Comedy Music Theatre

Wednesday 13 November 2013 in London

By | Published on Thursday 7 November 2013

Macbeth - In Pitch Black

TODAY IN LONDON charitable popstars Ellie Goulding and Rizzle Kicks, one-time covert cop James Bannon, sketch nerds Clever Peter and avant-pop auteur Woodkid feature in the following TW-recommended events…

COMEDY: Clever Peter, Canal Cafe Theatre, 13-14 Nov
As heard via Radio 4, sketch entertainment’s smartest alecks, Clever Peter, head back into the limelight to experiment with never-seen new skits. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: BBC Children In Need Rocks feat Ellie Goulding/Rizzle Kicks/Bastille, Hammersmith Apollo, 13 Nov
The slightly ‘rockier’ second night of the Beeb’s Children In Need Rocks benefit comes with a line-up including rap tykes Rizzle Kicks, theatrical pop band Bastille, folk troupe The Lumineers and this year’s official CIN single poster girl, Ellie Goulding. Details and tickets here.

MUSIC: Woodkid, Brixton Academy, 13 Nov
For one night only, find Lana-Del Rey’s creative aide Woodkid, real name Yoann Lemoine, collaborating with the BBC Concert Orchestra on tracks from his grandiose and gripping first LP ‘The Golden Age’. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Macbeth – In Pitch Black, St James Theatre, 13 Nov (pictured)
London Contemporary Theatre dive right into the void, boldly taking on this lights-off take on ‘Macbeth’, acting the entire thing in darkness, and giving new meaning to the line “Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires”. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: James Bannon – Running With The Firm, Soho Theatre, 13 Nov
Earning this ThreeWeeks reviewer‘s 5/5-level esteem when it ran at the Edinburgh Fringe this year, James Bannon tells the real tale, his tale, behind the Gary Oldman-starring film it inspired. In equal parts “thrilling, hilarious and harrowing”, ‘Running With The Firm’ is the story of Bannon’s time as a policeman in the late-1980s, when he worked undercover to convict Millwall football hooligans.Details and tickets here.

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