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Thursday 19 June 2014 in London

By | Published on Wednesday 11 June 2014

Violent Femmes

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

COMEDY: Pun Run w/Thunderbards + Amy Butterworth | The Phoenix, Cavendish Square | 19 Jun
Comedian Bec Hill assembles a quick-stepping team of quipsters – which tonight features ‘wandering laughter surgeons’ Thunderbards, comedy violinist (honestly) Amy Butterworth, Miranda Hart’s biographer Sophie Johnson, and wordplay champ MC Darren Walsh – to play the infamous Pun Run. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Violent Femmes | Troxy | 18 Jun (pictured)
1980s scratch-rock creators Violent Femmes celebrate thirty blistering years since the release of their first LP with this anniversary set at East-side live cathedral the Troxy. Details and tickets here.

OPERA: Quartett | Linbury Studio Theatre | 18-28 Jun
Operatic bodice-ripper based on Heiner Müller’s 1981 adaptation of Laclos’ ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ in which two characters square off in a bitter game of lies and threats, Luca Francesconi’s ambitious score is made for two orchestras, one playing live and one on tape. Details and tickets here.

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