Thursday 18th April

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Miles Jupp Ⓒ Hannah Goodwin.
Miles Jupp Ⓒ Hannah Goodwin.

Miles Jupp and Friends’ Comedy Gala in aid of ‘The Choir With No Name’

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By Cora Robertson

What’s on London joined Miles Jupp and friends, together with The Choir with No Namefor an uplifting night of fundraising comedy and music last week at the Union Chapel in Islington.

Compered by the very funny and cantankerous Jupp, the evening featured an impressive line-up of comedic talent: Seann Walsh (Mock The Week), Sarah Kendall (Russell Howard’s Good News), Perrier Award Winner Justin Edwards (The Thick of It), singing comedian Jess Robinson (Dead Ringers), performance poet John Hegley and special guest Josh Widdecombe (Josh, The Last Leg).

But the true highlight was seeing and hearing the choir itself, and learning about the difference its existence has made to its members.

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Category: Comedy
Neville's Island at the Duke of York Theatre
Neville's Island at the Duke of York Theatre

Neville’s Island: A soul searching adventure that produces huge laughs

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Tim Firth’s Chichester transfer of Neville’s Island to the West End is a revelation that thoroughly entertains. This is a versatile production exploring the implications of being left marooned and isolated on a Cumbrian island. This is a soul-searching production, with a talented cast, and a remarkable stage design. Whether Neville’s Island is the West End’s new hit comedy is debatable; nevertheless, it provides many laugh-out-loud moments, and with the cast it has there was never any doubts that a night at the Duke of York’s theatre would be nothing more than a delight.

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Category: Theatre