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Monday 7 October 2013 in London

By | Published on Tuesday 1 October 2013

Casual Violence

TODAY IN LONDON Casual Violence, The Philharmonia Orchestra, Mike Shephard and AC Grayling are at the following TW-recommended events…

COMEDY: Casual Violence – House Of Nostril, Pleasance Theatre, 7 Oct (pictured)
Mind-bending sketch devils and ThreeWeeks Editors’ Award winners Casual Violence are fiendishly pleased to present their ‘nightmare blend’ of twisted skits, live music and ‘pure evil’. Voodoo dolls, chimney sweeps and dyslexia goblins included. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: Mike Shephard – Everything That Happened In The 20th Century, Seen Through The Eyes Of A Liar, Bar Kick, 7 Oct
Making a free PA at Shoreditch’s Bar Kick, Mike Shephard takes a whistle-stop tour of the 1900s, rinsing the century’s key events in a way that’s as entertaining as it is informative. Details here.

MUSIC: The Rest Is Noise presents… 2001: A Space Odyssey, Royal Festival Hall, 7 Oct
Kubrick’s trippy sci-fi epic is lent extra gravitas by The Philharmonia Orchestra and Philharmonia Voices, who’ll respectively play and sing its colossal score as the film is shown live. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: The Big Idea – Greed, Royal Court Theatre, 7-12 Oct
The Royal Court’s all-inclusive Open Court initiative continues with this ‘greed’-themed ‘Big Idea’ debate, which coincides with Dennis Kelly’s avaricious new play ‘The Ritual Slaughter Of George Mastromas’. As well as the central seminar, led by philosopher AC Grayling, neuroscientist Professor Kate Jeffery and chair Anne McElvoy, the event will feature fun n games in the shape of ‘A Game Show Of Theft And Deception’, in which audience members do battle in a war of lies and acquisition. Details and tickets here.

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