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Ok we're bias, but we think London is beautiful at night. So with the early winter sunsets, now is a great time to get up the Eye and see the city shining her lights over the Thames. Look for flight times after 4pm....
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Christmas 2009

Christmas 2009
Whether it's old traditions from Dickensian times like Christmas lights and he's-behind-you pantomimes, or new ones like Christmas costumes and ice-skating at famous London venues and a traffic-free Oxford Street, LondonNet's Christmas pages fill almost all known stockings...
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First up we have the excellent stop-motion animated Lego Grand Prix, followed by some festive safe-sex cheer with the The Twelve Lays of Christmas, washed down with a little Record breaking cocktail genius with a Benny Hill Mini Mega Mix soundtrack. | BigHappyVideo on Twitter | RSS

Top Attractions Sellers (26/11/09 - 09/12/09):
1. Ice skating, 2. London Eye, 3. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler, 4. Kensington Palace Admission, 5. Medieval Banquet

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They say that 100 million Americans tune in to watch London's New Year's Parade, a helluva figure for an event that's only been going a couple of decades.

Apparently, what they like about the parade is that it has a distinct American flavour; half the marchers are Americans for starters. In other words, the attraction must be sitting around the TV to enjoy a wholesome image that's a credit to their country:

"Say, isn't that TammyJoe, Randy's cousin, the one that's gotten knocked up twice before she turned 14? Sure is and look, it's litle old TammyJoe II and III she's juggling with!"

The Chinese New Year people will be next. Instead of Chinese Londoners leading their main event, they'd be better off inviting a load of performers from the old country and then watch the TV figures balloon.

By my calculations, we'd bring in a Chinese TV audience of about 400 million. That works out as enough advert money to sort out the hole in the nation's finances, or keep MPs in expenses for a few weeks.

- David Clee

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

- Cinema

Where The Wild Things Are. Warner Bros.Blockbuster of the Week: Where The Wild Things Are (PG)
Starring: Max Records, Catherine Keener, Forest Whitaker, Paul Dano, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, Lauren Ambrose
Lonely and misunderstood boy Max doesn't feel like his mother or her new boyfriend get him. So he ventures to an island where he meets a race of gargantuan, furry creatures called the Wild Things, whose actions and emotions are completely unpredictable...
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Carriers. ParamountHorror Movie of the Week: Carriers (15)
Starring: Emily VanCamp, Christopher Meloni, Chris Pine, Lou Taylor Pucci, Kiernan Shipka, Piper Perabo
A global pandemic has devastated the human race. The few remaining survivors huddle together, hoping to evade the ravages of the incurable virus...
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Unmade Beds (15). Image not availableCritics' Choice of the Week: Unmade Beds (15)
Starring: Richard Lintern, Iddo Goldberg, Michiel Huisman, Deborah Francois, Fernando Tielve
A quirky snapshot of 21st century London revolving around a warehouse where Spanish loner Axl (Fernando Tielve) and Belgian heartbreaker Vera (Deborah Francois) both reside; two strangers chasing impossible dreams whose lives collide when they least expect it...
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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

Giselle - London ColiseumGiselle - London Coliseum
Giselle is the ultimate Romantic ballet, a tale of innocence, betrayal and the redemptive power of true love...
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Top Classical and Dance Sellers (26/11/09 - 09/12/09):
1. The Nutcracker, 2. Romeo and Juliet, 3. The Snow Queen, 4. Sleeping Beauty, 5. Der Rosenkavalier

- Comedy

Stephen and the Sexy Partridge - Trafalgar Studios, Studio 2Stephen and the Sexy Partridge - Trafalgar Studios, Studio 2
A new production by the award-winning director of The Mighty Boosh, Cal McCrystal...
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Top Comedy Sellers (26/11/09 - 09/12/09):
1. Eddie Izzard, 2. Jason Byrne, 3. Stephen K Amos, 4. Comedy Carnival at The Grand, 5. The Comedy Store

- Music

Cobra Starship. Photo Credit: meganwest. C.C.LicenseCobra Starship - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Cobra Starship are the brainchild of ex-Midtown frontman Gabe Saporta. After the inclusion of their killer track Bring It (Snakes On A Plane) on the hit movie's soundtrack...
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Top Music Sellers (26/11/09 - 09/12/09):
1. The Pogues, 2. Alice In Chains, 3. Simple Minds, 4. Shed Seven, 5. Kiss

- Theatre

The Fantasticks - Duchess TheatreThe Fantasticks - Duchess Theatre
The Fantasticks tells an allegorical story, loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand...
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Top Theatre Sellers (26/11/09 - 09/12/09):
1. Aladdin, 2. The Phantom of the Opera, 3. Snow White, 4. The Gruffalo, 5. Wicked

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Sunshine Cleaning CompetitionSunshine Cleaning Competition
Win one of three copies of Sunshine Cleaning on DVD...
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London Accommodation

The Halkin - Belgravia (4*)

The Halkin - Belgravia (4*)
The Halkin is a haven in the heart of London's Belgravia, hidden on a quiet street a few hundred yards from Hyde Park Corner...
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Swinton Hotel - Kings Cross (2*)

Swinton Hotel - Kings Cross (2*)
Swinton Hotel is a small budget hotel, located right in the heart of the capital in King's Cross. Popular with students, backpackers and families travelling on a budget, this friendly hotel offers bed and breakfast accommodation in a range of basic but comfortably furnished rooms...
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Access Apartments City - Farringdon (Budget Apartment)

Access Apartments City - Farringdon (Budget Apartment)
Stay at Access Apartments City if business is bringing you and up to four colleagues to the City in London, or you and family (or friends) are looking for a cheaper alternative to hotels close to St Paul's Cathedral and the British Museum...
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Vegas Hotel London - Victoria (2* Bed & Breakfast)

Vegas Hotel London - Victoria (2* Bed & Breakfast)
Vegas Hotel London is a centrally located hotel, which offers low-cost bed and breakfast accommodation. Ideal if you want to stay right in the heart of the city, Vegas Hotel London is situated in London's lively Victoria district, just minutes away from Buckingham Palace...
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Top Hotels Sellers (26/11/09 - 09/12/09):
1. Pay and Sleep Heathrow - Heathrow Hotel (Budget Hotel), 2. Belmont and Astoria Hotel - Paddington (3 Star Bed and Breakfast), 3. Sleeping Beauty Hotel - Leyton (3 Star Hotel), 4. Barkston Budget Rooms - Earls Court (Budget Rooms), 5. Golden Star Hotel - Victoria (1 Star Hotel)

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