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Saturday, January 14, 2017
Irene Martinez  from Seven Kings has been tormented by demonic spirits for the last thirty years after working in showbusiness.

A woman’s tale of demonic possession will be gracing the big screen at a horror films festival.

Rohan Khan, leaning how to be a spy

He may look familiar to you (either from the TV or from practising his surveillance moves by Gants Hill roundabout) but Khan, Rohan Khan is a man of many faces.

Robert Bertrand hopes to shoot 'Morning Glory' in Goodmayes Park in January

“Life’s a bitch and then you cry.”

Motown

There’s lots of great theatre, sporting events and concerts coming up across east London in 2017. Check out our top picks below.

Christmas quiz

Monday, December 26, 2016
Sinbad the Sailor at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Alim Jayda (Captain Greenbeard) and Josephine Melville (Clanker) Credit Sharron Wallace

Remember those pantomimes you’ve been to as a child or taken your own children to?

You know it’s Christmas when you turn on the TV to see James Stewart running through the snow or see a cartoon snowman flying through the air.

Marc Seymour is returning after a four year hiatus to the role of the dame in this year's pantomime at the Kenneth More Theatre (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

He’s larger than life and the belle of the ball, can you guess who I’m talking about yet?

Lizi Jackson, with seven-year-old twins Layla and Jacob, drew inspiration from her son's autism to pen a children's rhyming book.

A mother-of-two is set to release her first children’s book at the end of National Anti-Bullying Week, letting youngsters know that it’s ok to be different.

Former Woodford County High School pupil, Marion Hertz, has penned a poetry book to raise money for charity.

A children’s author is hoping sales of her second poetry book will help fund much needed holidays for families with sick children.

Queen's Theatre Partners in Crime production shots

Intrigue, romance and plenty of 1920s glamour are just some of the highlights of the Queen’s Theatre’s latest offering.

The Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford.

The performance of one of the borough’s most loved arts institutions is to be discussed by Redbridge Council tomorrow night.

Be Bop A Lula photos

There’s a big party heading into town and your name is on the guest list.

Storyteller Andy Lawrence from the Theatre of Widdershins, with characters from Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom, which is being performed at the Fabula Festival. Picture: Jane Barlow

It might start in your head, but the act of reading can take you on a journey around the world and beyond.

Music

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Motown

There’s lots of great theatre, sporting events and concerts coming up across east London in 2017. Check out our top picks below.

Saturday, October 8, 2016
Christina Clark leads the Wanstead Rock Choir

With vocal chords well rested over summer, a 100-strong choir is set to rock it out with popular feel good songs.

Saturday, September 17, 2016
An acrobat at Wanstead Festival 2015

A popular community festival will prolong summer celebrations with a day of family activities, performances and live music.

Friday, September 9, 2016
Wanstead Fringe's open air Kinema.

If you’ve ever wanted to go to the Edinburgh Fringe, but don’t fancy the long journey up to Scotland, then head to the borough’s very own fringe this weekend.

Monday, September 5, 2016
Field of dreams: members of Art Group Wanstead outside the overgrown Evergreen Field, the focus of some of the workshops during the Trail, carrying artwork by Ron Filer and Ron Bowman which will be going outside Allan Burgess House, used by Age UK.

Many of us dream about living in a friendly, cultural hub, with brightly coloured artwork in windows and perhaps even workshops so we can all discover our inner artist.

Monday, September 5, 2016
Music lovers at the one love festival

As the sun began to set on the weekend at Hainault Forest Country Park the words “jah Rastafari” carried on ringing through the air.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Saxophonist Leszek Kulaszewicz playing at the Rafa Club, Cranbrook Road, Ilford

Tucked away from public view, the Ilford Rafa Club is one of Redbridge’s hidden gems where friends meet for a drink to the gentle sounds of jazz music. 
Chloe Farand visited and took a trip back in time

Theatre

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Irene Martinez  from Seven Kings has been tormented by demonic spirits for the last thirty years after working in showbusiness.

A woman’s tale of demonic possession will be gracing the big screen at a horror films festival.

Monday, December 26, 2016
Sinbad the Sailor at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Alim Jayda (Captain Greenbeard) and Josephine Melville (Clanker) Credit Sharron Wallace

Remember those pantomimes you’ve been to as a child or taken your own children to?

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Marc Seymour is returning after a four year hiatus to the role of the dame in this year's pantomime at the Kenneth More Theatre (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

He’s larger than life and the belle of the ball, can you guess who I’m talking about yet?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Queen's Theatre Partners in Crime production shots

Intrigue, romance and plenty of 1920s glamour are just some of the highlights of the Queen’s Theatre’s latest offering.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford.

The performance of one of the borough’s most loved arts institutions is to be discussed by Redbridge Council tomorrow night.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Be Bop A Lula photos

There’s a big party heading into town and your name is on the guest list.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Kenneth More Theatre's brand new production Boorskale, featuring a cast of West End stars. Picture: Ellie Hoskins

A musical comedy featuring three sisters, who were simultaneously widowed after a double-decker bus crash tragically wiped out the village’s dart team, is opening in Ilford tonight.

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