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The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian (PG)

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN. BEN BARNES. Murray Close.© Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Walden Media LLC.The next leg of C.S. Lewis' journey with the Pevensie children comes to cinemas this week, but don't expect Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy to be quite the same as when they first ruled in an enchanted realm. The four are called back to the magical kingdom by Prince Caspian, the Telmarine throne's heir who has been banished by the evil Uncle Miraz...
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London Fashion. Phot Credit: Peter Duhon. C.C.LicenseLondonNet is now looking a little better dressed, with a new section for all things fashion and style. Women, men and even kids can click here to catch up on trends, read the latest news and uncover opportunities for savings. There's even help for those days when you need to look really great, like weddings and (of course) fancy dress parties....
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1. London Eye
2. Summer Opening of the State Rooms
3. Summer opening of Parliament
4. Madame Tussauds
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Diary

Naomi Campbell Needs a New Mandela

"I'm looking forward to seeing my grandfather, absolutely," enthused Naomi Campbell just hours before learning adopted 'granddad' Nelson Mandela had rubbed her name off the celeb list for his 90th birthday gig at Hyde Park on Friday.

Apparently Gramps got the grumps about the supermodel wearing a hat bearing the number 46664, his prison number, at the time of her recent arrest for airport-rage.

You can see the great man's point. Not only might her police-bashing antics have brought his 46664 AIDS charity into disrepute, but it also cheapens Mandela's own struggle with security forces over issues a bit bigger than being able to exert first class airside privileges to the max.

Still, he must have known Naomi was a bit of a loose cannon from the beginning and bawling out your grandkids goes against all the rules. It's meant to be the parents who do the telling off while grandparents drop you a conspiratorial wink, offer a consoling cuddle and give you some cash to buy an ice-cream.

Mandela's behaviour amounts to a resignation letter from the granddad job. Luckily for Naomi, I know just the man to step in as a sympathetic uncle figure. Winks, cuddles and ice-creams will be just be the start and you can wear any baseball cap you like.

- David Clee

Entertainment

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Theatre

War Horse
National Theatre, Olivier


War Horse - National Theatre, OlivierAt the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. he's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land...
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1. Golda's Balcony
3. High School Musical On Stage
4. That Face
5. The Phantom of the Opera
5. The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Music

O2 Wireless Festival
Hyde Park


O2 Wireless Festival - Hyde ParkYes, it's true: Mr Beyonce is coming to Hyde Park. Jay-Z is confirmed to headline the opening Thursday night of this year's O2 Wireless Festival, and he'll be joined by big names like Hot Chip, Kid Sister and the dishy Mark Ronson...
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1. Stevie Wonder
2. Sex Pistols
3. Barry Manilow
4. The Nelson mandela Concert at Hyde Park
5. Hard Rock Calling

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Classical and Dance

Giselle
The Coliseum


Giselle - The ColiseumA revival taken from the original Paris Giselle, a ballet of the Romantic era, with Anastasia Matvienko, Ekaterina Borchenko or Irina Perren in the title role. All three dancers are renowned for their dramatic and balletic interpretation...
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1. Swan Lake
2. The Nutcracker
3. Madam Butterfly
4. Into the Hoods
5. The Sleeping Beauty

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Cinema

LondonNet Blockbuster of the Week

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN. Doctor Cornelius (VINCENT GRASS) in a scene from THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN. Murray Close. © Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Walden Media LLC.The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian (PG)
Family (2008) 144mins US
Director: Andrew Adamson
Starring: Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Skandar Keynes, Anna Popplewell, Ben Barnes

It has been a year since the Pevensie children - Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy - returned from the magical kingdom where they ruled as kings and queens. The experience has changed them deeply, especially Peter, who is frustrated to be a boy again...
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Critics' Choice of the Week

Thriller of the Week

Female Agents. Revolver EntertainmentFemale Agents (Les Femmes De L'Ombre)
drama (2008) 116mins US
Director: Jean-Paul Salome
Starring: Sophie Marceau, Laura Smet, Julie Depardieu, Maya Sansa, Moritz Bleibtreu

In 1944, successful French commando Louise Desfontaines, working for the British Special Operations Executive, sees her husband killed in a World War II sabotage mission. She then braves a mission to save a captured British geologist, but she and the other members of her parachuting team have a dangerous task ahead of them in France...

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Wanted. Copyright: © 2008 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Wanted (18)
Action (2008) 109mins US
Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Starring: James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman

When his estranged father is murdered, bored and disenchanted office worker Wesley Gibson is contacted by a sexy stranger called Fox, who recruits him into the ranks of the Fraternity - a secret society of assassins with lightning reactions, who carry out fate's deadly master plan. Fox encourages Wes to hone his untapped fighting skills and track down the people responsible for his father's demise...
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Competition

Cleaner Competition

Cleaner CompetitionThe sinister crime thriller, Cleaner, from veteran action director Renny Harlin (The Long Kiss Goodnight, Cliffhanger), and with exceptional performances from an A-List cast including Samuel L. Jackson (Jumper, Pulp Fiction), Ed Harris (National Treasure: Book of Secrets, a History of Violence) and Eva Mendes (Training Day, 2 Fats 2 Furious), is released on DVD 9th June 2008.

Tom Cutler (Jackson) is an ex-cop turned crime scene cleaner. When he arrives at a suburban house to clear up a gruesome murder he finds no one home. Finding a key outside the house he enters and proceeds with his horrific task. But when he returns with the key he meets the owner Ann Norcut (Mendes) who has no knowledge of a murder in her house. When she reveals her husband has gone missing, Tom realises he has unknowingly covered up a murder. With the help of his ex-police partner Eddie Lorenzo (Harris), Tom has to fight to identify the murderer before he finds himself implicated in the killing. And soon he realises his is involved in a scandal that could rock the police force to its foundations.

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Which of the following actors played the part of Jules Winnfield in the movie Pulp Fiction?
a. Renny Harlin
b. Samuel L. Jackson
c. Ed Harris

Closing Date: Thursday 17 July 2008, Noon

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London Accommodation

4 of the Best

St Martins Lane - Covent Garden (5* Hotel)St Martins Lane - Covent Garden (5* Hotel)
St Martins Lane has reinvented the hotel experience and reflects the 'hotels as theatre' approach Ian Schrager first created in New York over 16 years ago. It has become firmly established as the place to stay for numerous celebrities and visitors.
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The Cavendish London - Mayfair (4* Hotel)The Cavendish London - Mayfair (4* Hotel)
Located on prestigious Jermyn Street in the heart of London's Piccadilly. Guests will discover that Theatreland, Buckingham Palace, The Houses of Parliament and London's most exclusive shopping districts are on the doorstep.
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Hotel 82 London - Marylebone (3* Hotel)Hotel 82 London - Marylebone (3* Hotel)
This boutique hotel oozes modern style and sophistication. With neutral calming décor and friendly and welcoming staff, this is certainly a hotel you will want to come back to after a busy day sightseeing or attending business meetings.
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Royal Guest House - Shepherd's Bush (2* Hotel)Royal Guest House - Shepherd's Bush (2* Hotel)
As Royal Guest House has just been refurbished, and continental breakfast is included in the price, the 24-hour access rooms here are great value for money.
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Vancouver Studios - Bayswater (3* Apartments)Vancouver Studios - Bayswater (3* Apartments)
Vancouver Studios are modern, comfortable apartment studios, situated in London?s Bayswater area. These fully equipped studio apartments are ideal for both families and those on business.
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Boulevard Hotel - Paddington (Bed and Breakfast)Boulevard Hotel - Paddington (Bed and Breakfast)
Boulevard Hotel is a comfortable and centrally located hotel. Close to Paddington mainline and underground station, Boulevard Hotel is within easy reach of a number of popular tourist destinations.
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Park Inn Heathrow - Heathrow (4* Airport Hotel)Park Inn Heathrow - Heathrow (4* Airport Hotel)
Park Inn Heathrow provides an atmosphere of relaxed elegance and boasts a wide range of facilities including a leisure club with indoor pool and fitness centre.
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1. Furnival House - Highgate (Budget Rooms)
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4. Generator Hostel - Bloomsbury (Hostel)
5. City Continental Kensington - Earls Court (3* Hotel)

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