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Operation Elsewhere • Theatre

Operation Elsewhere An Irish adventure.. to a mythical other world…  Adapted and directed by Zoe Seaton   2 – 4 May 2020 Six live performances 3pm and 7pm   “There is more to this world than meets the eye. What you take for real is an illusion. What you take for…

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RISE – Official Music Video • Music

Chicks Picks • Music – RISE Stefan Mørk. He wrote the track RISE in response to the Global Pandemic we are all fighting. The track and video were recorded while on lockdown. It’s a wonderful reminder to us all of how resilient, we are as human beings. This uplifting track…

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The Tempest • Live In Your Living Room!

Creation Theatre and Big Telly Theatre Company presents The Tempest Live, Interactive and In Your Living Room Adapted and directed by Zoe Seaton 11– 13 Apr 2020  “BE NOT AFEARD; THE ISLE IS FULL OF NOISES” Join Creation Theatre, Big Telly Theatre and a cast of nine actors over the…

 OKAYFABE: A WRESTLING COMEDY• Theatre

Late night cult slobberknocker  OKAYFABE: A WRESTLING COMEDY is coming to London. Fresh from its acclaimed tours in Australia and Edinburgh, award nominated I’m OKayfabe: A Wrestling Comedy is making its highly anticipated appearance at VAULT FESTIVAL FROM 18-22 MARCH. A grimy, visceral underground comedy drama, the show is created by women, about women, for…

Tell it Slant • Review

Chicks at the Theatre Review of Tell It Slant Tell It Slant debuted at The Hope Theatre, London on 25thFebruary 2020. Tell It Slant is a dark comedy written by up and coming Irish playwright Maev Mac Coille. One unique aspect of the play is that it was written without…

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‘Is It Any Wonder?’ • Music

‘Is It Any Wonder?’ is the brand new track taken from the striking north London music act Antigoni’s forthcoming debut ‘A1’ EP. INTRODUCING ANTIGONI! NORTH LONDON SINGER RELEASES NEW TRACK ‘IS IT ANY WONDER?’ AND VISUAL FEATURING AN ARRAY OF FAMILIAR FACES TRACK TAKEN FROM HER FORTHCOMING DEBUT ‘A1’ EP…

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The Apologists • Theatre

The Apologists presents three topical stories which combined provide a powerful examination of the meaning of the act of apology, the complex power play at work between the giver and the receiver of an apology, and whether we are responsible for the context of our actions. Each solo story focuses on…

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Chicks Chat with… Collette Cooper

Collette Cooper singer/songwriter and actress and Radio Presenter on Soho Radio presenting her jazz and blues vinyl collection. She’s a jazz and blues influenced solo artist. Her well received singles are BIG FAT LIAR, PERFECT GIRL, DON’T THROW YOUR LOVE AWAY. WITH BBC INTRODUCING AND GAINED FANS FROM THE LIKES OF HUEY MORGAN, JONATHAN ROSS,…

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The Sunset Limited • Theatre Review

Chicks at the Theatre Review of The Sunset Limited   The ambiance of the revamped Boulevard Theatre in Soho gave the cast of The Sunset Limited an intimate backdrop into which they drew the audience in with this thought-provoking play. I had not heard of the play by American writer Cormac…

Chicks Theatre Picks • Lovesexidentityambition

Hear Me Now presents: Lovesexidentityambition Curated by Titilola Dawudu Produced by BlackFest and Theatre503, in association with Tamasha Theatre A festival celebrating the complexities, richness and nuance of women of colour. When? 4th – 8th February 2020 ‘Let’s have conversations, let’s see stories about love, sex, identity and ambition by women of colour’…

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Getting Over Everest • Theatre Review

Getting Over Everest Comedic timing is paramount in the female-led play ‘Getting Over Everest’, written and led by Natasha Santos and directed by Katherine Timms.  It is theultimate break up story. Libby gets dumped by her boyfriend of ten years, Rob Everest, two weeks before Christmas. She is left with…

Chicks Chat Careers with… Louisa Connelly-Burnham

Louisa Connolly Burnham. Actress, Writer and Producer. Her credits include as actress for Wolfblood, Call the Midwife, The Marine 6: Close Quarters to name but a few. Louisa has just taken her film Call Centre on the festival circuit and it is proving to be a hit! We at Those…

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How to Plan Your Financial Future With Your Spouse

How to Plan Your Financial Future With Your Spouse • With Printables As newlyweds, you’ve already tackled the task of planning a wedding, and now it is time to plan the rest of your life together. Whether that may mean traveling the world, checking off your bucket list’s together, or…

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Thread • Theatre Review

‘Thread’ at The Hope Theatre The XV Theatre Company performed ‘Thread’ by Freya Alderson at the ever-charming venue ‘The Hope Theatre’. The play, directed by Veronica Quilligan, presents several interesting, relevant and challenging concepts. Initially, the audience is presented with the character Peter Gibson, who once won Best Director at…

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Queens of Sheba • Theatre

Queens of Sheba Award-winning five star play by Jessica L. Hagan Presented by Nouveau Riché and Omnibus Theatre Battersea Arts Centre 18th – 23 Nov, 7.30pm, Press night 18th Nov bac.org.uk/queens_of_sheba National 10 venue tour until 29 November 2019 “They ask me where I am from! I say I am…

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Mystify: Michael Hutchence • Review

Chicks at the Flicks Review of Mystify: Michael Hutchence For those of us who remember the 80s, there was no one like Michael Hutchence, the front man of the Australian rock group INXS. I distinctly recollect he had an aura; he exuded sex appeal. Of course the confidence exuded on…

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Emerge Festival

Emerge Festival Line-up announced for groundbreaking new London “Lates” festival September 27 & 28, 2019 Emerge, an innovative new “Lates” festival, will burst onto London’s night-time arts scene over the weekend of Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September, 2019. Aiming to turn expectations of who museums are for on its…

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Thirst for Justice

Thirst for Justice a documentary film by Leana Hosea In the spring of 2015, residents from two separate communities enlist the help of scientists to prove their suspicions that their water had become dangerously contaminated. In Sander, Arizona, Janene Yazzie, finds out from tests carried out by a PhD student,…

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Nasty • A Night of Female Comedy

“Nasty”: An All Female Comedy Night   The idea behind Nasty is very simple; to celebrate female comedy. The comedy night was set up to showcase female identifying comedians and give a platform to both up and coming, and experienced comedians. The 27th of September 8pm will host some top-quality…

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How to Improve your Confidence with Eye Contact

The Power of Eye Contact  As women, learning how to make strong eye contact is one of the most powerful skills we can develop, both in our professional and our personal lives. Humans are social creatures, and the way we meet the gaze of others reveals a lot about what…

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Chicks Chat Careers with… Nettie Wakefield

Nettie Wakefield. Artist., living and working in London. Nettie has been exhibiting in London since early 2013. She has been exhibiting between London and Los Angeles and had her third solo show, ‘Brandy’ at the Jason Vass Gallery in Downtown LA. She also showcased her work at Banksy’s bemusement park, ‘Dismaland’, in…

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Chiaroscuro • Chicks Theatre Picks

Chicks Theatre Picks • Chiaroscuro :(noun) the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting. I want to find it all now know our names know the others in history so many women have been lost at sea so many stories have been swept away Aisha, Yomi, Beth and…

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Ask Dr Ruth • Chicks at the Flicks Film Review

Ask Dr. Ruth Review   Dr. Ruth Westheimer has lead an extraordinary life. An ‘orphan of the Holocaust’ as a 10 year old she was evacuated by Kindertransport to Switzerland, in her 20s became a sniper for theIsraeli underground army Haganah, and in her 40s went on to educate the…

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Pain and Glory• Chicks at the Flicks Film Review

Pain and Glory Film Review. Pedro Almodóvar never fails to disappoint, his stories are original and are always a rewarding watch. But can it be remotely possible that with Pain and Glory, the director may have even surpassed himself. The story revolves around a character called Salvador Mallo (Antonio Banderas)….

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CGD LONDON

CGD LONDON • Planners for exceptional women. Who like to get stuff done. We at Those London Chicks are HUGE fans of this brand. It’s part of the positivity revolution and the empowerment of women! This is the ethos we hold dear. We rock as women but sometimes we need…

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Nine

Nine 

By Jane Shepard Director: Coral Tarran Unchained Theatre Company Currently on at Drayton Arms Theatre Macabre as it might be, I think we all have moments where we wonder how we would fare with being imprisoned. What would I do if I was trapped in a cell and the…

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Herstory • Cabaret Show

HERSTORY by Polly Clamorous Herstory; a term for history written that focuses on the female’s point of view or emphasizes the female’s role. The idea of Herstory is to give a voice to the women in history whose stories remained obscure. Thus, ‘Herstory’ is the perfect title for new Polly…

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The Weak Ones ​• Strindberg Triple Bill

The Weak Ones ​• Strindberg Triple Bill  The Weak Ones consists of three one-act plays set against the backdrop of everyday life in nineteenth-century Sweden: Motherly Love – An actress and her overbearing mother spend their summer holiday in the Stockholm Archipelago. The daughter is making friends for the first…

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Sassy Stand Up

Sassy Stand up a comedy  night featuring a line-up of some of the UK’s best new female comedians including Ellen Lilley, Abbie Murphy, Katerina Robinson, Ania Magliano and our headliner Athena Kugblenu. Sassy Stand Up brings some very funny women to Kingston for a night of brilliant comedy! The night…

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Madam Storm’s STRUT Master Class

Madam Storm’s Strut Masterclass • Learn How to Walk in Heels!  Madam Storm’s Strut Masterclass is an intensely practical session for women of all ages. Who want to present themselves as confident, assured, sensual and unequivocally owning their own space. Uniquely, the Masterclass is an object lesson in acquiring new…