The Athenaeum Hotel

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Attention to detail, superb comfort, and professionally addressing every need of an Atheneaum guest is what one can expect during their stay at this 5 Star hotel/residence. The hotel overlooks Green Park so very convenient for Mayfair, St James’s, and Knightsbridge. With its spacious new pavement terrace, its ‘living wall’ and its views over Green... Read more »

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

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The National Theatre of Scotland's joyously raucous production transfers to the West End, after a hit run at the National Theatre – and a 2017 Olivier Award for best new comedy – 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour' is back to smash up the West End. The story is about a group of Catholic schoolgirls from a small Scottish town... Read more »

My Family: Not the sitcom

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David Baddiel describes My Family: Not the Sitcom better than any critic could when he calls it “a twisted love-letter to my parents”. He talks about his deceased mother and his father, who has picks disease, with a candour that is breath taking. There was a bit right at the end of David Baddiel’s already richly acclaimed... Read more »

Carousel

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The English National Opera has recently started to showcase musicals with big names in addition to their famous Operas. Partnership with Michaels Linnit and Grade has given us Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel in Sweeney Todd and Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard. Now it is the turn of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical: Carousel with Alfie Boe and... Read more »

Galvin At The Athenaeum

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On a Saturday afternoon after a refreshing stay at The Athenaeum Hotel lunch was required and the obvious and perfect choice was the experience of fine dining and the best of British produce: Galvin At The Athenaeum Hotel. Brought together by Michelin-starred chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin who have several well-known restaurants in London and across the country. The main... Read more »

L’AMORE

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In the Royal Tunbridge Wells Hotel One Warwick Park is an À la carte restaurant L’AMORE.  On a Tuesday night two of us dined in the restaurant after pre-dinner cocktails in the sleek bar across the road in the main reception building we headed into L’AMORE to be greeted by a stunning chandelier and also... Read more »

One Warwick Park

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At a recent stay in the garden of England I spent time at One Warwick Park a new hotel in the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. Based in two buildings that interconnect via an art gallery underneath One Warwick Park is a taste of London in the country. The location is brilliant - right... Read more »

The Wild Party

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The Other Palace, formerly London’s St James Theatre, is holding a wickedly wild party to mark its re-launch. Under the ownership of Andrew Lloyd Webber, It gets off to a sizzling, dark and insinuating start with the UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's dazzling jazz-age musical, a show that premiered on Broadway in 2000 in... Read more »