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Small Axe

Small Axe

The latest project from Oscar-winning writer and director Steve McQueen, Small Axe tells the story of the West Indian community’s struggle for equality in post war Britain. Made up of five stand...

A Christmas Carol at the Dominion Theatre

A Christmas Carol

Ebenezer Scrooge would have loved 2020. With cinemas, theatres, restaurants, and the rest of the hospitality industry closed for most of the year, there have been precious few things left to do other ...

Winter Heights Rooftop Bar

Winter Heights Rooftop Bar

A brand new rooftop bar is coming to London with Winter Heights promising panoramic views of the capital’s skyline, live DJs, and wicked cocktails. Guests will also be able to indulge in a gorgeous se...

Carols for the City with the VOCES8 Foundation

Carols for the City

The City of London Corporation is hosting its first (online) carol service of the season on the 8th of December with a distinguished line up of readers led by HRH Prince Edward. Carols for the City wi...

Queer Christmas Cabaret at The Pleasance Theatre

Queer Christmas Cabaret at the Pleasance Theatre

If you’re not afraid of sequins & glitter, then the Pleasance Theatre is the place to be this Christmas as the venue hosts a special Queer Christmas Cabaret featuring four incredible shows. Ginger...

Industry

Industry

Described as an “exhilarating dive into the world of international finance”, BBC2’s Industry looks set to lift the lid on the dog eat dog world of the financial sector when it debuts later this year. ...

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Fantastic Beasts: The Wonders of Nature

Here’s one for all you J K Rowling fans out there. The Natural History Museum’s new exhibition, Fantastic Beasts: Wonders of Nature will give visitors to the museum a chance to compare a variety of cr...

Designers Against Inequality Virtual Auction

Designers Against Inequality Virtual Auction

city:countdown are big fans of the Rites website and as such we were incredibly interested to learn about the resale platform’s forthcoming Designers Against Inequality Virtual Auction. The event will...

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie set to reopen

There is something so fresh and delightful about this story of the 16-year-old student who rises above the taunts of the classroom bullies to realise his dream of becoming a teenage drag queen and tha...

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic

Andrew Lincoln to star in A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic

The Walking Dead’s Andrew Lincoln is stepping into the shoes of Ebenezer Scrooge this Christmas in Jack Thorne’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic.  The actor is best known for...

Gorillaz - Song Machine Live

Gorillaz – Song Machine Live

The Gorillaz are bringing their eclectic mix of left field pop and quirky visuals to our computer screens this December in a one off live streamed gig direct from London. Song Machine Live will s...

Kojey Radical

Kojey Radical at the Roundhouse

2019 was a very good year for Kojey Radical. In May, the London born Nigerian rapper released the critically acclaimed Can’t Go Back. Then, in August, Radical followed it up with the equally successfu...

You can watch a one man version of A Christmas Carol shot at Dickens' last surviving home this festive season

Stream a one man version of A Christmas Carol filmed at Charles Dickens’ last surviving London home this Xmas

There are certainly enough versions of A Christmas Carol knocking about this festive season, what with the Brian Conley led Dominion Theatre version joining the English National Opera’s semi sta...

Love Actually Live

Love Actually Live

Could we ask for a better treat at the end of this strangest of all years than Love Actually Live In Concert? The event, which combines a screening of Richard Curtis’s much loved movie with a li...

James Acaster Cold Lasagne

Cold Lasagne, Hate Myself – James Acaster

James Acaster apparently settled on the name for his new show when he was drunk. Whether this fact proves pertinent or not should become clear once the show begins. One thing that we can be certain of...

Death On The Nile

Death On The Nile

Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot is gracing the screen once again in what now looks to be a new film series from Kenneth Branagh. He is following up his adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express with...

We Need A Little Christmas

We Need A Little Christmas

With a starry line up of performers and a fabulous festive setting (the Actor’s Church in Covent Garden), We Need A Little Christmas will not only cheer up your festive season but also raise much need...

London Gay Men's Chorus - Homo Alone

London Gay Men’s Chorus – Homo Alone

The London Gay Men’s Chorus are back this Christmas with Homo Alone. The boys will be ringing in the festive season in style on the 20th of December at the Clapham Grand. A night of heartwarming Chris...

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