Tim Allen traded his whites for his best suit for a taste of life front of house. Gillian Orr finds our how he fared
History: Founded in the summer of 2011 by the philosopher A.C. Grayling with the participation and advice of some of the world’s top academics, New College of the Humanities is a private undergraduate college.
Derren Brown makes a living by bamboozling his audience into behaving in extraordinary ways. But the illusionist described the “terrifying” moment a man plunged over a 45ft balcony during one of his live shows this weekend.
How many restaurants which survive for more than 10 years are actually any good? In the restless churn of the London food scene, the answer is arguably: not very many. Chefs move on, managers are poached, the owner loses interest and that exciting new concept grows as stale as last week's leftovers. Inevitably, the sizzle subsides and the quality drops. At which point, it's only a matter of time before the nice chap from Cote, or Jamie's Italian, or Bill's comes knocking to ask about the lease.
Food and Drink, BBC2
Another shambles as security giant leaves asylum seeker living in squalor
Take the stress out of Christmas shopping with their range of perfect stocking fillers and gifts
Olga, Masha and Irina yearn for the adrenaline rush of life in Moscow in Chekhov’s heartbreaking masterpiece. Don’t miss this stunning version by director Benedict Andrews at the Young Vic.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has countered criticisms that his "Hiroshima tube announcements" have discouraged people from coming into the capital during the Olympics.
As holidaymakers know, Donostia is the Basque name for San Sebastian, the lovely, sun-drenched municipality on the north coast of Spain that's capital of the Basque country. Tourists spill into it every year to, um, bask in the Bay of Biscay, to drink txakoli and nibble pungent snacks in the tiny bars of the Parte Vieja (or 'Old Part of Town') or sample the classier cuisine of the Michelin-starred Arzak restaurant.
Long-running West End show Chicago - which has featured an array of star names - is to close after nearly 15 years.
Welcome to a theatrical celebration of one of this country’s greatest sporting achievements.
Promising to be one the most talked about events of 2012, Babel will be an immersive theatrical experience of truly epic proportions.
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