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After the storming success of Carrie Cracknell's Young Vic production of 'A Doll's House', this should be a tantalizing chance to see what the director has in store for yet another controversial mother-figure - this time one of drama's oldest and most persistent.
The boy-girl indie-folk duo play a London date to launch their third album, cracking out sweet, Bright Eyes-style tunes.
Supersweet ventriloquist Nina Conti gets gobby with a range of handheld sidekicks, combining superb technical skill with deft humour, playful self-commentary and a touch of wrongness. She's hosting a bunch of show at the Soho Theatre, introducing some of her comedy and cabaret star pals.
Now in its fourteenth year, this seven-week showcase of work by 3000 arts graduates from around the UK features art, architecture, design, fashion, interiors and photography. The institutions exhibiting change each week – see the website if you're interested in a particular college.
One of the finest comedians this country has ever produced, Stewart Lee returns to Soho with a series of work-in-progress shows, ahead of recording the fourth series of his 'Comedy Vehicle'. These tickets will go quickly, so don't be Ang Lee that you missed out.
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The film Philomena, 10 points. The freezing conditions at Cineworld, Piccadily, where a small sign telling us they were sorry to say they were having some problems with the heating was not accurate, there was in fact no heating in screen 1..nil points and minus temp! Shivering whilst you watch.....never good.....