A Classic Tragedy: Dominic West as Eddie Carbone | London Cult.

A Classic Tragedy: Dominic West as Eddie Carbone

Let's say it straight away: this is very much an actor's play. Director Lindsay Posner focuses on dissecting characters, clearly scrutinising every move. The character of the main protagonist is particularly well-examined.

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Pavel Otdelnov’s Hometown | London Cult.

Pavel Otdelnov’s Hometown

The old waiting room of Peckham Rye station, devoid of any directional signs and missing from Google Maps, embodies the less visible, almost spectral facet of South London’s eventfulness. To access it, one must ascend three flights of stairs adjacent to the teeming railway station, only to find oneself on…

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The Japanese Emperor's Visit to the UK: Celebrating 150 Years of Friendship with Charles III | London Cult.

The Japanese Emperor’s Visit to the UK: Celebrating 150 Years of Friendship with Charles III

At the end of June, the Emperor of Japan and his wife will visit Great Britain. The visit will initially be private, followed by an official state visit from June 25 to 27. The Emperor and Empress of Japan will be hosted at Buckingham Palace.

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Tarte tatin: a quick pie for caramel lovers | London Cult.

Tarte tatin: a quick pie for caramel lovers

Tarte Tatin is one of the simplest apple pies in the world. According to legend, it was invented by the Tatin sisters in the late 18th century. They wanted to make a regular apple pie, but something went wrong, and they had to flip the finished pie. Everyone liked it…

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Discovering the Beauty of the Dolomite Alps: A Family Adventure at Rainer Family Resort | London Cult.

Discovering the Beauty of the Dolomite Alps: A Family Adventure at Rainer Family Resort

The Dolomite Alps are considered the most beautiful mountains in the world, as first claimed by Reinhold Messner, one of the most famous mountaineers of our time. One might assume that his love for these mountains stems from his origin, as the mountaineer comes from one of the valleys of…

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Great Maria: The story of Marie Curie put into a musical | London Cult.

Great Maria: The story of Marie Curie put into a musical

Off-West End plays are always made with great love and tremendous enthusiasm. It's not about commerce, but about art in its purest form. The new musical "Marie Curie" is no exception.

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As the UK elections approach, the political scene has heated up with intense battles between parties. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Labour leader Keir Starmer, the main contenders for leadership, continue to make statements, promises, and accusations, aiming to maintain their supporters and attract the undecided. Meanwhile, the Conservatives have…

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Dominion at Newport Street Gallery | London Cult.

Dominion at Newport Street Gallery

Since May 24th, Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been the stage for the Dominion exhibition, curated by Hirst’s son Connor. This exhibition is primarily composed of Hirst's own collection—a formula that is quintessentially Hirst. The roster alone commands attention, featuring works by Francis Bacon, Banksy, Georg Baselitz, Jeff Koons,…

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Uzbek Cultural Festival 2024: A National Celebration in London | London Cult.

Uzbek Cultural Festival 2024: A National Celebration in London

The UK’s largest festival of Uzbek culture and gastronomy took place in London this past weekend. This year marks the second annual festival, with a turnout of around 60,000 attendees. In 2023, up to 40,000 people attended the festival at Potters Fields Park overlooking the River Thames. The event hosted…

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The story of one masterpiece: reconstructing the story of Bolero’s creation | London Cult.

The story of one masterpiece: reconstructing the story of Bolero’s creation

Actor Raphaël Personas, who plays Maurice Ravel in a new film, Bolero, by Anne Fontaine (released in France in March 2024), looks a bit like Cillian Murphy, having a similar piercing gaze. The new film, paradoxical as it may sound, can be compared to "Oppenheimer." Anne Fontaine's biographical film, similar…

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Apple Charlotte: a recipe for a case of pie deficiency | London Cult.

Apple Charlotte: a recipe for a case of pie deficiency

Debates about what makes a classic charlotte can go on forever: every family has its own recipe. Our version is a moderately fluffy sponge cake baked with tart apples. Even beginners can handle it: all you need to do is mix the ingredients for the batter, slice the apples, and…

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Get Me Out of Here? | London Cult.

Get Me Out of Here?

"Boys from the Blackstuff" was directed by Kate Wasserberg at Liverpool’s Royal Court. After a highly successful run, the performance was invited at the Olivier Theatre, followed by a move to the Garrick Theatre. This is James Graham's adaptation of Alan Bleasdale's famous play, originally written in 1982, reworked for…

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Dmitry Bykov Brings 'A New World' Poetry Evening and Workshop to London | London Cult.

Dmitry Bykov Brings ‘A New World’ Poetry Evening and Workshop to London

On June 4, King’s College London hosted Dmitry Bykov, an award-winning Russian author and literary critic, for a night of poetry readings. While still in Russia, he had published over 90 books. However, since being declared a “foreign agent,” many booksellers have begun to withdraw his works from sale in…

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The Artist and his time: Jean-Baptiste Andrea's new novel about a sculptor in 1910-1940s Italy | London Cult.

The Artist and his time: Jean-Baptiste Andrea’s new novel about a sculptor in 1910-1940s Italy

In November 2023, members of the Goncourt Academy awarded the Goncourt Prize for the year 2023. It was presented to Jean-Baptiste Andrea, whose novel Veiller sur elle (in English its title is Watching Over Her) was published by the Paris-based publisherThe Iconoclast in August 2023. The list of nominees included…

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INUSpheresis® at Cromwell Hospital | London Cult.

INUSpheresis® at Cromwell Hospital

INUSpheresis® is a safe, non-surgical treatment similar to the process of dialysis that removes disease promoting substances and specific cholesterols from the blood using a state-of-the-art filtration system.

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