Archive for August 10th, 2011

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At Hampstead’s New End Theatre this month

Wednesday, 10 August, 2011

Wanted: By Michelene Wandor. Directed by Amy Mellor

Wanted: a biblical tale

Wanted brings together a nascent being, an existential angel and 89 year old Sarah from the Bible. The play tackles a subject which touches us all, the eminently ‘natural’ desire for a child.

Thursday 18 to Sunday 28 August 2011. Tues to Sat at 9pm . Sat & Sun matinees at 5pm. With an additional performance on Monday 22nd Aug at 7

Where’s your Mama gone? By Brian Daniels. Directed by Alexa Christopher-Daniels

Twins Carol and Stephen Connor who lose their mother to a serial killer and face the rest of their childhood in care. As adults they must come to terms with loss of heritage and are left to face the questions surrounding identity, love and self-belief.

Until 28 August, Tues to Sat at 7pm, Thursday and Sunday at 3pm

Zelda. Written and performed by Kelly Burke

Zelda is the belle of Alabama, the outlandish good-time girl who captured the heart and imagination of novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald.

14, 21 and 28 August at 7pm.

Tickets 0870 033 2733

www.newendtheatre.co.uk

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On now: Prague Pride and Tolerance Festival

Wednesday, 10 August, 2011

Prague’s first Pride and Tolerance Festival runs 10 August to 14 August

If you want to do something to escape the tension in the UK, why not? There’s a full programme of events and if you’re there on Saturday, you can join the parade!

The highlights of the festival are the parade and concert on Saturday the 13th of August. There will be a festive parade through the city centre in the early afternoon. Individuals, companies and organizations will all join the celebration. The route will take the participants to Střelekcy Island where many local and international stars will perform. The line-up is still a secret but we promise it’s impressive. “The parade is new for Prague and we expect about 1500 people to take walk with us, many more people will be interested in the concert and festival venue, where we hope to receive thousands of guests.” the organization tells us.

www.praguepride.com