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The Last Man on the Moon 2014 USA / 2016 UK, Documentary, Eugene Cernan

Film Review: The Last Man on the Moon

Because a person's real life is not as narrative-friendly as a movie, a documentary about that person is always a little bit more of a challenge to watch, ...

Casanova Prosecco showcase

Casanova Prosecco showcase

                      PROSECCO lovers might have heard the ...

Restaurant Review: Kettner’s Brasserie

  THERE’s always something special about visiting an old restaurant – not just 'old looking' but genuinely venerable, as is this Soho ...

Carom restaurant review soho london

Restaurant Review: Carom

  On Soho’s Wardour Street in the heart of the West End sits an Indian restaurant that ticks boxes most others don’t tick, most ...

Restaurant Review: Bengal Clipper

You can usually estimate a restaurant’s qualities and popularity from the calibre of celebrity patron it attracts – indeed many venues like to ...

Restaurant Review Zumbura

Restaurant Review Zumbura. First impressions, what a fantastic little place with wonderful subtlety and detail in the decor. I’m convinced this is lost ...

The Olivier Awards 2014

  What: The Olivier Awards 2014 Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Tom Hiddleston, Kristin Davis, Book of Mormon, James McAvoy, Lesley ...

The Quiet Ones. Film Premiere, Leicester Sq., London

  What: The Quiet Ones. Film Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Laura Haddock, Olivia Cooke, Rory ...

Holland & Holland – Umang Hutheesing SS14 collection

London's influential fashion and luxury leaders descended on Holland & Holland's legendary showroom in Mayfair's elegant Bruton Street to be dazzled ...

Noah – Film Premiere

  What: Noah - Film Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Jennifer Connelly, Director; Darren Aronofsky, Emma Watson, Ray ...

Muppets Most Wanted: Film Premiere, London

  What: Muppets Most Wanted: Film Premiere Where: Curzon Mayfair, London Who: Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Ty Burrell, Ricky Gervais, ...

Captain America – The Winter Soldier: Film Premiere

  What: Captain America - The Winter Soldier:  Film Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L Jackson, ...

Coffee table book: The Perfect Gentleman

  English Luxury recommends... The Perfect Gentleman. The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London. Written by James Sherwood, with ...

Coffee table book: Savile Row

  English Luxury recommends... Savile Row. The Master Tailors of British Bespoke Written by James Sherwood • Foreword by Tom Ford “if I ...

Launch: The Clink Restaurant, HMP Brixton

The Clink Charity opens the doors of The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton – the charity’s third training restaurant. The Clink Restaurant at HMP ...

Restaurant Review: Asian Room at Novikov

Novikov is not a Grand Slam tennis player nor a principal dancer at the Bolshoi. Both were gems offered to me by a comedic doorman at a gambling ...

Mourinho’s lucrative endorsement deals

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has added more 'silverware to his cabinet' by signing endorsement deals with luxury watch brand Hublot and sports car ...

Marcos Marin – Icons

Gallery Elena Shchukina is delighted to present Icons, the first UK solo exhibition of Monaco-based Brazilian artist Marcos Marin. [caption ...

Dramatic London Skyline

Large parts of middle and southern England have been at the mercy of the gods for the last month with record breaking rainfall ensuring thousands of ...

Restaurant Review: Moti Mahal

MOTI Mahal is one of the frontrunners of London’s higher-end Indian restaurants, adding a needed touch of class to a cuisine that has been sorely ...

The Monuments Men, Film Premiere, London

  What: The Monuments Men, Film Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, ...

Affordable Art Fair, London

Since 1999, the Affordable Art Fair has been challenging perceptions of the art world. You do not have to be a millionaire or an expert to enjoy art! This ...

Robocop: Film Premiere, IMAX, London

  What: Robocop. Film Premiere Where: IMAX London Who: José Padilha, Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jennifer ...

Art – Nelson Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom

London’s Belgravia Gallery has extended the current exhibition which showcases its collection of powerful artwork by Nelson Mandela to commemorate his ...

Wellbeing: Provocative Equinox campaign

We love the new Ad campaign for Equinox created by Wieden+Kennedy New York, highlighting the results of living a more provoked life. The ads connect the ...

Review: Luisa Omielan. What would Beyoncé do?!

Soho Theatre friday 27th december 2013 – saturday 11th january 2014. Bookings: Monday to Saturday. All ticket enquires: www.sohotheatre.com ...

Caviar delights at Novikov

Caviar has long been viewed as the delicacy of aristocrats, the “food of the Tsars”, so it is only fitting that Novikov Restaurant, which in 2011 ...

Mandela: Film Premiere, Leicester Sq, London

  What: Mandela. Film Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva, Simo ...

Hunger Games, Catching Fire: Film Premiere, London

  What: Hunger Games, Catching Fire. Film Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, ...

Thor. The Dark World: Film Premiere, Leicester Sq, London

  What: Thor. The Dark World, Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, ...

Saving Mr Banks: Film Premiere, Leicester Sq, London

  What: Saving Mr Banks, Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Tom Hanks, Mark Strong, Lily Allen, Emma Thompson, Ruth Wilson, ...

Locke: Film Premiere, Leicester Square, London

  What: Locke, Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Olivia Colman, Tom Holland, Ben Daniels, ...

Gravity: Film Premiere, Leicester Square, London

  What: Gravity, Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Stars, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás ...

Only Lovers Left Alive: Film Premiere, Leicester Sq, London

  What: Only Lovers Left Alive, Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, ...

Drinking Buddies: Film Premiere, Leicester Sq, London

  What: Drinking Buddies Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Director Joe Swanberg, Anna Kendrick, Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, ...

Captain Phillips: Film Premiere, Leicester Square, London

  What: Captain Phillips Premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Paul Greengrass, Julien Fellowes, Terry ...

12 Years a Slave: Film Premiere, Leicester Square, London

  What: 12 Years a Slave premiere Where: Leicester Square, London Who: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Colm Meaney, Steve McQueen, ...

Restaurant Review: Olivocarne

Sometimes the idea of reviewing Italian restaurants is akin to comparing Brazilian footballers - they're all so damn good! So when dining at Olivocarne I ...

The Counselor: Film Premiere, Leicester Square, London

  Where: Leicester Square, London What: The Counselor premiere Who: Ridley Scott, Javier Bardem, Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Tom Hooper, ...

Restaurant Review: Brasserie Chavot

Back in the days when such things were permissible, your intrepid restaurant critic was dispatched by the FT to go to Cannes, where an English chef was ...

Restaurant Review: Yamal Alsham at Imperial Wharf

Central London riverside developments can sometimes be soulless places, and a windswept Imperial Wharf is no exception when the sun’s not around, no ...

Film Premières in London 2008-2013 part 1

Photographer Bernd Talasch has spent many a fractious evening navigating over-zealous security staff and clipboard waving PRs, not to mention the scrum ...

Roast hosts launch of Shekhar Bhatia exhibition

Acclaimed Borough Market-based restaurant Roast has selected the work of leading journalist, photographer and documentary maker Shekhar Bhatia for its ...

Restaurant Review: Tamarind, Mayfair

I remember 15 years ago going to the opening night of Tamarind, then the first and still one of only a few super-slick Indian restaurants in London. It ...

Restaurant Review: China Tang at the Dorchester

Confucius say: When opening Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, make it Kosher. And when opening one in Mayfair, make it halal. There are only two ...