From Beyonce to Chewbacca, Wembley's cavernous 2,000 seat Troubadour Theatre has a long history of film and TV making, writes Bridget Galton.
While lacking in dramatic heft this sultry revue of the jazz greats sees some blissful musical sparring between Sharon D Clarke and Clive Rowe
Legendary singer song writer is joined by Lionel Richie Lianne La Havas and Joel Culpepper for a summer Saturday of memorable music
Sun, sand and water play - you don't have to drive to the coast to enjoy the beach this summer
Worldly Wicked and Wise in Salusbury Road has gathered a host of pictures of the area's legendary gigs for its Music in the Manor exhibition
An immersive dining experience transports you to a mystical land of potent cocktails, lush 3D visuals and floating amuse bouches
Samuel Adamson's riff on Ibsen's A Doll's House collides decades of queer history with an exuberant look at the institution of marriage
Samuel Adamson explores four generations of queer relationships through the prism of Ibsen's A Doll's House and his transgressive heroine Nora
Inua Ellam's rich writing and powerful storytelling flies in this brilliantly acted epic tale of a mother and son's bond
Improv comedy seems to be having a moment and performer Philippa Peacock explains whey she and audiences are addicted to this raw seat of your pants entertainment
The third play in Florian Zeller's family trilogy is a sometimes heartwrenching drama about adolescent mental health but quite doesn't tap into the same primal fears as the previous two
The Sherlock and Mr Selfridge star talks family breakdown and parental worries as she takes on her latest role as a devastated mother in Florian Zeller's The Son at Kiln Theatre
Gloriously silly reworking of Moliere's Tartuffe stutters with an inconsistent tone but comes good at the end to lampoon Britain's crumbling social structures
Ishy Din's play set in a northern cab office is a welcome insight into Margaret Thatcher's effect on immigrant workers but a lost opportunity
Ex Taxi Driver Ishy Din says working as a cabbie gave him "raw material" for his play set in a northern taxi firm
Electric performances and a feast of street food marked the opening of an exciting addition to Wembley's dining scene
Customers rave about these family-friendly luxury cottages in the gorgeous Devon countryside complete with indoor and outdoor pools, tennis court and play area
Documentary follows a medical trial exploring whether a magic mushroom trip can reboot the brains of people with chronic depression
An all singing and dancing adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth lacks fangs but is a joyful celebration of Kilburn's muddled diversity
Stephen Sharkey adapts Zadie Smith's famously sprawling Willesden-set novel for the stage
Cool down in the heatwave with a trip to 'the beach' but without a long car journey
Cossak riders from Kazakhstan help to mark the 250th anniversary of circus in Willesden this weekend
The Tricycle Theatre re-opens in September with a brand new name and an "ambitious" adaptation of Zadie Smith's Willesden-set novel White Teeth.
Parents from six Brent schools joined together to protest against proposed funding cuts which would see hundreds of thousands of pounds wiped off headteacher's budgets.
Bridget Galton has a quintessentially English country break except for a cookery class making ornate French pastries.
Bridget Galton and family were enthralled by an overnight experience at London Zoo's latest attraction the Gir Lion Lodges
Bridget Galton talks to Bo66y director Ron Scalpello, who marks 50 years since England's World Cup victory with a documentary on squad captain.
Bridget Galton and family headed to Hampshire for a relaxing and varied weekend break with ponies and cars.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar tells Bridget Galton why his play about a kidnapped American banker who teaches his captors how to play the markets shows how extremism and capitalism are more entwined than we suppose.
Parents at Leopold School have handed over a petition with more than 250 signatures against plans to axe their lollipop lady.
A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.
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