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The Duchess (12A)

Keira Knightley (Georgiana) in The Duchess. Pathe Production UK and IrelandShared affection and misplaced chemistry spark passive-aggressive seething in The Duchess (Keira Knightley's zillionth period piece), which transports the Diana-Charles mismatch into the 18th century...
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NEW! Ice Skating

Ice Skating in London. Photo Credit: tompagenet. C.C.LicenseThe summer music festivals are still going strong, but London soon will get a chilly dose of entertainment, ice-rink style. Lace up your pair of skates - or rent one, if it's been awhile - and head for an evening of figure eights in Canary Wharf, Kew Gardens, Hampton Court or the Tower of London...
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NEW! LondonNet Services

LondonNet New Services. Photo Credit: crabchick. C.C.LicenseIf you're looking for the perfect DVD, CD or book but can't be bothered to head to the high street, then try our new online shopping options. You can also click through the iTunes music selection and download your favourite song from the gig you saw last night, or pick up a guidebook to help navigate your way through London. And if you find the love of your life through our dating section, this is an easy place to get a gift!

Top Attraction Sellers:
(21/08/08 - 03/09/08)


1. London Eye
2. Summer Opening of the State Rooms
3. Madame Tussauds
4. Summer Opening of Parliament
5. Amazing Rare Things

Diary

Family Tree Hugging

TV schedulers had a problem. What with falling property prices, all those shows about securing your future by buying your dream house seemed a bit cruel, so they came up with the idea of ancestry-themed shows about your forebears' nightmarish hovels instead.

Feel bad about defaulting on that bathroom refit? Don't worry, your great-great-great-great granddad only got to bathe once a month in Dickensian grime, just before the cholera set in.

Ancestry is one of the few boom industries left and now the London Metropolitan Library Archive, owned by the City of London, is putting its stuff on-line to cope with the demand. At the click of a mouse, Londoners will be able to find out when and where their ancestors were born, schooled, married, put in the stocks and died.

For most people, there's not much more info than that, but it'll be much better for our descendants. When they look on-line from some fancy space station in 2508, they'll have access to all our emails, phone texts and msn chats, to get a really deep picture of how shallow we really are. In full holographic glory, they'll stick all that on TV, too.

- David Clee

Entertainment

See below for what's currently happening in and around London:
Cinema | Classical | Clubs | Comedy | Music | Theatre

Blockbuster of the Week: The Duchess (12A) The Duchess. Photo Credit: Nick Wall. Pathe Production UK and Ireland
Starring: Keira Knightley, Dominic Cooper, Ralph Fiennes
Eighteenth century social butterfly Georgiana Spencer is encouraged by her mother to marry the brutish Duke of Devonshire...
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Gangster Movie of the Week: RocknRolla (15) JEREMY PIVEN as Roman in Warner Bros. Pictures action film RocknRolla. Alex Bailey. Copyright: 2008 Dark Castle Holdings, LLC Copyright: 2007 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. - All Rights Reserved
Starring: Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Gemma Arterton
London hoodlum Lenny Cole is keen to forge close business ties with Russian entrepreneur Uri...
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Turkey of The Week: Disaster Movie (12A) Josh Peck in the Wackness. Revolver Group.
Starring: Matt Lanter, Vanessa Minnillo, Gary 'G Thang' Johnson
Latest spoof from the makers of Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie and Meet The Spartans...
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A-Z of London Films, A-Z of London Cinemas, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews

Flamenco Flamen'ka - Lyric Theatre

Flamenco Flamen'ka - Lyric TheatreBased around the story of a passionate and tragic love triangle, this show promises a fusion of flamenco...
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Top Classical and Dance Sellers:
(21/08/08 - 03/09/08)

1. Swan Lake
2. The Nutcracker
3. Aida
4. Don Giovanni
5. Three Short Works

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More Ballet and Dance Tickets, More Classical Music Tickets, More Opera Tickets

Club Launch Night - Matter

Club Launch Night - MatterMatter launches its first ever club night with one of the most essential names in clubland: Carl Cox...
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Top Clubs Sellers:
(21/08/08 - 03/09/08)

1. Club De Fromage, CAI (25/10)
2. Headliners, Pacha (11/10)
3. Freshers Festival, Fabric (8/10)
4. Teasers, Barfly (11/09)
5. Club NME, KOKO (12/09)

Lee Evans - The O2

Lee Evans - The O2This September marks the start of Lee Evans 11-city 'Big' tour for more than 300,000 fans...
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Top Comedy Sellers:
(21/08/08 - 03/09/08)

1. Chris Rock
2. Fat Pig
3. The Comedy Store
4. Lee Evans
5. The Comedy Carnival

Glasvegas - Scala

Glasvegas. Photo Credit: celticblade. C.C.LicenseGlasvegas: the best Scottish band for two decades...
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Search for Music Tickets:
By Artist, By Date, By Venue

Top Music Sellers:
(21/08/08 - 03/09/08)

1. Madonna
2. Elton john
3. Stereophonics
4. Coldplay
5. Simply Red

No Man's Land
Duke of York's Theatre

No Man's Land - Duke of York's TheatreFrom the pen of one of our greatest living playwrights, comes Nobel Prize laureate Harold Pinter's tragicomic gem...
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Top Theatre Sellers:
(21/08/08 - 03/09/08)

1. Riflemind
2. West Side Story
3. Wicked
4. The Phantom of the Opera
5. Brief Encounter

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More Comedy Tickets, More Musicals Tickets, More Plays Tickets

Competition

Angel Competition

Angel CompetitionTo celebrate the upcoming cinematic of the movie Angel, Lionsgate Films are giving away a box set of 7 DVDs to one lucky winner...
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London Accommodation

4 of the Best

The Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel - Knightsbridge (4* Hotel)The Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel - Knightsbridge (4* Hotel)

One of the best of London's new breed of boutique hotels, The Lowndes is right up there for service, location and attention to detail, in terms of both design and service.
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President Hotel London - Bloomsbury (3* Hotel)President Hotel London - Bloomsbury (3* Hotel)
President Hotel London is a comfortable, 3 star hotel, located in the historic Bloomsbury area. Overlooking Russell Square Gardens, this popular hotel provides inviting rooms and a range of facilities, including a shopping arcade.
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So London Apartments - Hammersmith (4* Apartment)So London Apartments - Hammersmith (4* Apartment)
Hammersmith is just West of Central London and home to delightful and luxurious So London Apartments Hammersmith which offer you the space and sumptuousness you deserve at a fraction of the price of city centre hotel rooms.
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Adamotel - Earls Court (Quality Rooms)Adamotel - Earls Court (Quality Rooms)
As Adamotel occupies a striking building, you could almost be fooled into thinking that you have got the wrong address; it just doesn't look like a cheap London hostel. As soon as you step inside you will realise just what good value for money Adamotel is.
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Top Hotel Sellers
(21/08/08 - 03/09/08)


1. President Hotel London - Bloomsbury (3* Hotel)
2. Holly House Hotel London - Victoria (Budget Rooms)
3. Majestic Hotel - South Kensington (2* Hotel)
4. High Holborn Hall - Covent garden (Budget Rooms)
5. Shellbourne Hotel - Earls Court (3* Hotel)

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