Review: ‘Benighted’

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Does the Old Red Lion Theatre Pub’s latest production match the high standard of its esteemed predecessors? Vera Mikusch delivers her final verdict on ‘Benighted’… Image Credit: A Younger Theatre Benighted is a whole lot of everything. Focusing on a group of travellers trapped in a secluded mansion house in Wales on a stormy More...

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By Valerio Esposito On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Disability and Hate: The “Invisible Crime” Plaguing Islington & Hackney

With London having experienced a 20% increase in hate crime towards disabled people of late, local communities in Hackney and Islington are facing increasing challenges to tackle one of the most underestimated and More...

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By Vera Mikusch On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Our Guide to Using London’s Night Tube Service This Christmas

With the Piccadilly Line set to become a 24-hour tube service today, Vera Mikusch provides all of the details you need to navigate London’s Night Tubes throughout the festive season… Image Credit: The Mirror The More...

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By Chiara Fiorillo On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Opinion: How Islington Students Can Balance Academic and Outdoor Pursuits

Academic study and sporting pursuits are both important to many Londoners, but how can we combine the two? Chiara Fiorollo investigates… Image Credit: Wildfire Comms   Despite all of today’s technological More...

Despite his school troubles, Chris works to help educate struggling disabled people.
By Mirianna La Grasta On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Local Stars: Chris Cooper

In the first of a new series of profiles for St John Street News, discover the story of a man who’s won accolades for his work with Islington’s disabled community… “Hot chocolate,” he whispers. More...

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By Sofia Quaglia On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Review: ‘The Worst Was This’

William Shakespeare’s works may have few rivals in the pantheon of classic English literature, but just where did he get his ideas? Sofia Quaglia went to the Hope Theatre to find out… Image Credit: More...

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By Sofia Quaglia On Saturday, November 26th, 2016
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Review: ‘Where Do Little Birds Go?’

Sofia Quaglia delivers her verdict on the Old Red Lion Theatre Pub’s latest show, which takes us back to the days of the infamous Kray twins… Image Credit: A Younger Theatre Camilla Whitehill’s hit More...

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By Valerio Esposito On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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Opinion – President Trump From An Islingtonian’s Perspective

Donald Trump may have ‘only’ won leadership of America last week, but his time at the helm could, in a globalized world, affect Islingtonians just as much as it will Iowans. One such Islington resident, our More...

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By Sofia Quaglia On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Review: ‘Trumpageddon’ at King’s Head Theatre

For those Islingtonites imaging what a Trump presidency will look like going forward, Sofia Quaglia got a frightening – if fictional – insight on Tuesday night before the polls closed. Read her verdict More...

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By Igor Nikolskii On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Review: ‘Fire! Fire!’ at Museum of London

This year marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London and to commemorate the occasion, the Museum of London are hosting a dedicated exhibition, ‘Fire! Fire!’. Our reporter Igor Nikolskii leaps straight More...