection.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
The happy couple [Photograph by Gerald Goh]

Remember the Game of Thrones feast we wrote about a few weeks ago? Well, for two GoT fans, it’s a night they’ll remember for the rest of their lives.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Yve Blake's show Lie Collector is on at Waterloo's Vault Festival. Picture: Katie Lambert

Lies. We all tell them, but musical comedian Yve Blake collects them.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
[Image by Charley/Gallay/Getty Images/Zoah Hedges-Stocks]

It’s the ultimate test for movie buffs - a list of films, maybe a subtle clue if you’re lucky, and a list of names.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Not pictured: the Screen on the Green, Camden Passage antiques market, Elektrowerkz, the Islington Gazette

We love N1, the home of the Loony Left, football, and this writer. Here are some pictures from the wonderful people of Instagram that celebrate the most quintessentially Islington things about our borough,

Monday, February 16, 2015
Can you do better than this?

We all have our pet transport peeves. There’s nothing worse than people who barge onto the train without letting people off first, and we’ve all tutted at people who put their feet on the seats.

Friday, February 13, 2015
[Photograph by Keystone Features/Getty Images]

Forget Valentine’s Day - Pancake Day is a holiday that everyone can enjoy, and we have the best places to stuff your face with crepey goodness in London.

Friday, February 13, 2015
Visitors to the Magnificent Obsessions exhibition look at record covers collected by Mexican artist Dr Lakra  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images for Barbican Art Gallery)

Even world-famous artists have a soft spot for the kitsch, the cheesy and even downright tat as this exhibition of their own collections goes on display at the Barbican.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Will the Porridge Cafe's offerings be as exciting as this porridge from Story?

After the cereal cafe, it was almost inevitable that someone would launch a rival breakfast-food-based cafe for the more health-concious monovores out there.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Tastes can be created at the push of a button using the electronic lolly (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

What drives our desire to eat? Is it our own appetite - or maybe it’s food tricking us into it, or the bacteria in our gut, or even the colour of the spoon we use.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The beautiful Tropical Extravaganza at Kew Gardens

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, London24 reporter Dominic Gover selects the Top 5 most romantic places in London to take that special someone.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
John Bradley-West, who plays Samwell Tarly, has a go in the Iron Throne at the opening of the Game of Thrones exhibition (Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

Game Of Thrones fans can live the dream and sit on the Iron Throne as a massive exhibition of props, costumes and artefacts from the series opens at the O2.

Monday, February 9, 2015
The movie version of Elf, starring Will Ferrell, has become a cult Christmas movie

A stage musical based on the cult Christmas film starring Will Ferrell is coming to the West End this Christmas with a 10-week run at London’s Dominion Theatre.

Thursday, February 5, 2015
BYOC

The third branch of this little bar has taken ‘bring your own’ to a whole new level, producing cocktails so fine you won’t want to leave.

Thursday, February 5, 2015
[Photograph by Michael Tiritas]

It’s LGBT History Month, and with Valentine’s Day drawing near too, London24 wants to celebrate love in all its forms.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Here are the best pubs to watch all the 6 Nations action unfold in London (Picture: PA)

This year’s Six Nations kicks off on Friday with a colossal match between England and Wales in Cardiff - so we’ve put together a list of the best places to get stuck in to the rugby in London:

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Fulham Wikipedia quiz

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Arsenal legend Tony Adams celebrates a goal against Manchester United at Highbury... will you be celebrating your quiz score? Picture: Allsport

This Arsenal history quiz will seperate the true fans from the rest. Test your knowledge of the Gunners’ illustrious history with 15 tricky teasers from London24.

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