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Two Trips to the Royal Albert Hall

Standing like a huge domed coliseum at the edge of Hyde Park lies the Royal Albert Hall, home to hallowed classical concerts and full of culture vultures taking in various big name gigs. Last time I went  was to see god of jazz Pat Metheny about ten years ago, and was sat so high up in the gods that I spent most of the gig with my hands over my eyes trying to control an onset of unwelcome vertigo. So that was a good live experience. Last week I had the wonderful pleasure of nestling into  ...

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A Trio of Bloody Great Theatre

Over the last two weeks I’ve had the absolute pleasure of slapping my eyes on some TOP NOTCH theatre. All three shows were tip-top and couldn’t have been more different in style, tone and subject matter. First up was a trip down to the Old Vic to catch Daniel Kitson’s Tree. Kitson is one of the best stand up comics out there, but this offering from his pen is chuffing great too. Starring just him and fellow (also fantastic) stand up Tim Key, the duo’s comic timing,  ...

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