The Thinker, by Auguste Rodin

Think about this – Rodin is coming to Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is shaping up to present the work of a sculptor a hundred years after his death. Auguste Rene Rodin was one of the most famous contributors to visual art and created of the celebrated work The Thinker which has permeated popular culture. An Exhibition In Celebration Of 100 Years: François Auguste René Rodin (1840–1917) will showcase a series of …

Giles BroadbentThink about this – Rodin is coming to Canary Wharf

Dinosaurs In The Wild at Greenwich – how to get tickets

A multi-million-pound immersive thrill ride that brings dinosaurs to life is heading to the Greenwich Peninsula in February next year, it has been announced. Dinosaurs In The Wild mixes theme park rides, animatronics, 3D experiences and actors to take visitors on a journey back 67 million years. Tourists are taken by time machine to join scientists at a research station …

Giles BroadbentDinosaurs In The Wild at Greenwich – how to get tickets

My Name Is Prince exhibition heads to The O2

In 2007, Prince played The O2 for sold-out 21 nights – a record-breaking residency that stands to this day. And now for 21 days only, the Greenwich venue will play host to the props that turned a The exhibition My Name Is Prince opens on October 27 and will feature some of the singer’s most recognisable fashions and accessories, including the ruffled …

Giles BroadbentMy Name Is Prince exhibition heads to The O2
The traditional skills of fishmongers will be put to the test at Billingsgate

Top fishmongers put through their plaices at Billingsgate

The UK’s top fishmongers will be flaunting their fish filleting skills in London this August bank holiday weekend (August 26-27), as the British Fish Craft Championships return to the historic Billingsgate Market neighbouring Canary Wharf. It is the competition’s 65th anniversary and is being held at Billingsgate for the first time since the mid-80s. The competition will feature 55 of Britain’s finest …

Giles BroadbentTop fishmongers put through their plaices at Billingsgate
Chizzy Akudolu played surgeon Mo Effanga in Holby City (Image: BBC)

East Londoner Chizzy joins Strictly Come Dancing line-up

East Londoner and former Holby City favourite Chizzy Akudolu has been unveiled as one of the celebrities for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing . It comes after she left the hospital soap in June, having played surgeon Mo Effanga for five years. She joins Holby co-star Joe McFadden in the sequined line-up for the 15th season of the show, due to start at the …

Giles BroadbentEast Londoner Chizzy joins Strictly Come Dancing line-up
Bros at The O2

For two nights, Bros rediscover the joy of adulation

For five tempestuous, scream-filled, jean-ripped years between 1987 and 1992, Bros dominated the music and fashion scene in a way that now seems impossible into today’s fragmented pop culture. That they had few hits didn’t really seem to matter – although 25 years on it takes its toll on two stretched but sold-out return gigs at The O2, Greenwich.The duo …

Giles BroadbentFor two nights, Bros rediscover the joy of adulation
Zoe Kazan as Emily and Kumail Nanjiani as Kumail (Image: StudioCanal)

Film review: The Big Sick – feeling good

The true live tale of Kumail and Emily’s bumpy road to love, The Big Sick, has all the makings of an indie millennial classic

Giles BroadbentFilm review: The Big Sick – feeling good