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A theatre troupe of recent care-leavers will begin a month-long run of a play about the experience of leaving care on Wednesday, performing in the carpark under Smithfield Market. The Big House, a theatre company and charity based in Mildmay...
The books on the shelves behind the humanoid robot slowly disappear throughout the play. It is a powerful visualisation of the erasing of a life. The life is Sally’s. Our protagonist in Spillikin is a foul-mouthed older woman, played...
Ahead of Waffle Day this weekend, Islington Now went to discover the best places to have a waffle-off in the heart of Islington. Here are our findings, try them all! [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1c-HvYeDvJn4PZ-AdvbZo_E8MgAY&w=640&h=480]   CrepeAffaire - 51-53 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 8EA CrepeAffaire offers four...
A popular espresso bar and restaurant has been forced to prolong its wait for a late night music licence after a council hearing over the issue has been delayed. Shoreditch Grind is looking to be able to play recorded music past...
Saving a few pennies is always a cause for celebration in London. When it comes to comedy or drama however, a common expectation is that what you pay for is what you get. So where does that leave Angel...
The Italian’s have given the world so many wonderful things: Prosecco, Pasta, heck even Pavarotti. But most importantly, our Euro chums have given us the gift of pizza. Back when our Roman friends created the scrummy treat, little did they know...
But at Archway Kebab House on Junction Road, the recipient of the inaugural British Kebab Awards last year, the feel is very different to what you’d expect to find at a late-night fast-food joint. This in part is down...
The latest offering to Islington’s Upper Street is the Dolls House, a stylish restaurant and inconspicuous private members’ club, which is now the permanent home of the glamorous Hoxton pop-up. Situated by Islington Town Hall in a rustic three-storey Victorian...
Theatre critics are notorious for their sharp wit and acerbic style. Writers such as Michael Billington of The Guardian and Ben Brantley of the New York Times are known for their reluctance to take prisoners.   It takes a brave...
Wondering what to do in Islington? Here is our selection of the best activities happening in the borough right now, from ballet to Jamaican rhythm & blues. Theatre: Frozen What? A critically acclaimed play that explores the horror of losing a child...