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Le Gateau Chocolat: Black at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

6 Apr 17

He possesses enough charisma to outshine a basket of Labrador puppies and more sass than you could shake a perfectly coifed wig at, but Le Gateau Chocolat’s fabulousness competes with an immovable darkness.

Emeli Sandé at Brixton Academy | Live review 

22 Mar 17

Supporting her critically acclaimed latest album Long Live the Angels , Emeli Sandé continued her triumphant comeback with a sold-out night at Brixton Academy.

Theatre News: Casting announced for world premiere of Emma Donoghue’s Room 

7 Mar 17

Donoghue’s adaptation of her own novel will open at Theatre Royal Stratford East…

Theatre News: New musical development organisation announces partnership with Theatre Royal Stratford East 

21 Feb 17

In its inaugural year, the New Musical Development Collective will be hosted at the east London theatre…

Review: Review: The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

9 Feb 17

Kirsten Childs’ poppy musical gets its European premiere…

Video: In rehearsals with The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin 

6 Feb 17

Kirsten Childs’ musical gets its London premiere at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East…

Theatre News: Kerry Michael steps down as artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East 

3 Feb 17

Michael will leave the theatre at the end of 2017…

Theatre News: Cast announced for The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin 

16 Dec 16

Kirsten Childs’ musical will open at the Theatre Royal Stratford East in February…

Review: Review: Sinbad the Sailor (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

12 Dec 16

Kerry Michael directs Stratford East’s annual pantomime…

Features: Ten things you need to make a pantomime actually good 

6 Dec 16

Artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East Kerry Michael is a veteran at pantomimes.

KENZO x H&M launches today 

3 Nov 16

The much-anticipated KENZO collaboration with HM launches today.

Interview with Ellen Thomas, star of The Hotel Cerise 

2 Nov 16

The Hotel Cerise – On now at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Netflix’s The Crown premiere: Matt Smith and Claire Foy interviews 

1 Nov 16

This evening the new Netflix series The Crown , which tells the human story behind the royal veneer of Queen Elizabeth and her family, premiered in London.

Hamlet at Tara Theatre | Theatre review 

30 Oct 16

Shakespeare’s Hamlet is reimagined once again, this time by an all-black cast and creative team, resulting in a powerful staging of the bard’s psychological tragedy as well as a statement on the politics of representation.

Review: Review: The Hotel Cerise (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

26 Oct 16

Bonnie Greer’s new play is a modern re-telling of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard…

Enjoy a visit to Wembley: It’s not only about football 

20 Oct 16

London is one of the world’s most exciting cities, with a great variety of areas to visit, such as the West End or the City of London .

Theatre News: EastEnders’ Ellen Thomas cast in world premiere of new Bonnie Greer play 

12 Sep 16

The Hotel Cerise will open at Theatre Royal Stratford East…

Review: Review: Counting Stars (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

2 Sep 16

Atiha Sen Gupta’s play opens your eyes to some truths about nightclub toilet attendants…

Features: Let’s Talk About Sets: Diego Pitarch on Counting Stars 

1 Sep 16

The designer of the latest show at the Theatre Royal Stratford East explains how he has turned the stage into a nightclub…

Photos: Photos: First look at Counting Stars at Theatre Royal, Stratford East 

1 Sep 16

The play follows the relationship of two Nigerian immigrant toilet attendants…

England v Australia in the Four Nations at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

11 Aug 16

This November see England take on Australia in the Four Nations.

Theatre News: New Bonnie Greer play in Theatre Royal Stratford East season 

7 Jul 16

This year’s panto has also been confirmed as Sinbad the Sailor…

Review: Love N Stuff (Theatre Royal, Stratford East) 

8 Jun 16

Tanika Gupta returns to Stratford East with her revised 2013 comedy…

BeachEast at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

3 Jun 16

The UKs largest urban beach returns to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The Government Inspector at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

25 May 16

The charming Theatre Royal Stratford East has presented a delightful adaptation of the celebrated moral satire, The Government Inspector , written by Nikolai Gogol – and with innovative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign …

Make the Future at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

20 May 16

A new interactive four-day festival about bright ideas for tomorrow’s energy challenges comes to London.

Great Newham London Run at The Olympic Stadium 

16 May 16

Go for gold and run 10k or the Family Run 2k at The Olympic Stadium.

London short term rental prices compared 

13 May 16

There’s always been a difference between property prices in London and the rest of the country, and in recent decades the gap has continued to widen.

The Buskers Opera at Park Theatre | Theatre review 

6 May 16

The Buskers Opera , a contemporary revitalisation of John Gay’s 1728 satirical classic The Beggars Opera , places the London 2012 Olympic Games under scrutiny while treating the age-old dilemma of an artist’s integrity in the face of recognition …

Review: The House of In Between (Theatre Royal, Stratford East) 

18 Apr 16

Worthwhile and well staged Indian drama let down by a flat script…

Review: Labels (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

11 Apr 16

Worklight Theatre’s multi-award winning show addresses the sticky subject of how we label each other…

Labels at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

8 Apr 16

Theatre Royal Stratford East inaugurates its new black box theatre, located in the studio space of Gerry’s, with the Fringe award-winning Labels , a splendidly engaging solo act written and performed by Joe Sellman-Leava.

Americana: In Concert at Theatre Royal Stratford | Theatre review 

2 Apr 16

As is clear from their mission statement, Theatre Royal Stratford East is “a prolific developer of new work, attracting artists and audiences often not represented in many other venues.

Labels: An interview with Joe Sellman-Leava 

18 Mar 16

Worklight Theatre’s award-winning production  Labels  is opening this April at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Sport Relief: Clash of the Titans at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

11 Mar 16

See celebrities go head-to-head for Sport Relief at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Sainsbury’s Sport Relief at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

11 Mar 16

Join in the fun at the Sainsburys Sport Relief Games at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Theatre News: Theatre Royal Stratford East launches new 80-seat theatre 

15 Feb 16

The new theatre space will help to promote new work…

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

12 Feb 16

Following acclaimed runs at Edinburgh festival and sell-out tours north of the border, Janis Joplin: Full Tilt comes to London with a reputation for being more than just a tribute to one of rock’s most enduring legends.

Robin Hood at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

17 Dec 15

From the Olivier-nominated panto team at Theatre Royal Stratford East comes another stellar pantomime, traditional but with a modern kick.

Review: Robin Hood (Theatre Royal, Stratford East) 

17 Dec 15

Writers Trish Cooke and Robert Hyman reunite with Kerry Michael to bring their classic Christmas panto to Stratford East…

Shake Shack launches its Christmas menu | Launch review 

27 Nov 15

By the time we finally located the Shake Shack in Westfield Stratford City, tucked down an auxiliary boulevard outside the main shopping centre, it was around an hour from closing.

5 Unbelievable Things To Do in England in 2016 

13 Nov 15

Forget Torremolinos next year, England is where it’s at with these unbelievable things to do in England in 2016.

Anita and Me at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

5 Nov 15

After its opening run in Birmingham, the brilliant adaptation of Meera Syal’s novel Anita and Me has arrived in London’s East End.

Theatre News: Jessica Hynes to star in Big Time! at Stratford East 

7 Oct 15

The production is a musical celebration of Lionel Bart’s life…

Interview: Persis Jade Maravala on the incredible #RioFoneHack extending 

29 Sep 15

We caught up with Persis Jade Maravala from offbeat arts collective ZU-UK to talk about the extension of #RioFoneHack a one-of-a-kind secret installation in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The Etienne Sisters at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

17 Sep 15

The Etienne Sisters , a touching play written by Ché Walker and punctuated with original songs from Anoushka Lucas (the collaborative pair behind the critically acclaimed Klook’s Last Stand ), premieres this month at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Rugby World Cup 2015 Fanzone: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

17 Sep 15

Rugby World Cup 2015 match screenings, entertainment and more at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The Magazine at Serpentine Gallery: West London’s most stylish brunch 

21 Aug 15

Formerly a gunpowder store, the Georgian building known as the Magazine was converted into a gallery in 2013 by Iraqi-British starchitect Zaha Hadid.

Barbarians v Samoa at The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

6 Aug 15

The Olympic Stadium will host its first ever rugby match this summer, as the Barbarians take on Samoa.

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival 2015 

27 Jun 15

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival | 26 June – 5 July | FREE We’ve picked out 5 highlights from the amazing programme of FREE events – make sure to check out the rest of the programme too!  Greenwich Fair | Old Royal …

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