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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. 

  1. National Theatre, Olivier South Bank, SE1 9PX
  2. Mon Jul 14 - Thu Sep 4
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Slow Club

The boy-girl indie-folk duo play a London date to launch their third album, cracking out sweet, Bright Eyes-style tunes.

  1. 100 Club Oxford Street, W1D 1LL
  2. Mon Jul 14
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Nina Conti – Cabaret

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.

  1. Soho Theatre 21 Dean St, W1D 3NE
  2. Mon Jul 14
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Free Range Art and Design Show 2014

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.

  1. Old Truman Brewery Brick Lane, E1 6QL
  2. Until Mon Jul 14
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Stewart Lee – A Room With a Stew (Work-in-Progress)

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.

  1. The Invisible Dot Ltd Northdown Street, N1 9BG
  2. Mon Jul 14 - Thu Jul 17
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Cath Peach
Cath Peach

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.....