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Comedian Suzi Ruffell will be performing at Stratford Circus

Comedian Suzi Ruffell excited for Stratford Circus show

“If you’ve only ever seen stand up on TV, it’s so much better live,” explains Suzi Ruffell.

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Kev Orkian (centre) in the lead role as Mahmoud Nasir

Review: The Infidel at Theatre Royal Stratford East

The amusing if unlikely tale of a British Muslim discovering that he is in fact an adopted Jew has been adapted into an uplifting musical.

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Quincy at Stratford Circus in Newham

Cockney Prince of Canning Town to lead evening music and comedy

Stand-up comedian Quincy, aka the Cockney Prince, is the driving force behind an evening of music and comedy that celebrates some of the biggest black legends in showbiz.

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David Baddiel and Erran Baron Cohen in rehearsal

David Baddiel talks premiering new musical at Stratford East

The excitement is infectious as comedian David Baddiel talks about premiering The Infidel - The Musical at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

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Scott Cupit, director of Swing Patrol London, shows some swing moves to reporter Anna Silverman.

Video: Biggest swing company in the world, Swing Patrol, set to sweep Forest Gate off its feet

It was after attending my first swing dance class in Forest Gate last Wednesday that it struck me, swing really is something to make a song and dance about.

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Lawrence Bradshaw working on clay model of Karl Marx statue, 1955 [photo: Laurence Henderson]

Secrets behind radical public scultures revealed at Whitchapel Gallery

Stories behind some of London’s most radical public sculptures and why they’ve caused so much controversy are unravelled in a display that draws on the late Henry Moore’s archives.

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Abubacar Bah is a 'star in the making'

Beckton schoolboy in Animal Farm play a ‘star in the making’

A young cast member and fledgling actor stood out as a potential star of the future.

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Head pigs Hero, Warrior and Smoothy in Revolution Farm

Children shine in George Orwell’s Animal Farm at Newham City Farm

Animals took over Newham City Farm for a new play based on George Orwell’s classic tale of revolution and betrayal.

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Thousands attend the Jehovah's Witness convention at the ExCel Centre

Thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses ‘seek God’s Kingdom’ in Newham

The godly descended on Newham as thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses sought God’s Kingdom at the ExCel Centre.

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Author Penny Hancock

Mile End setting for new psychological thriller

The streets of Mile End are the setting for author Penny Hancock’s new psychological thriller, A Trick of the Mind.

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The Asian wedding fashion show comes to ExCeL this weekend

Asian wedding bridal show set to ExCeL this weekend

Europe’s largest Asian wedding show will be held at ExCeL London this weekend.

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Comedian Suzi Ruffell will be performing at Stratford Circus

Comedian Suzi Ruffell excited for Stratford Circus show

“If you’ve only ever seen stand up on TV, it’s so much better live,” explains Suzi Ruffell.

Read full story »

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