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WHAT: Rubberbandits: Continental Fistfight. The plastic bag wearing musical comedy duo comes straight from Edinburgh Fringe to Soho, having performed in Shakespeare's Globe...

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Art and Fish'n'Chips

People used to visit traditional seaside resorts for fish and chips and a chance to screech as they dipped their toes in the freezing-cold waves. For day-trippers and...

Modern Manners

The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 24 October

Clothes Lending

Dear Thomas, When I lent a friend’s daughter my vintage ball gown by Victor Edelstein, I did assume it would be returned – how shall we put it politely? – in a spotless...

Food

DHRUV BAKER’S PERFECT...

Serves 4Ingredients 2 x cinnamon stick 2 x star anise 3 whole dried red chillies 1 tsp black peppercorns 2 tsp fennel seeds 100ml of water 3 tsp coriander...

Features

Tips to remain on top

Calgary on WELLNESS:Wellness is about feeling good and having the energy and the health to live a full life: one which is exciting, efficient and fun. Whether it is having...

Travel

Altruistic adventures

HELP FOR BEARS Naturetrek donates 10 per cent of income to a number of charities with whom it organises tours. For example, since 2005 it has been working with...

Television

Alex Polizzi’s Secret Italy

AN ITALIAN AFFAIR

‘It’s no secret that Venice is popular.’ No, really, you don’t say? But still your sarcasm, however anodyne the scripted observations, for precisely because this scenic...

Art Review

REMBRANDT: THE LATE WORKS

MASTER OF THE ‘SELFIE’

Rembrandt was a ‘magician’. He was more than that. He was (and is) the touchstone of uncompromising realism. A storyteller with the ability to capture light and shade that...

Theatre

GYPSY

DREAMS AND DELUSIONS

Stephen Sondheim’s response to Imelda Staunton’s stunning performance as Mrs Lovett, Sweeney Todd’s accomplice, madly, hilariously, pathetically in lust with the murderous...

Home

Dynamic design

The world had been plunged into chaos. But after the devastation and pandemonium of the Second World War, a new optimism and energy emerged. And nowhere was this vitality...

Home

THE END of PREFAB

Eddie O’Mahony and Max Hentschel fought on opposite sides during the Second World War but you could say that they share something precious – a house. Eddie, a 94-year-old...

Daily

The Daily: October 24

News Round Up: 24 October

Christmas is on its WayToday is the day that nearly half of all Britons will begin the challenge of Christmas shopping; the 24th October is apparently the best day to begin...

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What the stars have in store for you this week.October 24 - 30

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Q: A recent survey has revealed the Top 10 things British women would love to do but are too scared. Have you done any of the following?

Sing in public / karaoke - 10.6%
Ask for a pay rise - 6.2%
Travel or holiday alone - 27.7%
Do a naked photo-shoot - 6.2%
Get a tattoo - 3.8%
Have a bikini wax - 4.9%
Get your hair cut very short - 10.6%
Ask someone out on a date - 3.8%
Quit your job - 19%
Have cosmetic surgery - 7.3%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 13 Jun 2014 - 09:12
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