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Off West End

Ah, the Off West End. For those not familiar with the term, this is where the real magic of the London theatre scene happens. Great shows are born here, in pubs, in 50-seat theatres, in tunnels. Recommended for the adventurous – we can’t get enough of it, and you’ll save a quid or two as well!

Ross & Rachel, Battersea Arts Centre – Review

Pros: A very different performance from an actress at the top of her game, in a venue that deserves all the support it can get. Cons: The intensity and non-stop momentum of this play might not be to everyone’s taste My only previous visit to the Battersea Arts Centre never transpired, as the show I expected to see was relocated following the fire that caused so much damage. So upon arriving tonight, the last thing I wanted to hear was the ...

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Hotel Black Cat, London Wonderground – Review

Pros: The variation in this cabaret offering means even that if one act isn’t quite your thing, the next will be along in just a few minutes. Cons: Slightly let down by what appeared a total lack of organisation beforehand, with the advertised start time, already late, missed by almost 30 minutes, and the audience left queuing with no clue what was happening. Hotel Black Cat, part of London Wonderground’s season, is a full-throttle mixture of cabaret, circus, music and adult pantomime, ...

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