'We were exotic strangers competing for notches on the bedpost'
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Friday 27 January 2012
No chamber group has done more to change the musical landscape than the Kronos Quartet, and its short Barbican residency bade fair to reinforce the point.
Friday 23 December 2011
Compared to the Gale Force 10 blizzard that is blasted into the auditorium at the end of Slava's Snowshow, the tornado at the start of The Wizard of Oz is for wimps and friends of Dorothy.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Having been nominated for the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer Award last year, confident geezer (or "gangsta") Imran Yusuf is back to preen and provoke. Enough vulnerability comes through Yusuf's persona to avoid him coming over as cocky; constantly putting forward his ego, he takes it back with a self-deprecating reveal.
Monday 15 August 2011
Pauline Pearce, the grandmother who berated rioters in Hackney, says she felt a "strange anger" at the people destroying her community.
Monday 15 August 2011
A headteacher of an inner London school, who has compared his job to that of Clint Eastwood in a classic Western, is hoping his day will be made when 10 of his pupils get their A-level results on Thursday.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Saturday 13 August 2011
Labour leader Ed Miliband has pledged that if the Government does not launch a public inquiry into the riots and looting which swept England, then his party will conduct one.
Wednesday 10 August 2011
Too many black men have been killed by the police. This is not the cause of these riots, but it's in the mix
Tuesday 09 August 2011
A town hall has been evacuated and closed amid fears of riot attacks.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Anne Keothavong moved into the second round of Wimbledon for only the third time in her career as she overcame compatriot Naomi Broady 6-2 6-4.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Tips from the top...
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Tuesday 19 April 2011
A German-Jewish man's lost hoard of gold, which lay buried in a garden in east London for 70 years, has been returned to his family.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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