From garrulous, gangrenous Jeffrey Bernard to stovepipe-hatted Sebastian Horsley, Soho’s decadents and dandies have proven an entertaining if somewhat trying tribe. Many were far less interesting than their own egos would have them believe, as you’ll know if you ever visited Soho’s notorious Colony Room, a bear pit of strawberry-nosed drunks bellowing witlessly at one another.
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Friday 30 April 2010
A nationwide Alfred Hitchcock retrospective featuring nine of the celebrated director's rare silent films, made at the start of his career, will be staged in 2012 in a series of public screenings.
Sunday 25 April 2010
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Sunday 28 March 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Monday 22 March 2010
Could Nintendo's Mario be swapping his world of magic mushrooms and ravenous dinosaurs for the staid confines of the classroom?
Sunday 21 March 2010
Tuesday 09 March 2010
Sunday 07 March 2010
Saturday 27 February 2010
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Sunday 21 February 2010
Tuesday 16 February 2010
Thursday 11 February 2010
Veteran screen star Vanessa Redgrave is to be honoured for her long movie career at this month's Baftas with the top award of the Academy Fellowship.
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