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Sam Duckworth, whose stage name Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly will be dropped after September 12.

Duckworth hangs up Cape to forge new identity

They say when you are a performing star it is never easy to know when exactly to step away from the spotlight.

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The impressive entrance of the Park Lane manison Pic: Gareth Gardner

Restaurant review: Lanes of London, Mayfair, W1

It’s both a blessing and a curse that the capital boasts good eating from the four corners of the globe.

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Fika

Restaurant review: Fika, Brick Lane

Swedish food isn’t something that normally springs to mind with a mention of Brick Lane.

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Simply Fish

Restaurant review: Simply Fish, Shoreditch

Sometimes you just want things cooked a certain way but nothing on the menu in the restaurant you’re sitting in cuts it.

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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future

It didn’t get off to the best start, with the first week of shows cancelled and angry fans taking to social media in their droves to vent their frustrations.

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Lima's  interior is a sleek blue bistro

Restuaurant review: Lima Floral, Covent Garden, WC2

Peruvian food has graduated from an on-trend, culinary flash in the pan a couple of summers ago to now being a mainstay of the capital’s food scene.

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Isley Lynn, who wrote Sleight Of Hand - one of four plays in Baretruth's Little Stitches production.

Baretruth Theatre Company: FGM can be eradicated through theatre performances in Hackney, Battersea and Notting Hill

“I did a little bit of research and I decided it was too important for me to pass up,” says playwright Isley Lynn, recalling the time she was approached to produce a play about female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Rhythm Junction

Swing’s the thing as vintage dance festival comes to Hackney’s Round Chapel

Over the last few years swing has been enjoying an unlikely revival. With artists like Parov Stelar bringing its music up to date through electronic fusion and TV shows like Boardwalk Empire giving prohibition-era fashion a fresh lease of life, it is even drawing in the young crowds of London with its decadent, frantic allure.

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The interior is like an impeccably tasteful great aunt's parlour Pic: Thomas Bowles

Restaurant review: Clutch, Shoreditch, E2

Everyone loves fried chicken, don’t they? Well I certainly do, but generally only get to eat it during furtive, angst-ridden, post-pub trips to places with names derivative of a certain colonel’s vast empire.

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The Nightmare of Carlos Fuentes @ Arcola Theatre

Theatre review: The Nightmare of Carlos Feuntes at Arcola Theatre

An intensely moving, thought-provoking and gloriously funny tale of one ­immigrant’s desperate struggle to find his own identity, The Nightmare of Carlos Fuentes takes its audience on a turbulent emotional rollercoaster, ending with crushing devastation as his story unfolds.

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Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles at Leicester Square Theatre

Theatre review: Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles at the Leicester Square Theatre

At the very start of Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles, we are told this is not just another jukebox musical that sees “a lot of Beatles songs chewed up and spat out” to the audience’s delight.

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Raw Duck. Photo Prue Carter-Robinson.

Restaurant review: Raw Duck, London Fields, E8

Last year, the manager of Raw Duck went down to the cellar for a bottle of wine, and discovered a large hole in the wall.

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Sam Duckworth, whose stage name Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly will be dropped after September 12.

Duckworth hangs up Cape to forge new identity

They say when you are a performing star it is never easy to know when exactly to step away from the spotlight.

Read full story »

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The impressive entrance of the Park Lane manison Pic: Gareth Gardner

Restaurant review: Lanes of London, Mayfair, W1

It’s both a blessing and a curse that the capital boasts good eating from the four corners of the globe.

Read full story »

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Isley Lynn, who wrote Sleight Of Hand - one of four plays in Baretruth's Little Stitches production.

Baretruth Theatre Company: FGM can be eradicated through theatre performances in Hackney, Battersea and Notting Hill

“I did a little bit of research and I decided it was too important for me to pass up,” says playwright Isley Lynn, recalling the time she was approached to produce a play about female genital mutilation (FGM).

Read full story »

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