Entertainment

Friday, July 31, 2015

The square slice pizza artisans at Pizza Rossa have made their home at The Pump, the old petrol station on Shoreditch High Street, which is now a thriving street food market.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Richard O'Brien will be returning the the iconic role this autumn (Photo: Gaye Gerard/Getty Images)

Rocky Horror fans rejoice - not only is the cult hit coming back to London, but creator Richard O’Brien will be reprising his role as the narrator for the first time in over 20 years.

Friday, July 31, 2015
The whiskey bar boasts a huge collection of Scotland's finest

Sounding at first hearing like some sort of low-rent male stripper experience at your local town hall, Boisdale is in fact one of the swankiest places to chow down in the Canary Wharf skyline.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Free live music event for the whole community in Hackney (Picture: Acoustic Sunday)

An afternoon of live music will be echoing around Hackney on August 2, featuring new talent, plenty of food and a lot of community spirit.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Amanda Drew and John Simm. Picture: Tristram Kenton

Idle aristocrats dabble clumsily in matters of the heart in this lively adaptation of a Russian classic.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Leicester House is on Leicester Street

The Paris Chinatown district in the 13th arrondissement is full of Vietnamese restaurants.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Source's stylish interior  (Kris Kirkham Photography)

Seasonal. Simple. Socialise is Source’s motto and it certainly delivers on all fronts.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Cocktail at The Sterling

The Sterling, nestled in the shadow of the iconic Gerkhin which looms above, is a perfect place for drinks and nibbles in the city with colleagues and clients.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Matilda's Mr Wormwood in cake form (Picture: PA Images)

Nearly 400 babies are born each day in London and they have a world of literature, films and music to come. Here are the books English teachers think young minds should absorb as they grow up.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
We know, we've always wanted to do that too (Photo: Brian Hamill/Getty Images)

St Pancras station already has the world’s longest champagne bar, but on Thursday it will also have Europe’s longest floor piano, just like the one in Big!

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Freerunning summer camps will run in July and August (Picture: Kelly Reeves Photography)

London24 got an exclusive interview with Sebastien Foucan, freerunning founder and James Bond movie star, on his daredevil experiences and why he has brought London its first trampoline park.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Mathew Spencer as Winston. Picture by Manuel Harlan

Returning to the London stage for a strictly limited run, 1984 grabs your mind and wrestles with it unrelentingly from the minute the curtain goes up.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
BunBunBun

Inconspicuously signposted and located, BunBunBun is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it affair on a street already littered with Vietnamese canteens.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Harry Potter film stars around the same age as the new actor will be (Picture; PA Images)

The studio behind Harry Potter spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ is looking in London this weekend for a young girl to star in the new film.

Monday, July 13, 2015
The Minerva Bath at Thermae Btah Spa

Hampered by building delays, soaring costs and rows over peeling paint, Bath’s Thermae Spa was in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
The bar has everything you would expect from a regular pub, including games - just not, you know, colour. (Photo: Bulmers)

London already has plenty of retro bars, but this latest pop-up doesn’t look like a black and white film because it’s vintage - it looks like a black and white film because everything in it is black and white!

Thursday, July 9, 2015
A group playing and jiving in the street at a Fifties fair  in Soho  (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

As the austerity of the 1940s released its grip on London fashion and music exploded, bringing with it rock n roll, Teddy Boys and greased comb-backs. Here, we bring you 11 nostalgic pictures from the 1950s of the city looking super slick and glamorous.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Do you love Father Ted, Jack and Dougal? Do you yearn to be on Craggy Island? Well, we’ve found the next best thing in London: Tedfest!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
(Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Popcorn brand PROPERCORN are taking over the city with eyecatching patterns - and free popcorn.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
You can run as nature intended or get messy with tiger-themed body paint (Photo: Johnny Green

)

London Zoo is asking people to swap their clothes for tigerstripe body paint in a naked charity jog around the wildlife park.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Jon Snow may be gone, but at least the dashing Kit Harington lives on (Photo: Michael Yaris/WBTV via Getty Images)

We figure you’ve all had time to watch the show now, so Jon Snow’s demise isn’t a spoiler. However, it seems not everyone has had time to come to terms with it.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
(Picture by Olivier Ouadah)

The masked superheroes of Mexico will do battle in Bethnal Green’s York Hall next weekend in a three-day extravaganza.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Secret Cinema disappointed fans again

Secret Cinema organisers had yet another marred opening night at one of their events this evening which resulted in them offering compensation to fans.

Friday, June 26, 2015
John Legend in his chic leather jacket (Picture: Getty)

The 20,000 seat O2 arena was packed with adoring female fans last night to hear John Legend, where his incredible voice and piano panache hit home.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Last year's London Pride Parade was record-breaking but organisers want this year to be even better

Pride in London, the capital’s biggest one-day event, is approaching, and after more than 750,000 people came out to celebrate in the rain last year, the organisers expect gay Pride in London 2015 to be even bigger!

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Kona Interior

The recently opened Kona restaurant at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences offers a sophisticated dining experience in wonderfully opulent but serene surroundings.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh

Looking out over the endless sea and spotless pebble beach, listening to the waves brushing against the shore, you could not feel further away from the hustle and bustle of London.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Eat your heart out, Sir Ian McKellen (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

If you love animal cafes but yearn for culture, you’re in luck: a Hoxton theatre is putting on a play of Shakespeare’s King Lear with a cast almost entirely composed of sheep.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The crowd in Granary Square, King's Cross, cheers as Andy Murray wins Wimbledon

Wimbledon starts on June 29 so here are five of the best outdoor screens, bars and pubs in which to watch toned tennis players hit those balls.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Pulpo

One of the newest faces in Spanish cooking, Omar Allibhoy is creating a buzz with his new offering, Tapas Revolution.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

With the longest day fast approaching, and warm weather on the way, ZSL London Zoo is offering visitors a unique way to spend a balmy summer evening.

Monday, June 15, 2015
A young Darth Vader with Stormtroopers in a desert landscape. Picture: Camilla Greenwell.

Secret Cinema presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back offers genuine fans of the series a truly out of this world experience, but doesn’t feel as good as it could have been.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The legend, the Twitter account, the kebab shop (Photo: Google StreetView)

Mangal 2 is a legendary Dalston kebab shop with an even more legendary Twitter account. Why is Mangal 2 so great? It knows exactly what Londoners want:

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
(Picture: jasonhawkes.com / @jasonhawkesphot)

While you were busy dancing at Field Day, aerial photographer Jason Hawkes was capturing these impressive pictures from above.

Monday, June 8, 2015
Customers queueing up to be served drinks through the window of a pub on Whitechapel Road in 1910 (Photo: Graham Hill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Before cereal cafes, hipsters, and even the Krays, we take a look at east London through the ages

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