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Thursday, February 29, 2024

No 10 condemns London theatre for hosting Black Out nights by Peter Walker

Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson says it would be ‘concerning and divisive’ to restrict audiences based on race at Noël Coward Downing Street has condemned a London theatre’s decision to …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:42PM
Monday, February 7, 2022

Jimmy Carr’s joke about Roma people ‘deeply disturbing’, says No 10 by Peter Walker and Jim Waterson

Sajid Javid joins condemnation of comedian’s remark about Holocaust deaths and suggests boycott Jimmy Carr’s comment about the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities are “deeply disturb…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:54AM
Friday, May 22, 2015

English National Ballet set to move to new home in east London by Peter Walker

The ENB and its ballet school will have a purpose-built home in Canning Town, joining many other artistic ventures heading eastFor some of its more well-heeled audience members the prospect …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:27AM
Friday, March 13, 2015

Major fire breaks out at Battersea Arts Centre in London by Peter Walker

Fire brigade fighting huge blaze which has destroyed a section of roof above main hall of south London arts centreA major fire has broken out at Battersea Arts Centre, a leading independent …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:11PM
Friday, January 23, 2015

Julie Walters: lack of working-class actors is sad by Simon Hattenstone and Peter Walker

Actor adds voice to row over number of privileged artists in the arts, saying drama career wouldn’t be an option for her now Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:45AM
Sunday, January 5, 2014

Believable wigs and thrilling gigs: how tribute bands took centre stage by Peter Walker

The Bootleg Beatles were among the first to recreate a band at its zenith – but now they are by no means aloneThe four men slumped on sofas in the sizeable but anonymous dressing room deep…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:33PM
Sunday, April 7, 2013

Book of Mormon not a problem for the Latter-Day Saints by Peter Walker

British branch of church launches ad campaign as South Park creators' musical opens, but says it doesn't object to showFollowers of some faiths, when faced by a bestselling musical devoted t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:54PM
Friday, April 1, 2011

Michael McIntyre's mega-tour could make him Britain's most bankable act by Peter Walker

• Record-breaking schedule to gross at least £20m• Comedian takes first 58 shows to 12 biggest arenasRobert Newman and David Baddiel's pioneering one-off Wembley Arena show in 1993 prom…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:06PM
Sunday, March 27, 2011

Circus accused of mistreating elephant by Peter Walker

Police and RSPCA launch joint investigation after video shows elephant being hit and repeatedly kicked by her minderPolice have launched a joint investigation with the RSPCA after another an…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:29PM

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