John Dudman is calling for people to come forward to take part in his variety show.

Search is on for budding cabaret performers for Barkingside show

A veteran cabaret producer and director is looking for singers, dancers and musicians, ahead of his ensemble’s show next month.

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Jonathan Antoine will be releasing his debut solo album Tenore on October 13.

Interview with Britain’s Got Talent opera star Jonathan Antoine

Once a shy teen with a hidden talent, Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jonathan Antoine is now an opera star who is set to release his debut solo album.

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Irving Berlin. [Picture: Barrie Stacey]

Life of acclaimed 1930s songwriter set to be celebrated at Ilford show

A whirlwind of stars have gathered together to celebrate the life and successful career of a widely recognised songwriter.

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Breeders,        Promotion, , London, UK, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/

Tamzin Outhwaite speaks about her most important role as a mother ahead of new stage role

Tamzin Outhwaite is a little breathless when negotiating the first question of our interview, but whether it is down to her frenetic schedule or excitement over her imminent appearance in a West End play is not initially clear.

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Local authors Anya Lipska and Barbara Nadel read extracts from their books at The Larder in Wanstead High Street at last year's Fringe. Picture: Geoff Wilkison

Literature, music and cinema to wow festival-goers at Wanstead Fringe

Dive into a cultural experience like no other with everything from independent film, photography, music and wine, at this year’s Wanstead Fringe.

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Cary Whitley runs Wanstead Vintage Fair which has just celebrated its fourth birthday and has been named one of the top vintage fairs in London.

Vintage fair to return to Wanstead

One of London’s top vintage fairs will be returning this weekend.

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Members of the Stageworks Theatre School, Chadwell Heath, Romford in rehearsals

Disney baddies in the Ilford spotlight for Stageworks school’s Kenneth More Theatre show

A theatre company will tonight be putting its own twist on all things Disney.

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A production of Who's Mad will be performed at the Redbrige Drama Centre.

Redbridge youth theatre group explore impact of computer games on society

A youth theatre company is preparing for a second performance of a play inspired by computer games.

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Pupils from the Wenn Stage School rehearse at the Kenneth More Theatre last year for Cluedo The Musical which was written and performed by the students.

Young drama students set to perform their own musical at Kenneth More Theatre

A theatre school’s students are preparing for a journey through the ups and downs of life.

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Schools in for Cynikal

Goodmayes rapper Cynikal goes back to school

Goodmayes rapper Cynikal went back to his old school in Leyton last month for his first ever headline gig. He spoke to reporter John Toner exclusively about being head boy for the first time

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Downton Abbey gets a one man revamp with a twist from Luke

PREVIEW: The Only Way Is Downton at the Lovegrove Theatre

Luke Kempner brings his one man impressions show based on Downton Abbey to the Redbridge Drama Centre in May, but it’s not what you might think...

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Winky will take to the Redbridge Drama Centre Stage on February 27.

Discover the weird and wonderful world of Winky on South Woodford stage

The weird and wonderful world of Winky comes to the South Woodford stage this month, as the Fat Git Theatre company returns.

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Terry Quirk and his artwork at the Kenneth More Theatre.

Ilford artist displays two decades worth of caricatures at Kenneth More Theatre

An artist who lives in rock and rock infamy is displaying his collection of caricatures spanning two decades at the Kenneth More Theatre.

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Katy Mulhern, Lisa Gifford and Louise Hart

Pandemonium Performance gear up for latest turn on South Woodford stage

What we really want is to keep moving forward and to make this our living.

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The Havering Music Makers will perform at the Kenneth More Theatre next month.

Calamity Jane gallops on to Ilford’s Kenneth More Theatre stage

Cowboys gallop on to the Kenneth More Theatre’s stage next month, as the Havering Music Makers return with Calamity Jane.

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Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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