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Nancy Durrant is the Arts Editor at the Evening Standard, covering art, theatre, film, TV, opera and dance, music of all kinds and comedy. She can usually be found in a darkened room, watching somebody pretend to be somebody else.... MORE

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Nancy Durrant is the Arts Editor at the Evening Standard, covering art, theatre, film, TV, opera and dance, music of all kinds and comedy. She can usually be found in a darkened room, watching somebody pretend to be somebody else.

Culture

Cultural Capital ep 29: the best of London’s arts and culture

It’s the Working from Home edition! We look back over six months of fantastic arts in London, in our PJs

Dec 30, 2021
Exhibitions

Art lovers, get set! The exhibitions to see in London this winter

The city is a treasure trove of ever-changing art, so let’s get out there

Dec 29, 2021
Music

Coldplay won’t release music after 2025. Or, they could stop now?

The band’s frontman announced the plans on Jo Whiley’s radio show

Dec 23, 2021
Books

Name-dropping, moi? The best celebrity memoirs to buy this Christmas

It’s Christmas, which means this year’s celebrity autobiogs have arrived in bookshops in all their star-studded, hardback glory...

Dec 20, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 28: watch our show on the best of London’s culture

From dancing mice to remade musicals, London is still serving up the treats

Dec 10, 2021
Food and drink

Best cheese hampers

Baskets and boxes of delicious curds

Dec 8, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 27: our weekly show on the best of London culture

From a Christmas movie spectacular to a show of small things, we’ve got the capital covered

Dec 3, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 26: our weekly show on the best of London culture

With Amy Winehouse at the Design Museum, House of Gucci and Life of Pi in the West End, we’ve got London covered

Nov 26, 2021
Comment

London’s theatre is finally back, so why are the stalls half full?

There are several reasons why people are staying away from the theatre, but there is something we can do to encourage at least some of them back

Nov 25, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 25: our weekly show on the best of London culture

It’s officially winter, because you can go skating at Somerset House. I don’t make the rules.

Nov 19, 2021
Exhibitions

Fabergé in London at the V&A exhibition review: Still inspiring wonder

It’s not just the exquisite eggs that are mind-blowing, but the craft... and the cost

Nov 17, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 24: our weekly show on the best of London culture

Andrew Garfield, a forest of bubbles and an overview of the emerging art world - join us on our cultural journey

Nov 12, 2021
Culture

How London’s arts institutions are responding to the climate emergency

From getting rid of plastics to tracking global biodiversity, the capital’s cultural organisations are working hard to implement change

Nov 11, 2021
Culture

Your Great Big London Christmas Culture Guide: Arts to book in 2021

From a spoonful of sugar in the Nutcracker to a scattering of sequins at Sink the Pink, we’ve got all the Christmas cultural bases covered

Nov 8, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 22: our weekly show on the best of London culture

From saving the planet to singing One Love, we’ve got all the bases covered

Oct 29, 2021
Film

The horror films that still scare us silly, from The Shining to It

Fancy-dress parties may be back this year but nothing beats scaring yourself silly on the sofa with some popcorn. Our writers pick the films that still make them shudder now

Oct 22, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 21: our weekly show on the best of London culture

Enjoy London responsibly guys, let’s keep it open...

Oct 22, 2021
Culture

Cultural Capital ep 20: watch our show on the best of London’s culture

The capital’s biggest fair is open, so we took a tour

Oct 15, 2021