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Friday 16 May 2014 in London

By | Published on Saturday 10 May 2014

Anime Weekend

And the LDN-based events the ThisWeek team is tipping today are….

COMEDY: Channel 4’s Comedy Gala | The O2 | 16 May
Charity fundraisers don’t come much bigger (or funnier, on paper at least) than Channel 4’s annual Great Ormond St Hospital gala, which is playing it safe this year with a bank of big mainstream names. Like Lee Evans, Michael McIntyre, Alan Carr, Jack Dee, Jo Brand, Jon Richardson, Jonathan Ross, Sean Lock, Josh Widdicombe, Kevin Bridges, Paul Chowdhry, Seann Walsh, Jason Manford, Jason Byrne and John Bishop. Details and tickets here.

FILM: Anime Weekend | BFI Southbank | 16-18 May (pictured)
It’s Anime Weekend! And tonight’s twin bill consists of Yasuhiro Yoshiura’s ‘Patema Inverted’, the story of a little girl’s trip of self-discovery, and parts I and II of iconic cyber-manga franchise ‘Ghost In The Shell’. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: FabricLive w/ Elijah & Skilliam + Skepta | Fabric | 16 May
Grime icons and Butterz label bossmen Elijah & Skilliam baptise a long-awaited FabricLive mix via an extra-long headline DJ set. Manning the mic, meanwhile, will be emcees Skepta, Flowdan, Riko and Newham Generals. Details and tickets here.

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