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Halloween 2009 in London
Live up the spookiest day of the year with our ghoulishly good tips for Halloween events and parties. Care to serve a few guests amputated finger pizza while wearing your new vampire fangs? We'll share the recipes and help you find the perfect fancy dress gear

Halloween 2009: Phobophobia (The Fear of Fear) at The London Bridge Experience and The London Tombs

Halloween 2009: Phobophobia (The Fear of Fear) at The London Bridge Experience and The London Tombs
Enjoy a frightening experience that will leave you wondering if you have reached the very limit of your fear threshold...
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Post-It Stop Motion. BigHappyVideo.com: Latest Video Laughs

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Recently we've been transfixed by two great art-inspired works - the excellent Post-It Stop Motion video and the bizarre How It Would Be, If A House Was Dreaming. Meanwhile our bad side has been guffawing at Carl Sagan - 'A Glorious Dawn' ft Stephen Hawking, the bad-taste How to Fish Using Dynamite and the ever funny Rolf Harris...
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Top Attractions Sellers (17/09/09 - 30/09/09):
1. London Eye, 2. Ice skating, 3. Michael Jackson: The Official Exhibition, 4. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler, 5. Tower of London



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Diary: Dick Turpin's approach to the afterlife represents the way forward for our supernatural friends

The legendary highwayman turned up in the news the other day as the one and only ghost of a British airport. They say Turpin was a bright spark and it takes some mean intelligence for a character from the 18th century to be conversant with 21st century air travel and the 100ml liquid allowance.

What's more, he was canny enough to ride on past Stansted, near where he grew up, and plump for the easier-to-hide mess of Heathrow.

Rival London ghosts need to get with the programme. For ghouls, it's all about location and, come on, it's a bit boring to haunt the place you called home. Yes, I'm wailing at you Elizabeth I for staying put in Hampton Court and you Samuel Pepys. Why stick with your old Westminster home when you could be haunting the pubs around the House of Commons, picking up titbits for your blog?

Obviously, for the rest of us, it's good news the Supernats stay put. The Tube is crowded enough as it is, but underneath the Underground there are countless Plague Pits, full of grey-featured, glum-faced skeletons itching to emerge into the light to tell the world they were forced out before their time. That's Gordon Brown's resting place sorted out, anyway.

- David Clee

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Entertainment

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

- Cinema

Ricky Gervais stars as Mark in THE INVENTION OF LYING. Copyright: © 2009 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.Blockbuster of the Week: The Invention Of Lying (12A)
Starring: Ricky Gervais, Jonah Hill, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner
Lowly screenwriter Mark Bellison is about to be evicted...
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The Army Of Crime. Optimum ReleasingCritics' Choice of the Week: The Army Of Crime (15)
Starring: Virginie Ledoyen, Yann Tregouet, Gregoire Leprince-Ringuet
In 1940s Paris, poet Missak Manouchian leads 22 men..
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Pandorum. IconDrama of the Week: Pandorum (15)
Starring: Cam Gigandet, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster, Dennis Quaid
The year is 2174 and the battle for Earth's limited resources...
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See Also:
A-Z of London Films, A-Z of London Cinemas, A-Z of UK Cinemas, Cinema News, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews



- Classical and Dance

Riverdance - HMV Apollo HammersmithRiverdance - HMV Apollo Hammersmith
The famous dance show by Michael Flatley...
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Top Classical and Dance Sellers (17/09/09 - 30/09/09):
1. The Nutcracker, 2. Rigoletto, 3. Turandot, 4. The Snow Queen, 5. Giselle



- Comedy

Jason Manford - HMV Apollo HammersmithJason Manford - HMV Apollo Hammersmith
Manchester funnyman, stand-up, regular TV panel show guest and all round next-big-thing...
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Top Comedy Sellers (17/09/09 - 30/09/09):
1. The Comedy Store, 2. Jimmy Carr, 3. Eddie Izzard, 4. Ed Byrne: Different Class, 5. Dylan Moran: What It Is



- Music

Faces - Royal Albert Hall. Photo Credit: Julius! C.C.LicenseFaces - Royal Albert Hall
Ronnie Wood, Kenney Jones and Ian McLagan are to reform for a charity gig at the Royal Albert Hall next month...
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Top Music Sellers (17/09/09 - 30/09/09):
1. The Pogues, 2. David Gest...My Life! A Musical Concert Extravaganza, 3. Morrissey, 4. Elton John, 5. Dizzee Rascal



- Theatre

A Christmas Carol - Arts TheatreA Christmas Carol - Arts Theatre
An enchanting, feel-good musical version of Dickens' much-loved tale ...
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Top Theatre Sellers (17/09/09 - 30/09/09):
1. Wicked, 2. Mamma Mia!, 3. Thriller Live!, 4. Stomp, 5. We Will Rock You



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Competition

Fast & Furious CompetitionFast & Furious Competition Competition
Win one of three copies of Fast & Furious on DVD...
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London Accommodation

Holiday Inn London Mayfair - Mayfair (4*)

Holiday Inn London Mayfair - Mayfair (4*)
With its unparalleled location in the heart of Mayfair this hotel is perfectly situated for a stay in the Capital...
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Paddington Court Rooms - Paddington (3*)

Paddington Court Rooms - Paddington (3*)
A very convenient location close to Paddington Station, so getting around London is easy...
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Victoria Inn London - Victoria (3* Bed and Breakfast)

Victoria Inn London - Victoria (3* Bed and Breakfast)
Victoria Inn is a comfortable hotel, which provides low-cost accommodation close to London's Victoria Station...
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196 Bishopsgate - The City (4* Apartments)

196 Bishopsgate - The City (4* Apartments)
196 Bishopsgate offers a range of gorgeous serviced apartments that offer the best in contemporary city living...
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Top Hotels Sellers (17/09/09 - 30/09/09):
1. Lord Kensington Hotel - Earls Court (3 Star Bed and Breakfast), 2. Lexham Gardens Hotel - Earls Court (3 Star Hotel), 3. Belmont and Astoria Hotel - Paddington (3 Star Bed and Breakfast), 4. Bridge Park Hotel - Harlesden (2 Star Hotel), 5. Queens Hotel London - Crystal Palace (2 Star Hotel)

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