London 2012 event listings 7 August: what’s on during the Olympics

{ Posted on Aug 13 2013 by B-man }
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Theatre

The Taming Of The Shrew, Shakespeare’s Globe, SE1, to 13 Oct, shakespearesglobe.com Samantha Spiro plays the untamable Kate in Toby Frow’s spirited production.

Another London, Tate Britain, SW1, to 16 Sep, tate.org.uk/britain Show squarely aimed at the visiting hordes, but there’s plenty to offer seasoned Londoners too, taking in work by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Bruce Davidson.

Thin Lizzy, Under The Bridge, Fulham, SW6, 7 Aug, underthebridge.co.uk Ricky Warwick, formerly of the Almighty, gamely steps into Phil Lynott’s shoes in a set of vintage 70s rock classics.

Buffy Sainte-Marie, Queen Elizabeth Hall, SE1, 7 Aug, southbankcentre.co.uk Saskatchewan-born vocalist and activist performs hippy-era classics and more.

Tom Rosenthal, So Comedy Live, Soho Downstairs, Soho Theatre, W1, 7 Aug, sohotheatre.com The Friday Night Dinner star offers understated stand-up rooted in his family life. Also on the bill are Ava Vidal, star of the BBC’s Mock The Week, Rayguns Look Real Enough and Joe Bor.

Adam Bloom, Half Moon, Putney, SW15, 7 Aug, halfmoon.co.uk Despite his many successful years on the circuit, Bloom still maintains the zesty high-energy approach of an over-enthusiastic teenage boy.

Slovak National Folklore Ballet: Lucnica, Sadlers Wells, EC2, to 7 Aug, sadlerswells.com “The Rolling Stones of folklore” bring songs and dances from central Europe.

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