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Anthony Welsh On The Housing Crisis And His New Paramount+ Show The Flatshare
As a Londoner born and raised, the cost-of-living crisis is nothing new to Anthony Welsh. “Have you seen these interest rates?” he asks. “[I was] raised in London. I’ve been there my whole life. I remember I used to pay 30p for a bus fare; I remember
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Political Musicals: From The Forthcoming Berlusconi To Hamilton, It’s The Gift That Keeps On Giving
We’re all totally obsessed with politics: while loathing nearly every element of the ever-shocking, oft-bewildering power plays of the elected few, we still can’t help spending our precious free time devouring their every move in newspapers and newsf
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Making Head Or Tails Of Spotify Wrapped: Can We Learn At All Anything From Our 2022 Listening Habits?
Spotify Wrapped 2022 is here, which means that we all have to put up with seeing the breakdown of our friends’ listening habits splattered across social media for several days. But what is fascinating about the music streamer’s end-of-year round-up o
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London’s Best Pantomimes 2022 To Book Now, From McKellen’s Mother Goose To Robin Hood At Greenwich
The season has come upon us - oo-er missus! - and theatres across London are ringing to the sound of thousands of tiny voices yelling “He’s behind you!” with a sugar-fuelled mania that would terrify an army. To help you navigate London’s panto landsc
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Anthony Welsh On Adding Value, Renting In London And His New Show The Flatshare
As a Londoner born and raised, the cost-of-living crisis is nothing new to Anthony Welsh. “Have you seen these interest rates?” he asks. “[I was] raised in London. I’ve been there my whole life. I remember I used to pay 30p for a bus fare; I remember
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UK Festivals 2023: Music Events And Line-ups Confirmed For Next Summer, From Download To Camp Bestival
First, the bad news: festival season is over for 2022. But there’s good news too: plans to do it all again in 2023 are well underway. With the sounds of summer still ringing in our ears, thoughts immediately turn to next year, and many of the UK’s bi
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Our Film And TV Recommendations: What To Watch, From Bones & All To Matilda
Want to hunker down in front of a screen but stuck for something to watch? Here are the films, TV shows and special streaming events on our cultural radar right now, plus some of our favourites from recent weeks that you can catch up on… We may earn
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Single Trip Travel Insurance
Travel insurance should be an essential part of your holiday planning. Not only could it go a long way to covering the cost of expensive medical bills while you’re away, you’ll also be protected in the event you‘re forced to cancel your trip due to i
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I’m A Celebrity 2022: The Best Quotes And Shocking Moments, From Matt Hancock’s Entrance To Boy George’s Hair
It flew past oh so fast... it feels like just a couple of days ago that it was announced that Matt Hancock was going to be a contestant on the survival TV show (it was, in fact, three weeks). He had the Whip removed, was rumoured to have been paid £4
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Best Covid Travel Insurance 2022
Planning your next getaway? While the shadow of Covid-19 still lingers, it is important we take whatever steps we can to protect the money we spend on our holidays in case we have to cancel or cut short our stay overseas. And, of course, we want the
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The Best Quotes And Moments From I’m A Celebrity 2022 So Far, From Hancock’s Entrance To Boy George’s Hair
It has begun. Finally relocated to the Australian jungle after two years in Wales, I’m A Celebrity has shot back into the headlines thanks to its gruesome trials, its exotic destination, and the fact that a certain former Health Secretary signed up f
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How To Invest In Oil
Soaring energy prices have dominated the headlines over the last year. In the oil sector, the wholesale price of Brent crude oil (a key oil industry measure), is almost five times higher now than in April 2022, and motorists have faced record petrol
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Christmas Theatre 2022: The Best Shows To Book In London This Festive Period
The classic James Stewart film basically is Christmas. Who doesn’t shed a tear at George Bailey being shown how terrible life in Bedford Falls would have been without him... and on Christmas Eve too? Well now it’s been turned into an opera – and let’
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The Best Free Exhibitions In London Right Now – Get Your Culture Fix And Keep Your Money For Coffee
It’s the best time of the year. Summer is right around the corner, those mad sporadic showers have nearly all ended, and London is absolutely packed — with exhibitions, people, events and music. But of course, it can all get a bit pricey. So if you w
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Stormzy’s BBC Special: It’s An Indication Of How Much Of A Change-maker He Really Is
“I just really want to make the greatest art I can,” Stormzy tells Trevor Nelson on A Stormzy Special, set to premiere on BBC One tonight courtesy of BBC Music. “That’s all that success is to me right now. The by-product of that, God willing, is that
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Oscar Jerome: The Emerging London Jazz Star On Greed, Toxic Masculinity And Why We Need To Force An Election
Oscar Jerome gazes out along a busy canal towpath in Haggerston, east London, where joggers vie with designer pushchairs and wandering Instagrammers seek out backdrops. “Gentrification is killing London’s communities,” says the guitarist and singer-
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How We Made Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical: From West End Musical To Movie Marvel
As the whistle blows in the dreaded playground of Crunchem Hall, children fall silent and scurry to their places. Close behind it come the footsteps of Mrs Trunchbull, riding crop in hand and ready to prey on the weak. Welcome to Netflix’s latest fil
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Our Music Recommendations: What We’re Listening To, From Bad Boy Chiller Crew To Louis Culture
Is your playlist in need of some refreshment? We have some suggestions. Taylor Swift — Evermore Surprise! Again! Taylor Swift’s lockdown adventures continued with the news that she has a recorded second secretly written album. Evermore is the “sister
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Stormzy Releases List Of Collaborators Ahead Of This Is What I Mean Album Drop ⁠— From Sampha To Ms Banks
Stormzy has released the list of collaborators for his hotly anticipated third album This Is What I Mean. The buzz for the album has been building for a couple of months now, with Twitter awash with fans waiting excitedly for all the tracks to drop –
Evening Standard5 min de lectureFinance & Money Management
Best Personal Loan Rates
If you are looking to borrow a sizeable sum to pay for home improvements, a car or wedding, say, a straightforward personal loan can be an attractive option. Interest rates for loans for amounts between £7,500 and £15,000 are usually the lowest. Belo
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How The Mousetrap Made It To 70 In The West End... And Is Finally Heading To Broadway
To step into the St Martin’s Theatre is to step into theatre history. Under the red neon sign, past the crowds jostling for selfies in front of its blue plaque, through the halls lined with Guinness World Record certificates and cartoons from decades
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Best Investment Trading Apps UK In November 2022
Today’s smartphones and tablets make it possible to manage your investments from a mobile device. A report from Boring Money showed that mobile communications - smartphones and tablets – are becoming the dominant medium for younger investors buying
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World Cup 2022: Our Pick Of The 10 Best Football Films Of All Time
On November 20 the Football World Cup started, launching the UK, and a large part of the world, into a football frenzy. With England and Wales battling it out in the early rounds, and with hundreds of stories circulating the internet about every comp
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Tim Minchin On Upright Season Two, Matilda The Musical And Fame: ‘I’m Deeply Anti-pop Culture’
In the second series of Upright, which arrives on Sky Comedy tomorrow, Tim Minchin’s down-at-heel musician Lucky has made it big – playing to adoring audiences, living in a nice house with his girlfriend and grappling with paparazzi on his front lawn
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What’s Coming To Netflix In December? The New TV Series And Films To Watch From Emily In Paris To Pinocchio
It’s officially holiday season! Whether you’re searching for TV shows to download and watch on the train home, or making the most of the lazy weekends by curling up on the sofa, Netflix is on a mission to make itself indispensable this December. And
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The Top Christmas Films To Watch On Netflix This 2022 Season: From Falling For Christmas To Single All The Way
It goes without saying that Christmas films are one of the best parts of the holiday season: they’re sometimes nostalgic, often feel-good, frequently moving, occasionally awful and always, without exception, massively comforting. So it makes sense th
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What’s Coming To Netflix In November? The New TV Series And Films To Watch From The Crown To Enola Holmes 2
November is always one of the best months for TV and movies – the weather has officially turned, the clocks have gone back and few things are better than hunkering down in front of a new series or film. And whether you’re searching for a tantalising
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OPINION - COP27 Was Criticised, But What Did It Get Right?
There has been a lot of criticism of COP27, just as there was for COP26 in Glasgow and each COP before. As a planet, we are simply not doing enough to roll back, halt or even start to limit climate change. This justifiably results in boiling rage, p
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Doctor Who Day: Fans Celebrate 59 Years Of The Beloved BBC Show
It’s November 23, which means only one thing: it’s Doctor Who Day. Ever since the first episode launched on this day in 1963 (just one day after the assassination of President Kennedy - yes the show is that old) fans have chosen to celebrate the hit
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The Top Christmas Films To Watch On Amazon Prime Video This Festive Season, From The Holiday To Love Actually
One of the best bits about Christmas is the amount of time we’re all permitted to sink into watching feel-good, often hopelessly romantic, nearly always entirely predictable Christmas films. It doesn’t matter if we’ve seen them half a dozen times bef
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