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The North West Star
Aljamain Sterling baits Brian Caraway to get the UFC fight he wantsIf you want someone in the UFC, call them out. Fighting is one of the few prof
Aljamain Sterling baits Brian Caraway to get the UFC fight he wants
The North West Star / Posted 14 hours ago
If you want someone in the UFC, call them out. Fighting is one of the few professional sports where genuine animosity between competitors is almost always beneficial. There's room for respect after the fight, of course, but when you're trying to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sterling baits Caraway for UFC fightFighting is one of the few professional sports where genuine animosity between
Sterling baits Caraway for UFC fight
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Fighting is one of the few professional sports where genuine animosity between competitors is almost always beneficial. There's room for respect after the fight, of course, but when you're trying to sell a fight, playing up a disagreement – a beef,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Almeida-Garbrandt fight a rarity in UFCFights like Sunday night’s UFC main event in Las Vegas don’t come around all th
Almeida-Garbrandt fight a rarity in UFC
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Fights like Sunday night’s UFC main event in Las Vegas don’t come around all that often. Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida might not be household names yet, but from what they’ve shown fight fans in their short UFC careers, they’ll get there... Read more
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Evening Standard
Stephen Daldry recruits ‘Jungle’ refugees for play about their journeyStephen Daldry is working with 27 refugees from the Calais “Jungle” camp on a n
Stephen Daldry recruits ‘Jungle’ refugees for play about their journey
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Stephen Daldry is working with 27 refugees from the Calais “Jungle” camp on a new play about their journey to Europe and their lives in Britain, it was revealed today. The Billy Elliot director said he decided to embark on the piece after the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Daredevil actor Charlie Cox has eye-opening new stage roleActor Charlie Cox says he loves his new theatre role — because he gets to act w
Daredevil actor Charlie Cox has eye-opening new stage role
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Actor Charlie Cox says he loves his new theatre role — because he gets to act with his eyes after two years of playing a blind superhero. Cox, 33, stars in Netflix’s adaptation of Marvel comic Daredevil as Matt Murdock, a lawyer who was blinded as a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Warwick Davis pins hopes on touch of genius with new musical Eugenius!Harry Potter star Warwick Davis is bringing a new musical to the London Palladi
Warwick Davis pins hopes on touch of genius with new musical Eugenius!
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Harry Potter star Warwick Davis is bringing a new musical to the London Palladium next month for a one-off performance in a bid to prove it can succeed in the West End. The actor is producing and starring in Eugenius! which he described as “a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cinemas across the UK to screen entire Royal Opera House season liveA trip to the Royal Opera House is a prestigious event and comes with plenty of
Cinemas across the UK to screen entire Royal Opera House season live
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
A trip to the Royal Opera House is a prestigious event and comes with plenty of spectacle. But it also involves a fair bit of expense — and that's if you can even get tickets. Now there is a more accessible alternative. Empire Cinemas have teamed up... Read more
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Evening Standard
Donmar to set up new King’s Cross theatreThe Donmar is building a 420-seat temporary theatre in King’s Cross to stage th
Donmar to set up new King’s Cross theatre
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
The Donmar is building a 420-seat temporary theatre in King’s Cross to stage the final part of Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female Shakespeare trilogy. The theatre is also giving away hundreds of free tickets to those aged 25 and under in a bid to attract a... Read more
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Evening Standard
A View from Islington North, review: Allegedly a satireWhat he’s done for British politics is still open to debate, but there’s no dou
A View from Islington North, review: Allegedly a satire
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
What he’s done for British politics is still open to debate, but there’s no doubt that Jeremy Corbyn has got the theatre talking. We’ve already had Corbyn The Musical and now comes this bulletin from his own constituency. It is — allegedly — an... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rebel Wilson to make West End debut in Guys and DollsRebel Wilson, the Australian actress and stand-up, is set to make her West End
Rebel Wilson to make West End debut in Guys and Dolls
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Rebel Wilson, the Australian actress and stand-up, is set to make her West End debut in hit show Guys and Dolls, Best known for her film work, which includes Bridesmaids and the Pitch Perfect franchise, Wilson will appear as Miss Adelaide for an... Read more
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Evening Standard
Reassembled, Slightly Askew, review: Journey to the abyss and backWhen playwright Shannon Yee went down with a cold in December 2008, she thought
Reassembled, Slightly Askew, review: Journey to the abyss and back
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
When playwright Shannon Yee went down with a cold in December 2008, she thought nothing of it. But as she became increasingly lethargic and started to hallucinate and slur her speech, her partner Graínne grew concerned. A trip to hospital revealed... Read more
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The Herald News
A year after dedication, leaders marvel at growth of Azorean synagogue— Shared history and a new branch of ties and opportunity continue to flourish
A year after dedication, leaders marvel at growth of Azorean synagogue
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
— Shared history and a new branch of ties and opportunity continue to flourish with Fall River’s Sister City in Ponta Delgada. Greater Fall River residents and leaders of the Azorean Jewish Heritage Foundation celebrated historic roots last month in... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rachel Tucker rejoins Wicked cast for 10th anniversaryThe actress who made her name in Wicked today said she was thrilled to reprise
Rachel Tucker rejoins Wicked cast for 10th anniversary
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
The actress who made her name in Wicked today said she was thrilled to reprise her role for the musical’s 10th anniversary run in the West End. Rachel Tucker played Elphaba in more than 900 performances at the Apollo Victoria Theatre between March... Read more
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Evening Standard
Blue/Orange theatre review: Smash-hit returns with flying coloursBut it’s the bracingly charismatic Kaluuya who impresses most as the raging hea
Blue/Orange theatre review: Smash-hit returns with flying colours
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
But it’s the bracingly charismatic Kaluuya who impresses most as the raging heart of this sharp, argumentative drama. What to see at the theatre – in pictures What to see at the theatre – in pictures Until January 7, New London, Buy... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Invisible Hand, review: Intense drama not quite on the moneyThe title of Ayad Akhtar’s play derives from economist Adam Smith’s argument th
The Invisible Hand, review: Intense drama not quite on the money
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
The title of Ayad Akhtar’s play derives from economist Adam Smith’s argument that the free market is guided by an invisible hand which converts the self-interest of individuals into outcomes that benefit society. It’s apt for this topical vision of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sara Pascoe, comedy review: Occasional ideas fail to take flightIf you ever stay at Sara Pascoe’s house do not use her electric tooth- brush. O
Sara Pascoe, comedy review: Occasional ideas fail to take flight
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
If you ever stay at Sara Pascoe’s house do not use her electric tooth- brush. One of the various intimate revelations in this brisk, condensed version of her touring show Animal explains what she does with it. Dental hygiene is not involved. This... Read more
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The Herald News
State determines city calculations were wrong in deciding education cost obligations FALL RIVER — The city will be on the hook for meeting net school spending aft
State determines city calculations were wrong in deciding education cost obligations
The Herald News / Posted 10 days ago
FALL RIVER — The city will be on the hook for meeting net school spending after state education officials determined the city's calculations were wrong. Now... Read more
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Evening Standard
Jesse Eisenberg: I took inspiration for my new play from David BrentHollywood star Jesse Eisenberg has revealed the inspiration behind his new West
Jesse Eisenberg: I took inspiration for my new play from David Brent
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
Hollywood star Jesse Eisenberg has revealed the inspiration behind his new West End play — David Brent. The Bafta and Golden Globe-winning star wrote and stars in dark comedy The Spoils, which opens at Trafalgar Studios this month after a... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conference
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conference
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 10 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conference
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 10 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from attending UN Aids conference
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic... Read more
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dna
51 Islamic nations do not want transgender and gay groups to attend UN AIDS conferenceMajor Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups
51 Islamic nations do not want transgender and gay groups to attend UN AIDS conference
dna / Posted 10 days ago
Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11... Read more
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Rappler
Young Baguio musicians to perform in Acoustic Adagiettofeatures two young talents with Baguio roots in a dinner concert: soprano Stefa
Young Baguio musicians to perform in Acoustic Adagietto
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
features two young talents with Baguio roots in a dinner concert: soprano Stefanie Quintin and guitarist Anton Luis Avila. Their program covers classical arias by Scarlatti, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti and authentic Brazilian bossa and bachianas... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference UNITED NATIONS — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
UNITED NATIONS — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN AIDS conferenceMajor Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN AIDS conference
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11... Read more
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CTV News
51 Muslim nations move to block gay groups from UN AIDS conferenceMajor Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups
51 Muslim nations move to block gay groups from UN AIDS conference
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and t
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
UNITED NATIONS — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceby: MICHAEL ASTOR and EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press Writer Updated: May 18
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
by: MICHAEL ASTOR and EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press Writer Updated: May 18, 2016 - 7:22 PM UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust protests Muslim push to block gaysMajor Western nations, including Australia, are protesting a move to block gay
Aust protests Muslim push to block gays
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Major Western nations, including Australia, are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A UN diplomat said on Wednesday that the Organisation of Islamic Countries, made up... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) � Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) � Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made up... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceby: MICHAEL ASTOR and EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press Writer Updated: May 18
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
by: MICHAEL ASTOR and EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press Writer Updated: May 18, 2016 - 7:22 PM UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 11 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made up... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made up... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceby: MICHAEL ASTOR and EDIE LEDERER, Associated Press Writer Updated: May 18, 20
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
by: MICHAEL ASTOR and EDIE LEDERER, Associated Press Writer Updated: May 18, 2016 - 6:18 PM UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
Hawaii News Now / Posted 11 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made up... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conferenceUNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay
Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made up... Read more
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ABC News
Muslim Nations Block Gay Groups From UN Aids ConferenceA U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made
Muslim Nations Block Gay Groups From UN Aids Conference
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
A U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made up of 51 nations, asked that 11 groups not be allowed to attend the conference next month. Other countries also objected to a number of other groups, bringing the total... Read more
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Japan Today
Muslim nations block gay groups from U.N. Aids conference ‹ Japan TodayMajor Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups
Muslim nations block gay groups from U.N. Aids conference ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 days ago
Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A U.N. diplomat said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Countries, made up of 51 nations, asked... Read more
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Wilson County News
Stockdale Elementary School honor rollEric Ibanez, Peyton James, Kaitlyn Keiser, Monroe McGuffin, Jeremiah Reyes, Bri
Stockdale Elementary School honor roll
Wilson County News / Posted 11 days ago
Eric Ibanez, Peyton James, Kaitlyn Keiser, Monroe McGuffin, Jeremiah Reyes, Brianna Tomerlin. A/B: Aaron Aguilar, Mason Almeida, Julian Amaya, Alyssa Deagen, Daniella Esqueda, Kierstyn Fey, Charlie Garner, Sofia Gonzales, Trinity Gonzales,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Playwright Charlene James: FGM is child abuse, not a cultural thingWhen the playwright Charlene James decided to write about female genital mutila
Playwright Charlene James: FGM is child abuse, not a cultural thing
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
When the playwright Charlene James decided to write about female genital mutilation, her aim was to avoid demonising both those who want it for their daughters and those who actually perform it. “Automatically, you feel ‘these people are barbaric’... Read more
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Evening Standard
Monster Raving Loony, review: Touching portrait of a raving loonpopular shows such as Monty Python and Morecambe and Wise. Instead of straight
Monster Raving Loony, review: Touching portrait of a raving loon
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
popular shows such as Monty Python and Morecambe and Wise. Instead of straight biography, we get a bonkers essay in nostalgia. Simon Stokes’s production has a boisterous vitality. Cal McCrystal, listed in the programme as guest director, injects... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ophelias Zimmer, theatre review: Silent world of Hamlet’s girlIt’s about time Ophelia got her own play. This memorable production from direct
Ophelias Zimmer, theatre review: Silent world of Hamlet’s girl
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
It’s about time Ophelia got her own play. This memorable production from director Katie Mitchell and the Schaubühne Berlin promises her freed from the constraints of Hamlet. We might reasonably have expected to hear her side of this overwhelmingly... Read more
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Evening Standard
By George! How EastEnders baddie gets under the skin of OsborneActor Steve John Shepherd isn’t afraid to portray controversial characters — as
By George! How EastEnders baddie gets under the skin of Osborne
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
Actor Steve John Shepherd isn’t afraid to portray controversial characters — as his stint as EastEnders villain Michael Moon proved. Shepherd, 41, who played soap opera psychopath Moon for three years until 2013, is turning his acting skills to a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Nederlands Dans Theatre 2, review: It’s smart without being smugYou wouldn’t want to challenge the dancers of NDT2 to a game of Twister. Contor
Nederlands Dans Theatre 2, review: It’s smart without being smug
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
You wouldn’t want to challenge the dancers of NDT2 to a game of Twister. Contortion is a matter of course for these bendy-bodied dancers who can send limbs in any direction. A group of awesome technicians aged 18 to 24, they are the junior arm of the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tana film producer convinced ballet star not to give up dancingwhat makes people want to watch him”. Polunin recently confirmed he is in a re
Tana film producer convinced ballet star not to give up dancing
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
what makes people want to watch him”. Polunin recently confirmed he is in a relationship with fellow dancer Natalia Osipova. The pair are set to appear together at Sadler’s Wells later this year for a short series of contemporary performances —... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Times MMA rankings: Stipe Miocic leaps to the head of the classTodd Martin's MMA rankings for May: Stipe Miocic captured the UFC heavyweight
Times MMA rankings: Stipe Miocic leaps to the head of the class
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
Todd Martin's MMA rankings for May: Stipe Miocic captured the UFC heavyweight crown from Fabricio Werdum via first round knockout in the main event of UFC 198 in Werdum’s home country of Brazil. Werdum chased after Miocic recklessly and Miocic made... Read more
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